It is always hard to know what form of outerwear to wear at this time of the year, as even though in the past few days the sun has been shining, the bitter-wind is preventing us to just go out in shorts and t-shirts. On the other hand you don’t want to be venturing out in your winter coats.
Retailers all around the high street offer different styles of jackets that will keep you warm when the wind is blowing, but keep you cool enough for those rare moments of sun.
The bomber jacket is becoming even more of a staple item for your wardrobe this spring. The bomber jacket is a timeless classic, enhancing any man’s silhouette. This season designers have strayed from classic styles such as the traditional Harrington bomber jacket, and added a new twist by introducing print and various colours. The jacket can be matched simply with jeans and a printed tee for a casual look, or with smart trousers and a shirt for a more refined and smarter look.
This season denim has made its come back, both in jean and jacket form. The denim jacket is a classic staple piece which was made popular by the brand Levi’s, towards the early part of the 20th century. Since then various designers and brands have adapted the jacket, using different shades of denim. If and when pairing with Jeans go for either a lighter or darker shade. Double denim is one of those looks that doesn’t suit everybody, but when executed correctly can look great, but when done wrong it can turn into a big fashion faux pas, so be careful. Alternatively match with chinos or formal trousers.
Similar to the Bomber jacket, the Varsity jacket is a great light weight and insulating outerwear piece; perfect for spring days. The varsity jacket can be worn pretty much anywhere and with anything. It is a great alternative for those who are looking for more of a preppy look. It can easily be integrated into your everyday style, heading to uni or a general day out. Match the jacket with a pair of slim fit chinos and a shirt for a smart yet casual everyday look.
Where blazers are perhaps the least protective from the colder of spring days, they offer style and a cooling alternative to heavier weighted outerwear for the sunnier of days. Last season saw an influx in smart/casual blazers in men’s fashion, and this season nothing has changed. The Blazer is no longer associated with just formal attire. Instead it can be paired with jeans or chinos and a causal/ printed shirt for a more casual look.
All four jackets are versatile and can easily be integrated into your wardrobe this Spring. Let us know which one you decided below.