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10 Casually Cool & Colourful Winter Jackets For Men

The words ‘Winter is coming’ may have been made famous by Ned Stark in Game of Thrones, but that’s no reason to fear the freeze. Be prepared with these 10 very fresh and somewhat colourful winter jackets for guys. These jackets are on the casual side, but with the right pair of jeans and sneakers, you’ll definitely cut a figure out on a cold and grey street.

Burton Groton Down Jacket
When you think winter and jackets, we usually think of sliding down the street to the local tavern a Jager in our Burton jacket. A cold weather companion, its quilted exterior hides such must-haves as venting Pit Zips, fleece-lined handwarmer pockets, and a zippered chest pocket for important man-stuff like your wallet, phone, or travel documents. (Price: $450.00 BUY)


Moncler Rigel Jacket
Moncler has been making down jackets and sportswear since 1952, so you can bet they know what they’re doing. The Moncler Rigel is an ultralight, water-repellent matte down jacket with buttoned cuffs, two pockets, and contrasting zip details. Choose from several color options, including red, green, grey, and blue.  (Price: $845.00 BUY)


Aether Apparel Cloud Jacket
The Cloud Jacket from Aether Apparel is a piece you’ll get plenty of wear out of. Need something water proof? You’ve found it. Wind resistant? Check. Warm enough to keep you cozy, even in the snow? Check again. Rugged enough to last through a trek in the mountains? Yep, that’s a check too. (Price: $595.00 BUY)


Abercrombie & Fitch All-Season Weather Warrior Jacket
Outerwear can get expensive. Sometimes all you want is a simple piece that’s going to look good without maxing out your credit cards. The All-Season Weather Warrior Jacket from Abercrombie & Fitch is one of those pieces. It’s only $120, but stylish enough to look like it costs much more.  (Price: $120.00 BUY)


Aspesi Digital Print Camouflage Raincoat
Ride the camo trend all the way to the bank with this hunting approves raincoat from Aspesi. Performance-wear specialist Aspesi gives camouflage a cool update with this digital-print jacket. Constructed from waterproof ripstop nylon with wind-resistant bonded seams, this lightweight and durable cover-up scores high on practicality too.  (Price: $600.00 BUY)


Gucci Water Repellent Bomber Jacket
Let’s take a break from all those dark colors. Gucci’s Water Repellent Bomber Jacket is a camel cotton-canvas number with a drawstring hood, high-neck collar, and brown leather trims. Inside you’ll find a detachable brown quilted lining, so you can make it lighter or warmer as the weather fluctuates. (Price: $2,189.00 BUY)


Burton Heritage Down Snowboard Jacket
Burton’s got it right: the Heritage Down Snowboard Jacket gives you grandpa’s tough country style without having to raid his moth-ridden trunk in the attic. Instead, it’s a modern update on the classic with horizontal baffles packed with 600-fill down, dual-entry handwarmer pockets, and DRYRIDE Durashell™ 2L micro weave fabric. (WWW)


Aspesi Punch Jacket
Keep the warm in and the cool out with the Aspesi Punch Jacket. Available in either blue or black, it’s a lightweight, water-repellent polyamide jacket with a concealed front zip and button fastening. Goose padding gives it a bit of volume and a lot of personal insulation power.  (Price: $303.00 BUY)


Junya Watanabe Duvetica Quilted Jacket
Never get lost again with this impeccible specimin from Junya Watanabe and Duvetia. The jacket has been created from the designers own vintage jacket. It’s lightweight and compact, while providing superior insulation. The contrasting orange lining and electric blue outter makes this a standout in the colder months. (Price: $615.00 BUY)


Patagonia Men’s Down Sweater Full-Zip Hoody

Technically this may not be a jacket, but it’s more than close enough for us. A lightweight, windproof and extra warm hooded down jacket, has highly compressible insulation with a 100% recycled polyester shell. ($300.00 BUY)

15 May, 2013

Luc Wiesman

Founder and Managing Editor