If you're currently travelling on South Pacific waters, or if you're planning your spring escape to the sun, now is a good time to be shopping for a spring jacket that will offer some protection from showers and the early-evening chill. When shopping for a jacket this time of year in these cooler climes, you want something that still gives you plenty of movement and flexibility, something versatile that can be layered and nothing too cumbersome. We've rounded up our favourites, which are all suitable for spring.
The Best Men's Lightweight Jackets
Z Zegna 3-in-1 Jacket
A jacket for every occasion, this 3-in-1 covers all your outerwear needs, whether it's a light layer to stave off the evening chill or a raincoat to prevent you from getting soaked. This jacket comprises of a lightweight shell jacket and inner bomber layer all in one smart style.
£985 | $1,510 from Harrods
Woolrich Bering Lightweight Padded Jacket
Everyone needs a light, padded jacket; it's a wardrobe staple. A jacket such as this from Woolrich is great for those in-between seasons and in the colder months, layer it beneath your pea coat when travelling for extra warmth.
£255 | $404 from Harrods
Jil Sander Overcoat
You can expect more contemporary styles from Jil Sander, but this raincoat sits comfortably in the middle of classic and contemporary. The length offers greater protection from wetter conditions but looks great casually thrown over some jeans and a T.
£1,400 | $1,820 from Harrods
Barbour International Runnel Jacket
Luxury British brand, Barbour, is accustomed to making weather-proof garments to withstand all temperatures. Renowned for their cotton-wax jackets, this day-to-day runnel jacket is perfect for transitioning seasons.
£159 from John Lewis
Jaquemus Hood-cap Detail Jacket
Unfussy and easy-going attire is what you can expect from Jacquemus, including this slightly undone jacket with its reaffirmed lining and practical pockets.
£755 | £989 from Matchesfashion
Raey Cotton-blend JAcket
The minimalist brand that's best at the basics, RAEY is great for a range of fail-safe pieces including this fleece-lined jacket that will keep you warm when the weather starts to turn.
£695 From Matchesfashion
Dolce & Gabbana Lightweight Hooded Jacket
For a timeless, good quality piece that will serve you well year after year, this hooded number from Dolce & Gabbana is a great option. With minimal embellishment and branding, the jacket serves as a great windbreaker and protector from light showers.
£825 | $1,260 from Harrods