Winter is closing in and finding a good quality jacket is an essential consideration for most men around this time of year. If you think you know a fella that always look cold in the winter and want to get them an awesome jacket to put paid to this predicament, our list of 5 of the best men’s jackets for winter is the place for you.
Dive into the best men’s jackets below:
Taking no prisoners in all weathers, the Best Made Co The Blanket-Lined Wax Parka boasts a full British Millerain waxed cotton outer shell alongside a Faribault wool blanket lining the inside of the jacket to provide an immeasurable amount of comfort and warmth. An innovative evolution of the much loved Best Made outerwear family, this jacket has tested its mettle in the Canadian remotes and in the mountains of Oregon, so it should be fine wherever you or a lucky recipient are planning to wear it.
Tried and tested in the Pacific Northwest, one of America’s wettest regions, these brilliant Hyder Quilted Jac-Shirt Jackets from Filson are going to offer both style and performance in spades this winter. It is a midweight 4-oz. cotton shell that has a dry wax finish which delivers the lightweight nature of a traditional shirt but, all-importantly, has the water-resistant performance and warmth of a jacket. This warmth is delivered through Ultralight PrimaLoft® Silver Eco 100g insulation that will keep any elements at bay this winter.
UK outdoor lifestyle specialists, Finisterre, have definitely got a lot in their locker when it comes to producing weather ready outerwear and there are few better examples of this than the True North Commodus Parka. It is crafted to to give complete shelter from the weather and is the brand’s warmest jacket. It is made from fully waterproof recycled polyester with an organic cotton shell and this is combined with a incredibly warm and lightweight HD Wool® insulation fill, and a hood that is lined with a soft wool pile for extra warmth and comfort on those devilishly chilly winter nights.
For those of a moto mindset that love hitting the road on their bike, this Moto Jacket from Taylor Stitch is the ideal choice. It is made from whisky brown steer hide and is hand made in San Francisco by leather specialists, Golden Bear. Boasting grey, insulated diamond quilting and an incredibly robust finish, this is the sort of jacket that lasts a lifetime and one you’ll pass from one generation to the next courtesy of its timeless style.
Ever wanted to have a jacket which was essentially a glorified sleeping bag you could wear out in public? Us too. Well, you’re in luck because the guys at Betabrand have created exactly that with this bonkers but brilliant Chillmono Rumpl Jacket that is a lightweight DWR (durable water repellent) nylon ripstop jacket with signature Rumpl quilting for the ultimate and comfort. Don’t be surprised if you fall asleep on the tube wearing this.
Leo is the creator of The Gent's Gift guide and takes inspiration from many a terrible gift both given and received over the years.