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The Only 10 Jackets to Consider This Fall

The Only 10 Jackets to Consider This Fall

Despite the fact that it continues to get colder outside, it’s not quite time to dig out the winter coat storage boxes. What you really want for the changing seasons is a quality fall jacket. The best choice for you is going to depend on what you’re looking for in terms of warmth and style, so we put together a list with a variety of options. These are the 10 fall jackets to consider.

Old Navy Bomber Jacket

If you haven’t revisited the options from Old Navy since you were a fair bit younger, it’s time to check back in with the brand. They’re producing some stylish staples at a price that cannot be beat. Take the Old Navy Bomber Jacket. Classic fit and feel. Hand warmer pockets and a left sleeve zip pocket. Ribbed collar, cuffs and waist. Elastic waist and arms. If you want to add a bomber jacket in one of three different colors (black, green or maroon) to your wardrobe for less than a price of a solid bottle of whiskey, this is it. $55

Pointer Brand Indigo Denim Chore Coat

Founded in the early 1900’s as part of the L.C. King Manufacturing Company, Pointer Brand makes “tough, durable workwear clothes” like their Chore Coat that’s been a staple of American farms and factories for more than a hundred years. Originally designed as a workman’s overcoat, the Pointer Brand Indigo Denim Chore Coat has transcended its original purpose to become a stylish alternative to the traditional trucker jacket for those in the know. We like it because no durability has been sacrificed over the years, it’s in a nice raw denim and it has plenty of pockets. $98

Lands’ End Classic Squall Jacket

When it comes to fall, the perfect jacket for the season depends a lot on the temperature and conditions you’re going to experience. If you live somewhere colder where wind or rain are issues, you want a jacket with a little more insulation. Like the updated Lands’ End Classic Squall Jacket. The jacket has a soft 300-weight fleece lining and waterproof nylon shell to keep you warm and dry without being so heavy you’ll only want to wear it during the winter. $90

Alpha Industries M-65 Field Coat

As far as we’re concerned, no list of fall jackets would be complete without at least one version of the iconic M-65 U.S. military field coat. Alpha Industries M-65 Field Coat is produced to the original military specifications back when the brand was churning out over 500,000 units a year. That military spec production also insures this field jacket is more than durable enough for everyday wear and that you’ll have plenty of pockets for your everyday carry. $180

L.L. Bean Plaid Wool Jacket

The red and black check buffalo plaid pattern has been around for over 150 years, so it’s not surprising that a brand as equally classic like L.L. Bean would choose to use it for their L.L.Bean Plaid Wool Jacket. The construction of this jacket skews more European, due to the 100% Italian wool that’s woven exclusively for the brand. 60-gram Thinsulate insulation and a double closure with both zipper and buttons give you additional layers of warmth and wind resistance for those brisk fall days. $229

Wilson & Willy’s Dry Wax Anorak

Founded by John Mooty, the former Creative Director of Faribault Woolen Mill that helped oversee their recent revival, Wilson & Willy’s is a newer Minneapolis brand making some seriously great pieces. Their latest edition of the Dry Wax Anorak is made in the USA from 8 oz, 100% cotton dry waxed canvas sourced from a British mill that’s been making it since the 1800s. It’s finished with genuine horn buttons, a two-way RiRi zipper and US-made paracord drawstrings, making this anorak is an instant classic. $288

Reigning Champ Stow Away Hood Jacket

Canadian brand Reigning Champ has been doing premium athletic wear better than almost everyone since they got started a decade ago. Built with water-repellent stretch nylon, a roll up hood in the collar and details like flatlocked seams, zip pockets and a YKK Aquaguard zipper, the Stow Away Hood Jacket is a lightweight outer layer that’s focused on protection without sacrificing packability. This jacket is just one more reason why Reigning Champ has grown to become a brand you’ll find at all the best clothing shops in America. $290

Levi’s Commuter Trucker Jacket with Jacquard by Google

Denim jackets are some of the best fall jackets out there. They’re built to take a beating without weighing you down so much you’ll have sweat through your shirt and the Levi’s Trucker Jacket is arguably the piece that gave birth to denim jackets as a whole. Their most recent update to the classic is a Commuter variant built with the Jacquard by Google technology that makes it possible to control your phone directly from the cuff of your jacket. The teams at Levi’s and Google also managed to deliver a smart jacket without destroying the clean and stylish lines of the original. $350

American Trench Ripstop Ventile Field Jacket

The new Ripstop Ventile Field Jacket from Philadelphia based label American Trench has everything you want in a fall jacket. This modern interpretation of an M-65 style field jacket is made with Ventile fabric (originally developed during WWII for use in flight suits) woven in Switzerland from American grown Supima cotton and finished with a DWR coating to be even more water repellent. That kind of build quality is reason enough to pick one of these up, but this utilitarian yet stylish jacket also includes details like wool flannel lining in the side entry pockets, a heavy duty double pull zipper and a snap front storm placket. $575

Billy Reid Bond Wool Peacoat

If you want a coat that works for multiple seasons and will never go out style, look no further than the iconic peacoat. The peacoat, or pea coat, was originally worn by sailors almost three hundred years ago. The Billy Reid Bond Wool Peacoat is an updated edition made with hefty Italian wool, peak lapels, rich horn buttons and a slightly more trim fit that doesn’t sacrifice any of the features of the vintage classic like the double-breasted closure or the easy access welt pockets. The jacket is definitely more on the luxury side in terms of price, but the award-winning designer makes sure it’s worth it. $695