It’s almost time to officially say goodbye to our winter gear for another year as we slowly transition to spring. Now we don’t know about all you winter fanatics, but we love not having to don those bulky parka jackets for much longer! Of course, we’re not saying it’s time to rock up in just a T-shirt, but the fact you can actually wear one now makes life a hell of a lot easier when it comes to composing outfits. It’s not yet warm enough to completely for-go any kind of layering, but it’s certainly time to stock up on those leather jackets, bombers and blazers.
The best thing about each of these items is that you can simply wear them with your basics, that should already be available to you in your wardrobe (tees, jeans and chinos), while looking sharp with minimal effort. So check out the following 5 must-have pieces you need to wear this season:
The Leather Jacket
Fact: you’ll never go wrong with a black leather jacket and every man should own one. Cheap Monday nails it keeping this jacket close to the classic style, made with real high quality leather at a very affordable price. We’d reccomend wearing it with a plain T-shirt – either white or grey – alongside some skinny black jeans for a classic grunge look. You can also go casual and opt for an all black weekend look with joggers to show you how versatile a leather jacket can be.
The Bomber Jacket
We know leather isn’t for everyone so we chose this nylon bomber in navy from Eleven Paris which is fit for the spring/summer season. Not only is it light enough to wear with just a T-shirt, but when the temperature drops you can layer it over a hoodie, too. We’d recommend wearing it with a minimal graphic tee in white as you want to let the jacket do the work. Stick to a skinny or slim fit pair of jeans as the jacket is slightly cropped and should fall just above your hips.
The Casual Blazer
For all you dapper gents out there, the Selected Mid Grey Double Breasted Blazer is your go-to. It’s a versatile piece fit for a formal or smart casual look. If you’re dressing it up, wear it with a white shirt along with some slim fit grey suit pants; for that smart casual laid-back look, put on a plain or stripped tee in grey or white with some beige or light grey slim fit chinos.
The Rain Jacket
We’ve all been enjoying the sunshine but knowing the UK weather it’s bound to pour soon – so what better way to get rained on then in style with Cuckoo’s Rainy Jacket. There are no rules as to how to wear this piece as such, so we suggest teaming it with your favourite T-shirt and a pair of slim fit jeans or chinos and you’re good to go.
The Denim Jacket
When it comes to denim , Nudie can do no wrong. The Perry Denim Jacket is recognizable piece of clothing to own and the contrasting coloured stitching gives it a really classic clean look. Wear the jacket with a plain white or grey tee and unless you’re going for the Canadian Tuxedo stick to skinny jeans in black or a lighter wash.