Your example: Elle aime sa nouvelle veste.
I understood from A1 lesson that with clothes (f) we use "la". I noted:
Tu as les mains dans les poches = You have your hands in your pockets
Both Chris and Maarten are correct!
la veste = the jacket -> definite article / general comment
sa veste = his/her jacket -> possessive pronoun / whose vest it is
See previous answer here: les-tes-for-body-part
I hope this is helpful.
Bonne journée !
If you want to communicate unambiguously whose vest it is, you have to use the possessive pronoun.
It can be a confusing topic - I wrote some comments previously and there is other discussion at this link that will be too. Check through the QandA:
For hands in pockets, it will generally be “les”, as to have someone else’s hands in your pockets would be unusual - if that was the case, there would be an expanded description. With a new piece of clothing in this example, and no reflexive verb - “la veste” would just tell you (she likes) “the jacket” without indicating whose jacket.
Using le, la, les with body parts and clothing (definite articles)
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