The good news is, Winter is coming to a close, but with the weather as unpredictable as ever, it’s tough to know how to dress from day to day. On Monday you’ve got your sunglasses on, yet by Tuesday you’re digging out a winter jumper again. Yep, it’s the dreaded season transition again!
So that you’re prepared for whatever the weather throws at you, without compromising on style, we’ve put together a guide of the best Spring jackets to get you through the season.
Carrying your seamlessly from day to night, a bomber jacket will be your best friend over the Spring months. Whether you’re one to make a statement, or prefer your look to sit on the more understated side of the fence, the on trend piece of outerwear comes in a multitude of different designs to fit in with your style. Originally created for fighter pilots, the bomber jacket comes from military beginnings; an influence that can still be recognised in a lot of the pieces on the market today. Alpha Industries made a name for themselves for their iconic MA-1 flight jacket inspired bombers, which are now available in everything from reversible, to metallic styles. Stone Island also have a number of cutting edge designs among their new collection, crafted using their trademark technical fabrics and garment technology.
Grey clouds looming? Make sure you don’t get caught in a shower unprepared by opting for something a little more weather resistant, such as the classic anorak or windbreaker. Ideal for outdoor adventures, an anorak is guaranteed to keep you comfortable, at the same time as forming armour between you and the elements. The functionality of the garment doesn’t necessarily mean that you are compromising in style however; as though practical, the weatherproof jacket are available in a series of fits and colours to complement your wardrobe, such as this striped design by Moncler, or blue style by Fred Perry. On the days when the temperatures drop, you’ll definitely feel the benefits from something a bit heavier, so opt for a quilted design such as this Thorpe Anorak by Polo Ralph Lauren.
The Mac / Trench
For those times when you’re required to smarten up, a Mac or Trench coat is ideal for upgrading your ensemble. The timeless design is one well worth investing in, as having been around for over a century, we can guarantee it won’t be going out of style any time soon! A true classic, these jackets lend optimal versatility to your wardrobe, meaning they’ll make just as fantastic an accompaniment to your jeans and t-shirt get up, as they will your office ensemble. This chic belted trench coat by Michael Kors will bring classic sophistication to any formal look.
The Leather Jacket
Ideal for daytime or evening wear, a leather jacket is perfect for adding a bit of an edge to your look. Coming in a range of different fits and cuts, there’s a style to suit every man, from urban designs, to vintage inspired pieces. Over the milder months, the versatile jacket offers the perfect level of warmth, that protects you from a chill in the air, without leaving you sweating it out once you reach the end of the street.
The biker jacket is the top choice for toughening up your look, famed for being the go to for Hollywood bad boys, such as James Dean and Marlon Brando. Alternatively, you can achieve a slightly more refined take on the style, by choosing something a bit ‘cleaner’ or tailored. This minimalist design by DSquared2 is perfect for smarter occasions, crafted from an opulent smooth black leather, with chic silver toned detailing.
The Track Jacket
Add a sporting vibe to your ensemble with a laid back track jacket or hoodie. Crafted in a slightly lighter material than other jackets on the market, these are just the answer to layering up on the days when the sun shows its face. Better suited for casual occasions, the track jacket is the perfect indoor and outdoor garment, meaning there’s no need to change as you move from the sofa, to the shops.