5 of the Best Lightweight Men’s Jackets for Fall

Summer is now well and truly behind us by the looks of it and the warm weather a distant memory so now is a good time to think about Fall and the wardrobe additions that will be essential. Well, in our opinion here at Coolector HQ, there is nothing more pivotal to a autumn wardrobe than that of a good quality, versatile and stylish lightweight jacket and, luckily, there are certainly no shortage of options to choose from to suit every budget and style persuasion.

Check out our pick of 5 of the best men’s lightweight jackets from the guys at Huckberry below:

Howler Brothers Merlin Jacket – $199

We love Howler Brothers here at The Coolector and this fantastic looking, robust and stylistically versatile Merlin Jacket ($199) is definitely top of our hit list for lightweight autumn jackets over the next couple of months. It has a shell made from a water-resistant micro ripstop that resists tears and abrasion so it will keep pace with any outdoor adventures afoot. This excellent piece of outerwear from Howler Brothers is lightweight and boasts a thermally efficient Primaloft One insulation that will keep you nice and toasty when the temperatures take a dip. With a zippered interior chest pocket to secure valuables and zippered hand warmers, you’ll be in your element with this mighty functional, lightweight jacket over the autumn months and into winter. ($199)

Relwen Quilted Tanker – $298

No nonsense in design and effortlessly cool aesthetically, there’s an awful lot to like about this Relwen Quilted Tanker Jacket ($298) which will keep you warm but looking cool this fall. It is a classic field jacket silhouette, overhauled and better than ever and for those after their everyday, go-to jacket for the next few months, you’ve just found the ideal candidate. It has an improved water-resistant shell, durable quilt-through construction, a few new purpose-built pockets and an impeccable fitted silhouette that will fit in perfectly with any style whether it be formal or casual. ($298)

Wellen Wind Shell – $70

This would be our top pick for the ultimate in lightweight jackets that can be packed away if the sun does decide to put in an appearance. The Wellen Wind Shell ($70) is, as the name suggests, ideally suited to those days that are blowing a gale and will do a sterling job of keeping the wind and rain at bay. It is made from a lightweight, stretch fabric that moves with you, never against you and boasts a bi-swing construction at rear with mesh lining and dual vents for breathability during high intensity activity. Ideally suited to a coastal trail run or just zipping up against a chilly evening breeze, this packable, comfortable shell sports a stretchy water-resistant fabric that’s soft, textured, and made with recycled nylon to cut back on impact. So when you step out the door and see clouds, don’t let it stop you from making the most out of your day—grab the windshell, and seize it. ($70)

Native North Hooded Windbreaker Jacket – $85

Experimental Danish designs that are true to their roots and outfitted for the world, this superb looking Native North Hooded Windbreaker Jacket ($85) certainly comes from good stock and will make sure you’re looking your best this autumn. Every stitch in a Native North garment reflects traditional Danish craftsmanship and classic, fashion-forward design. The creative folks behind the brand believe thoughtful observation and attention to detail result in a meticulously crafted realization of their designs. This excellent Windbreaker Jacket hones in on cornerstone details of streetwear, workwear, and traditional Danish styles to deliver an authentic and stylish piece of outerwear that is equipped to weather even the harshest Scandinavian winter. ($85)

Flint and Tinder Ridge Shell Jacket – $132

Described as an outerwear icon, upgraded for the modern trailblazer, this Flint and Tinder Ridge Shell Jacket ($132) ticks all our style and performance boxes here at Coolector HQ and if you want to get an all-rounder jacket for Fall and Winter, this is definitely the one for you. Made from a Japanese nylon fabric that’s water and tear-resistant, this jacket is built for adventure and the great outdoors and boasts an adjustable hood with natural drawcord and leather cord stoppers with custom metal snaps throughout. Made in Los Angeles, California, this USA made jacket is as effortlessly cool as they come and we’re loving its understated aesthetic and we’re sure you will too. ($132)

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