Every wardrobe needs at least one lightweight jacket. While they are an essential for transitioning between seasons, they aren’t always the easiest to stylise.With many different variations available to you you’re spoilt for choice! Perfect for this season they can heighten any look, and, layered well they can keep you warm in the coldest of winters. Lightweight outerwear is perfect for when we do get those odd days in winter that are warmer than the rest, and styled right you can have a bang on trend look that will last you years. Here is our the definitive guide on how to wear and style the lightweight jacket.
Parka – Rains
If you’re more casually inclined then why not try this cracking coat from Rains. A Danish brand that specialises in designing and creating some incredible rainwear that’s both extremely stylish and practical. Available in a range of muted colourways, Rains is a fairly neutral piece for your wardrobe. Easy to style with your essentials, Rains Parka jackets are the ultimate lightweight, especially for the transitional months. Like with most lightweight outerwear pieces, they tend to be the statement piece to your look, so go for a simple outfit underneath.
Bomber – Alpha Industries
Alpha Industries bombers are a favourite for us here. They have been seen all over the streets in the past year and are definitely making their mark within the bomber jacket craze. With it’s classic pilot jacket build and featuring Alpha Industries red tag on the arm, we know these bombers won’t be a short term trend. So if you need a jacket to keep you warm but not tie you down, then look no further.
Coach Jacket – Dickies
If you are wanting to take a dip into the trends this season, don’t cross the coach off completely. A must have essential not just for winter but for summer too, the coach jacket in black is credible for all seasons. Easy to layer with a winter warmer, opt Dickies black coach jacket with a black sweatshirt and white skirt. Make sure to keep the look simple with a black slim jeans.
Harrington-The Idle Man
The Idle Man Harrington jackets are the classic essential for your transitional wardrobe. With its tartan lining, we like to keep things simple. Pair the jacket with a white oxford shirt which, will create is creates the perfect clash between collars, elevating your smart casual look.
Mac Jacket – Farah
If you are needing a light jacket which can take you from day to night, then opt for the Farah double breasted mac. Like the coach jackets, the Farah Wexford mac provides defined edge to your casual wardrobe. Just as easy to layer with a jumper or a shirt there’s no excuse why you shouldn’t make it an addition to your wardrobe!
Because we are in our transitional months between seasons, that doesn’t always mean you need to go out in your thickest jumper. Lightweight jackets are nothing more but an essential to your wardrobe. Be sure to follow this guide.