Winter Jackets: Our Top Picks
Here we are in January once again and while its the longest, darkest, and not to mention, coldest month of the year, for the sartorially inclined there is at least one redeaming feature – Outerwear.
Coats, jackets, layers – outerwear is great because essentially, you just get to wear more clothes giving you even more options to play with. Plus outerwear garments are often the most impressive in terms of their functionality and overall look.
So whether its heritage coats or technical outerwear, we’ve compiled a list of our favourite pieces this season to help you stay warm and do it in style.
Schott NYC LC1259 Bombardier Leather Flying Jacket
Kicking things off with an absolute classic. Credited as the inventor of the first leather jacket in 1928, its safe to say Schott NYC know a thing or two about how to make them. Still to this day if you want uncomprimised quality in your leather jacket, when nothing else will do but the original, Schott NYC is where its at.
The LC1259 Bombardier Leather Flying Jacket is a grand example of the prowess of craftsmanship in leather that Schott NYC are capable of. Based on the original military issued A-2 flight jacket the design is still as striking as it was all those years ago. Cut from full-grain sheep-skin leather with a super warm pile lining this jacket is gurenteed to beat the elements and make you look damn good doing it too.
Nobis Yatesy Long Parka
With any piece of outerwear there is always the question of balancing functionality with making a good looking jacket. Nobis have done just that with the Yatesy Long Parka. If you are person who feels the cold and would like not not feel it any longer, at all. Well then this might be the coat for you.
Being able to keep you warm at temperatures down to -30 degrees, technically speaking this coat has achieved a feat in itself. Pair that with a fully waterproof membrane, being fully windproof and breathable and you’ve got a very serious bit of outerwear that both performs and looks modern.
Gold Standard Supa-Convertable Wax Cotton Jacket
For their very special Gold Standard Collection Barbour delved into their archives and created garments based off of rare and limited pieces from the archive. The Gold Standard Supa-Convertable Wax Cotton Jacket uses their traditional wax cotton outer but is given extra warmth with THERMORE© insulation.
It features a 3-in-one convertible collar for added versatility and brings something new to the Barbour range that is takes the best elements from different styles and melds them together.
Carhartt WIP Fairmount Coat
Carhartt WIP’s Fairmount Coat is one of their most iconic silhouettes. Drawing on their workwear heritage, the jacket is based on a classic chore jacket but beefed up with a shearling lining and collar.
Featuring multiple storage pockets, it makes it an ideal on-the-go coat that will keep you warm while looking modern as its very easy to pair with multiple styles. The overall build quality is as you can expect from Carhartt WIP with a nice weight to it, metal hardware and a hardwearing cotton canvas.
C17 Jeans Smock Jacket
Getting onto more lightweight options – the C17 Jeans Smock Jacket is great choice for those looking to keep weight down with a jacket that looks modern with heritage leanings.
With its modern design, it would be perfect for those living in the city. Loads of storage pockets, easy to take on and off and with a nice fit thats no fuss. Easily distinguished by the C17 Jeans brand badge on the arm.
Parajumpers Last Minute Superlightweight Jacket
As the name suggests Last Minute Superlightweight Jacket is designed to save on weight but deliver with warmth. With a down rating of 700, windproof outer shell and minimal styling making it super versatile.
Parajumpers are inspired by the special forces unit who operate in some of the most harsh environments on the planet and design their clothing to meet the same standards. A jacket you won’t want to take off.
Here at Stuarts London, we’ve got a huge selection of outwear from select brands, delivering only the finest quality. Check out our full selection below.