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. 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 beyond.

10 best men's autumn jackets to buy in 2021

Flax London Navy Blue Linen Bomber Jacket

Flax London specialises in the use of linen, which is hardwearing yet breathable and oh-so-versatile – not to mention one of the most sustainable fabrics around. The latest addition to Flax's range of linen pieces is this bomber jacket, made from stonewashed Belgian flax. The timeless retro-inspired style is guaranteed to take any outfit up a notch.

A Day's March Flap Pocket Twill Jacket

This lightweight cotton twill jacket from A Day's March is the perfect year-round layer, ideal for throwing on over a tee in spring and summer or for layering underneath a heavier coat in the cooler months. In typical A Day's March fashion, it's imbued with functionality, with multiple handy pockets to keep all your bits and bobs within easy reach.

Drake's Indigo Rinse Denim Five-Pocket Chore Jacket

You can never go wrong with a classic denim jacket. This utilitarian-inspired version from renowned menswear label Drake's is perfectly understated, lending it ultimate versatility. Made from a rugged selvedge denim that's coloured with a dark indigo dye, it boasts a slightly boxy shape that recalls original workwear garments worn around the turn of the century.

Form&Thread Gallery Jacket

Form&Thread's Gallery Jacket is cut for a relaxed fit, making it the ultimate autumn jacket, ideal for layering over a sweater. Choose from a range of versatile hues, including Fjord Blue, Toffee, and our personal favourite, the enduringly classic Navy.

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 an organic cotton poplin weave 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 from recycled yarns and features a vibrant floral pattern that will elevate any outfit. Team it with tailored trousers and white leather trainers for an effortless smart casual look.

ISTO. Corduroy Jacket

Corduroy is the ultimate autumnal fabric, with a texture that just begs to be touched. This corduroy jacket from ISTO. demonstrates the versatility of the fabric, with potential to be dressed up or down. Team it with ISTO.'s matching corduroy trousers for a relaxed take on suiting.

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 leather loafers.

SIRPLUS Olive Moleskin Bomber Jacket

Made in Britain from soft, smooth cotton moleskin sourced in Italy, this bomber jacket from SIRPLUS is warm yet breathable, perfect for crisp autumn days. It's fully lined, with cotton ribbing and real horn buttons, as well as two nifty large button-flap pockets.

Closed Twill Jacket

Closed never fails to impress with its easy-to-wear everyday staples, like this understated nylon twill jacket in a versatile khaki hue. Wear it with with dark selvedge denim jeans, a hoodie and high-top leather sneakers for a fresh take on streetwear style.

For more autumn style inspiration, discover our pick of the best men's overshirts to buy.