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Best Men’s Jackets for Spring

Written by: Rebecca Shires | March 8, 2017.

jacketsSpring is nearly here, meaning you’re going to want to ditch the parkas and puffer coats and opt for a more lightweight option. You want something that won’t cause you to overheat during the day but also won’t leave you shivering at night.

From denim jackets to rain macs, we have compiled the perfect guide on the top spring jackets for men and how to style them.

The Leather Jacket

An ultimate staple in any man’s wardrobe, the leather jacket is one of the most versatile jackets you can own. It is pretty simple to wear this piece dressed up or down.

A leather jacket is the perfect thickness for spring and only covers your top half, keeping you a lot cooler than a longer jacket. Leather jackets are also usually styled un-fastened, meaning there is little risk of overheating.

Wear your leather jacket with a plain t-shirt, distressed jeans and trainers for the perfect casual look – throw on a hoodie or checked shirt underneath your jacket for those colder days.

Create a more upmarket look by pairing your leather jacket with a buttoned-up oxford shirt, chinos and smarter shoes.

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Our Pick: Diesel L Marton Leather Jacket

The Rain Coat

Knowing the typical British weather is important when picking your outfit for the day. It is inevitable that even on the warmest of days, the heavens will open. Be prepared by picking yourself up a rain coat – a stylish yet practical addition to any man’s spring/summer wardrobe.

A thin rain coat is perfect for keeping you cool on the warmer days and dry on the wet ones. If you pick the right rain coat, they’re very easy to style. You can also layer them up with a sweatshirt or hoodie for those colder spring days too.

Pair your rain coat with slim fit jeans, your favourite pair of Converse and a simple t-shirt to keep it casual.

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Our Pick: Lyle and Scott Full Zip Raincoat Jacket

The Bomber Jacket

Every designer has jumped on the bomber jacket band wagon this season. With a huge of array of styles available, the bomber is an obvious choice this spring/summer. You can get bomber jackets in a range of thicknesses so make sure you opt for a thinner one – ensuring it’s not too tight so you can layer if necessary.

Bomber jackets can be worn casually and for a more smart-casual dress code. For everyday wear, pair your bomber with ripped jeans, a t-shirt and trainers. For a more dressed up occasion, go for a smarter bomber jacket with black skinny jeans, a shirt and Oxford shoes.

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Our Pick: Alpha Industries MA 1 TT Bomber Jacket

The Denim Jacket

When you think of spring, you think of light wash denim – Making the denim jacket an obvious choice this season. The denim jacket is one of the most versatile types of jackets available to men. This means styling one is much easier than you might think.

As per our Summer Denim Guide – keep it contemporary with a pair of chinos, plain white tee and your favourite pair of trainers.

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Our Pick: Vivienne Westwood D Ace Denim Jacket

Whether you’re going for a statement bomber or an iconic leather jacket, Mainline Menswear have got you covered on those rainy days, ensuring you stay cool and look good.

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