With summer on the way, many of us might be considering ditching the winter coats and jackets in favour of bare arms.
However, the British weather is notoriously changeable and leaving the house without a jacket even on the brightest of days can sometimes be a risky move. Enter a range of versatile jackets that can protect you from the elements all year round.
Made famous by the all American jock in our favourite high school movies, the varsity jacket is a versatile jacket that can range from smart casual through to sporty. Cool and comfortable, this is a jacket that you can team with pretty much anything from joggers to jeans.
The bomber jacket is a timeless piece with a rich history. According to the Museum of London, the bomber jacket began with military pilots and has remained a piece of iconic unisex fashion throughout the ages. These days bomber jackets come in a variety of thicknesses making them an ideal choice for any season. Versatile and stylish a bomber jacket can be teamed with mens Farah shirts (https://www.ejmenswear.com/men/farah) and loafers just as easily as it can go with a ribbed tee and cool sneaks.
Gone are the days when a gilet was looked upon as the fashion of farmers. Now the gilet is back with a fashionable bang as many key designers are showcasing it in their collections. On a practical level, the gilet is lightweight and comfortable while offering just the right amount of protection against the elements without being restrictive.
A trucker jacket will see you through every season of the year. Perfect for layering up, it is also just as effective with a plain tee and a pair of shorts. Its simple design is as stylish as it is functional and you’ll be able to pick up a trucker jacket in a range of materials making it hugely versatile to match a number of outfits.
The biker jacket has to be one of the most effortlessly cool pieces of menswear in history. In classic leather, it might not be the warmest choice on a frosty winter morning but it will serve you well every other season of the year and instantly make any simple outfit look bad-ass.