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The 17 Best Men’s Jackets To Keep You Warm and Stylish in 2021

Outerwear — it does not matter which part of the country you live in; this wardrobe staple is something we can utilize while navigating fall’s transitions. Yes, practicality is essential but let’s be honest; one of the best things about the fall is flexing your style muscles, which is why we’re giving you a leg-up with sifting through the countless jackets available. We’ve gathered the best jackets to consider for the season and trust us; you will want to own more than one of these stylish fall jackets.

The Leather Jacket: Schott NYC Classic Schott Racer Black Leather Motorcycle Jacket

Schott NYC Classic Schott Racer Black Leather Motorcycle Jacket

This particular style of leather jacket has been in production for over 40 years, which means it belongs in your closet. We understand that a leather jacket can sometimes feel intimidating for the more formal dressers. No need to worry — this Schott jacket looks great on everyone. The silhouette fits all body types, and the leather is as smooth as butter.

The Suede Jacket: Theory Bomber Jacket

Theory Bomber Jacket

A suede jacket will get you through the early part of the fall and is the easiest way to dress up an outfit. We’ve got our eye on this suede bomber jacket; the rich material and the ribbed collar bring the best of both worlds to your wardrobe luxury and sport. This jacket is fully unlined, which makes it perfect for layering over those sweaters you’ve been waiting to pull out.

The Quilted Jacket: Barbour Lemal Quilted Jacket

Barbour Quilted Lemal Jacket

Barbour jackets are the stuff of legend, made to work in plenty of different conditions on the road or at home. The Lemal Jacket, with a trim fit and a classic navy color, is your next road trip jacket, easily.

The Down Jacket: Aether Launch Jacket

Aether Launch Jacket

We love hiking jackets for their versatility, especially this one from Aether. Made with an 800-fill-power goose down insulation, Aether’s jacket will keep you warm during even the coolest excursions on the trails, while it’s still stylish enough to wear in the city. Cop the black option for a rugged yet minimalist look. In short, it’s one of our favorite down jackets for Fall.

The Bomber Jacket: Rag and Bone Manston Nylon Bomber Jacket

Rag and Bone Manston Nylon Bomber Jacket

What’s a fall wardrobe without a bomber jacket? We know you’ve seen the bomber jacket included in fall fashion reports for a few years now but that’s for a good reason. It’s a closet essential packed with coolness and ease that will complete any off-duty outfit. We cannot get enough of this bomber from Rag &Bone it features original details that you expect in a bomber but has been updated with less padding making it feel and look more modern.

The Denim Jacket: A.P.C. Veste Jean Work

A.P.C. Veste Jean Work

Denim jackets are available in all types of styles, from vintage to Sherpa trucker jacket, brands have been pumping out styles. So, we are going to give it to you straight. This fall, you need a raw denim jacket that will become your go-to jacket and get better over time. We love this APC denim jacket, made to last. The sharp and minimalistic design will never go out of style.

The Work Jacket: Howler Brothers HB Depot Jacket

Howler Brothers HB Depot Jacket

Stretch cotton meets a traditional workwear silhouette and punches it up with just the right amount of flexibility and durable style, and hip handwarmer pockets keep you toasty through cold weather.

The Fleece Jacket: Patagonia Classic Retro-X Fleece Jacket

Patagonia Classic Retro-X Fleece Jacket

The fleece jacket is a jacket that looks great on everyone. It’s warm, windproof, and stylish, and is a key lightweight jacket for fall. We ‘loving this classic fleece from Patagonia. The retro design has a 90’s feel that on-trend with a style that seems to be resurfacing.

The Anorak Jacket: Herschel Supply Co. Voyage Anorak

Herschel Supply Co. Voyage Anorak
Herschel Supply Co.

Who said you can’t add a little fun, color, and pattern to your outerwear rotation, right? Herschel Supply Co.’s Voyage Anorak injects some life into the traditional anorak silhouette.

The Upcycled Jacket: Everlane The ReNew Lightweight Hooded Puffer

Everlane The ReNew Lightweight Hooded Puffer

Upcycling is becoming a standard design method among brands, which we can hope to see more of. We all should purchase an upcycled piece of clothing this season. This jacket from Everlane is the ideal shell jacket for fall. Not only has it been made from 16 renewed plastic bottles, but it’s also revisable, which makes it the perfect grab and go jacket for countless outfits.

Other Jackets We Love:

Buck Mason Felted Rally Bomber Jacket

Buck Mason Felted Rally Bomber Jacket
Buck Mason

Don’t get us wrong, we love a bomber jacket that’s made for breezy spring weather and summer nights, but there’s something to be said for a bomber jacket you can wear when it’s slightly colder than that, and this merino wool bomber jacket fits the bill quite nicely.

Eddie Bauer Centennial Collection Exploration Jacket

Eddie Bauer Centennial Jacket
Eddie Bauer

Eddie Bauer takes its menswear offerings to new heights with this jacket designed to celebrate the brand’s 100th anniversary, and it’s helpful that it features updated functionality and a streamlined design for style and durability on the go.

Pedro & Tailor Chore Coat

Pedro & Tailor Chore Coat
Pedro & Tailor

Pedro & Tailor has built its brand around “a life of wonder,” the idea that the products in your life can take you on adventures big and small, near and far. For our money’s worth, it helps that the Pedro & Tailor Chore Coat is also the perfect jacket to help you get where you’re going in style. It’s crafted from upcycled cotton and features enough pockets for your everyday carry, plus the kind of versatility you only get from a throwback-inspired chore coat.

prAna Baadwin Bomber Jacket

prAna Baadwin Jacket

prAna has thrown all the bells and whistles you could ask for in a bomber jacket into this style, from the responsibly sourced down insulation to the sustainable and streamlined bomber design, microfleece-lined hand pockets, and the classic rib-knit collar and cuffs.

Taylor Stitch Decker Jacket

Taylor Stitch Decker Jacket
Taylor Stitch

When you want a jacket that blends the best of the past (in terms of classic design) with the best of the present (modern fabrics and comfort), it’s hard to go wrong with Taylor Stitch. The brand’s co-founder, Michael Maher, looked to decades gone by to design an updated take on a beach cloth jacket he found in an old, family-owned workshop; the jacket itself is named for the man (Herbert Decker) who wore its original iteration, and it’s going to look quite excellent however you choose to wear it these days.

Line of Trade Montana Winterized Denim Trucker Jacket

Line of Trade Montana Winterized Trucker Jacket
Bespoke Post

Want to take your favorite denim jacket and then amp it up a notch with some multi-season warmth? Well, this rugged take on the denim jacket, lined with a heavy twill flannel, is just what the doctor ordered. Get it via the in-house brand at Bespoke Post ASAP.

Wallace & Barnes European Combat Jacket

Wallace & Barnes European Combat Jacket
J. Crew

The J. Crew take on rugged workwear just got even better, thanks to this inspired old-school iteration of the M-65 jacket from the brand’s Wallace & Barnes. We love small details like the slanted chest pockets, not to mention the hard-wearing slub cotton twill fabric.

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