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The 10 Best Men’s Jackets To Keep You Warm and Stylish in 2021

Outerwear—it doesn’t matter which part of the country you live in; this wardrobe staple is something we can utilize while navigating all of the seasons. Yes, practicality is essential but let’s be honest, one of the best things about the summer is wearing some of the colors and cuts you don’t normally get to wear other times of the year. Whether it be using your jacket to start an outfit or to tie it all together, you’ll find layering when the weather heats up is one of the more subtle moves that will elevate your wardrobe without having to do too much.

And that’s what we had in mind when creating this line-up. Don them on your morning walks with the dog or at those Friday night baseball games (COVID test permitting). From your light wash denim to your sleek, squeaky nylon, there are picks in here everyone can get behind.

Best Denim Jacket: Rag & Bone Cotton & Hemp Shop Denim Jacket

Rag & Bone Denim Jacket

Rag & Bone is amazing at making durable, West Coast inspired garments. This light wash denim jacket will feel like a feather compared to competitors, and it features a couple of unique details like a spread collar and dual side-seam pockets.

Best for the Ballpark: Mitchell & Ness New York Yankees Satin Jacket

Yankees Satin jacket

What a better way to celebrate baseball being in full swing than this satin Yankees jacket. It’s perfect for summer, especially when we’re talking about those chilly Friday night games in the Bronx. Just make sure you’ve got your vaccine card before going to the game, otherwise, they’ll ask you to take a COVID test before entering.

Best Lightweight Layer: Without Walls Textured Linen Overshirt

Without Walls Linen Overshirt

Without Walls makes a solid linen overshirt that’s perfect for those breezy summer nights. A tan colorway makes it incredibly easy to layer and will complement any casual fit. We can call this a cool, calm, and collected jacket.

Best Rain Jacket: Filson Swiftwater Rain Jacket

Filson Swiftwater Jacket

Brace yourselves, rain is coming. This Filson Swiftwater jacket has you covered though. Packable and weighing a noticeable 13.4 ounces, you’ll be able to get this bad boy out before the second droplet from the sky hits your shoulder.

Most Versatile: Patagonia Houdini Jacket

Patagonia Houdini Jacket

This Patagonia Houdini jacket reminds us of the jacket you should keep in the backseat of your car at all times. It’s supremely light—made with 100% recycled nylon—and dons moisture-wicking repellent. Use it to combat stubborn wind and random rain showers.

Best Collaboration: BOSS X Russell Athletics Creedra Jacket

BOSS x Russell Jacket

BOSS just teamed up with Russell Athletics to create a supremely awesome collection that fuses sharp, high-end wear with a classic and sporty aesthetic. While we love all of the pieces put out, this dark blue Creedra jacket offers versatility in casual settings as well as more formal ones. Made with fine Italian cotton!

More Great Jackets

Tracksmith Boston Billy Jacket

Tracksmith Billy Jacket

Tracksmith is one of the best at tapping into collegiate prep styling. Why? Well, because they were doing it back when it was new to start with! They’ve stuck with their timeless silhouettes over the decades, and the Boston Billy is an excellent example of garments that will never go out of style. This nylon jacket is perfect for running and for wearing to dinner.

Dickies Eisenhower Jacket

Dickies Eisenhower Jacket

The Eisenhower jacket is a workwear staple for a reason. Tough, water-resistant, and breathable, you can complement almost any outfit with this legacy jacket. Don’t believe us? Ask Kanye. Oh, and it’s forever affordable.

SIMMS Flyweight Shell Fishing Jacket

SIMMS Fishing Jacket

Recent trends suggest fishing has some pretty cool apparel to tap into. SIMMS is one of the brands representing the new attention. Their Flyweight Shell is great for a morning walk as much as it is for zooming around on your Uncle’s John Boat.

Pacsun Tactical Zip-Up Hooded Jacket

Pacsun Tactical Jacket

Functionality is key in this classic tactical jacket. It features a number of zip-closed pockets and comes with a drawstring hood. Made with 100% nylon to reduce weight and become durable for those unplanned adventures.

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