The days are shortening and the leaves is falling: whether we like it or not, the cooler months are fast approaching. Fear not: autumn is when your sartorial prowess can really start to shine. This is the season for embracing versatile layers and rich textures. Farewell your barely-there summer wardrobe and stock up on a reliable rotation of autumn jackets that will keep you feeling warm and looking cool. Keep an eye out for lightweight, easy-to-layer styles that you can throw on over a jumper or hoodie and layer under a heavier coat when winter comes.

From utilitarian-style worker jackets to tried-and-true bomber jackets, we've rounded up a selection of the best men's jackets to see you through autumn and through to next spring.

Best men's autumn jackets to buy in 2023

Flax London Navy Blue Linen Bomber Jacket

As its name suggests, Flax London specialises in the use of linen. This ancient fibre is hardwearing yet breathable and oh-so-versatile – not to mention one of the most eco-friendly fabrics around. One of the latest additions to Flax's range of linen pieces is this smart bomber jacket, made from stonewashed Belgian flax. The timeless retro-inspired style is guaranteed to take any outfit up a notch.

L'Estrange Modular Mac

You can never go wrong with a classic mac coat. This version from London label L'Estrange gets our pick for the tricky in-between months. Sustainably crafted from a combination of organic cotton and recycled nylon, it boasts a PFC-free water repellent finish, making it the perfect layer for any weather. Throw it on over a Breton striped tee and team with loafers and straight-leg trousers for a timeless smart-casual look.

Form&Thread's Gallery Jacket is cut for a relaxed fit, making it the ultimate men's autumn jacket, ideal for layering over a sweatshirt or cashmere knit. Crafted in Portugal from mid-weight cotton twill and garment-dyed for an especially rich colour, it's made to stand the test of time. Style it with corduroy trousers and canvas trainers for a fail-safe everyday look.

ASKET Zip Jacket

ASKET's bestselling Zip Jacket fuses the elegance of a coach jacket silhouette with the functionality of a full-blown down jacket, making it a stylish yet practical go-to for the autumn months. Made from recycled nylon with a fluoro-free water repellent surface treatment and Primaloft™ Silver insulation from recycled PET bottles, it's a win for your wardrobe and a win for the planet.

Wax London Floral Burgundy Chase Jacket

Add some oomph to your wardrobe with this statement-making coach jacket from Wax London. The heavy weave jacquard is woven in France and features a vibrant floral pattern that will elevate any outfit. Team it with tailored trousers and white leather trainers for fuss-free smart-casual style.

ISTO. Cotton Safari Jacket

With its roots in military attire, the safari jacket endures today as a year-round outerwear staple. This version from Portuguese label ISTO. stays true to the classic safari silhouette, with four spacious front pockets, a pull string waist adjuster and a robust zip as well as natural corozo buttons. Made from recycled cotton gabardine, it's as sturdy as it is stylish, ready for any adventure.

Artknit Studios Organic Cotton Jacket

Beautifully crafted in Italy from a sturdy yet soft mid weight organic cotton, this easy-to-wear Artknit Studios jacket is a fail-safe wardrobe staple that you'll reach for time and again. Team it with jeans and sneakers or dress it up with tailored trousers and elegant leather penny loafers.

Closed A Better Blue Worker Jacket

Closed never fails to impress with its easy-to-wear everyday staples, like this understated denim worker jacket in a versatile mid-blue wash. As part of the brand's sustainable 'A Better Blue' collection, it's made from an innovative and eco-friendly stretch denim, which is completely biodegradable thanks to a special elastic yarn made of natural rubber. Wear it with with dark selvedge denim jeans, a hoodie and high-top sneakers for a fresh take on streetwear style.

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