5 of the Best Winter Jackets to Brave the Cold

Winter is coming and you need to be prepared. It’s not the white walkers that are going to get you over the next few months but it is the biting cold and probable snow storms that you need to look out for and having the perfect winter jacket in your wardrobe will be the best line of defence in ensuring you keep the weather at bay as we head into 2017.

There are so many first rate brands out there providing awesome apparel to choose from so narrowing it down to five has been no easy feat but we’ve done our best – take a look at our choice of the best winter jackets for men below:

Topo Design Mountain Jacket

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In our mind here at Coolector HQ, there really are few brands doing it better with their outerwear than the chaps at Colorado based Topo Designs and if it’s a winter jacket that will keep you warm and looking sharp this festive period, then you’ll not go too far wrong with their excellent Mountain Jacket. This superb offering is both extremely durable and robust whilst maintaining an effortless cool which means that you can wear it just as easily out on the hiking trails as at your local pub. Made from waterproof breathable nylon, with a ripstop nylon liner and leather hood toggles, this is one winter jacket that you’re going to want to wear year round.

Price: $289

Available: Topo Designs

Aether Crest Down Jacket

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If you’re predicting a particularly chilly and unrelenting winter in your neck of the woods, then you’ll definitely want to check out the awesome selection of outerwear from the chaps at Aether, with their great looking Crest Down Jacket being our choice of winter warmer here at Coolector HQ. This uncompromising jacket from Aether is available in a number of different colours to match your own style preferences and loaded with 800-fill power grey-goose down, which makes it the brands most insulated jacket to date – a must for keeping warm this winter. A stylish, versatile and robust jacket and one we’d have no qualms about protecting us this winter here at Coolector HQ.

Price: $725

Available: Aether

Best Made Co Blanket-Lined Waxed Cotton Parka

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Best Made Co are a brand that do what they say on the tin. Make the best goods imaginable and this extends across their whole range of wares but we’ve got a particular soft spot for their outerwear here at The Coolector with their Blanket-Lined Waxed Cotton Parka being one of our favourite pieces to date. Gloriously stylish and a wonderfully well put together piece of apparel, this brilliant winter jacket from Best Made Co boasts a full British Millerain waxed cotton outer shell with a Faribault wool blanket lining the interior for the ultimate in warmth provision this winter. Looks fantastic, incredibly well made and robustness throughout – it’s a triple thread and a real winner in our eyes.

Price: $798

See More: Best Made Co

Saint Unbreakable Armoured Cool Climate Parka

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Sometimes you just stumble across a jacket that is almost obscenely cool and that’s certainly the case with the magnificent looking and high performing Armoured Cool Climate Parka from the guys at Saint Unbreakable. This winter jacket has got all the bases covered – it’s ridiculously cool to look at, will make sure you’re well protected against the elements and is crafted in the right way from the very best materials. The outer shell is made from a water resistant canvas with abrasion resistant patches in key impact areas. Amazing style and comfort and two thumbs up from us at Coolector HQ.

Price: £592

See More: Saint Unbreakable

Mission Workshop Stryman Jacket

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Style and resilience combine with this great looking winter jacket from Coolector HQ favourites, Mission Workshop. The Stryman Jacket from Mission Workshop is a revision of the traditional topcoat that we all know and love but it has been updated with all the modern advantages witnessed with today’s technical outerwear. It is made from robust Swiss-made Schoeller c_change™ fabric which is perfect for delivering the cutting edge heat reactive, waterproof yet breathable membrane to regulate body temperature to make this one of our top picks for men’s winter jackets here at The Coolector.

Price: $845

Available: Mission Workshop

Leo is the owner of The Coolector and writes about the stuff he loves. And some stuff that he merely likes.