With the ever-increasing prevalence of the athleisure trend, the track jacket has become a firm fixture in the contemporary men's wardrobe. No longer the sole preserve of athletes or football hooligans, men's track jackets are now widely beloved for their versatility and the sporty edge they can bring to any ensemble. Dress it up – with tailored trousers and Derby shoes, for instance – or keep it casual with sweatpants and sneakers.

The best part of this recent track jacket resurgence is the pure variety that exists. Designers are taking risks with colours, patterns and fabrics, putting the ball firmly in your court as to whether you keep things classic or step it up a notch. Ready to add a track jacket to your rotation? Scroll on for our pick of the best men's track jackets to buy now – from a mix of emerging independent brands and the powerhouses you know and love.

Best track jackets for men in 2023

WAHTS Marshall Cross Sports Jacket

Amsterdam-based brand WAHTS has mastered sports-luxe style, with its utterly wearable staples that will look as good whether you're running a marathon or running errands. We love the Marshall Cross Sports Jacket for its everyday appeal. Crafted from a high-tech stretch fabric with a handy hood and zip pockets, it's a sleek and sporty wardrobe addition that will serve you well for years to come.

The Frankie Shop Guido Nylon Jacket

The Frankie Shop is our go-to for minimalist staples designed with versatility in mind. The brand's Guido Nylon Jacket is a trusty layer that's a sure-fire winner if you're after everyday ease. It's constructed from a lightweight technical weave with a hint of stretch for added comfort, while an oversized silhouette and kangaroo pockets lend it a sense of effortlessness.

non Track Shirt

The track jacket, reinvented. This version from London-based denim specialists non offers a nod to classic sportswear (note the side stripe), reinterpreting it in selvedge denim for an elevated take. The jacket is cut from raw indigo 12oz selvedge denim, which is made from a 50/50 blend of recycled and organic cotton. Team it with non's matching track pants for a laid-back take on the double denim trend.

Percival Stripe Jacquard Drill Jacket

Percival's half-zip Jacquard Drill Jacket epitomises athleisure at its finest, fusing sporty style with top-notch construction and a dash of understated elegance. It boasts a boxy cut and heavyweight construction, to stand the test of time. Team with a plain white tee and the brand's matching track pants.

Wax London Wim Zip Sweat Black

Wax London has become a fail-safe go-to menswear brand for everything from smart shirts to sweats. Here, the east London label applies its classic-meets-contemporary aesthetic to a minimalist men's track jacket that can be effortlessly dressed up or down. Made from 100% mid-weight loopback organic jersey cotton, it features a high neck and three quarter zip.

Nike NRG Woven Track Jacket

Sportswear meets streetwear, in the form of this perfectly pared-back track jacket from Nike. The all-black silhouette is offset by the iconic Nike swoosh, embroidered at the chest in a contrast white.

Tropicfeel NS40 Jacket

Tropicfeel's multifunctional NS40 Jacket fuses the protection of a raincoat, the performance of a wind breaker and the warmth of a gilet in one seamlessly integrated and stylish garment. It's weatherproof, breathable and lightweight, and boasts handy features including a roll-up hood, self-packing pocket and thermofibre insulation. Clever, huh?

Adidas Superstar Track Top

Adidas originally brought out its iconic track top in the early 1960s. Today, the legacy lives on, in the form of the new and improved Superstar Track Top. As the brand looks to the future, it's making use of sustainable recycled materials. This track jacket is therefore crafted using 60% recycled polyester, with cotton making up the rest of the construction. Of course, Adidas' signature three stripes feature down the side of each sleeve, as homage to the label's heritage.

ASKET Zip Jacket

Swedish masters of minimalism ASKET have taken a timeless approach to the track jacket, keeping things classic with their simple yet sophisticated Zip Jacket. In typical ASKET style, sustainable construction has been prioritised. The jacket is cut from a super lightweight, water repellent fabric that's made from 100% recycled nylon. Plus, it's insulated with PrimaLoft® Silver insulation from recycled PET bottles. Sustainable and stylish, what's not to love?

Vilebrequin Terry Sweatshirt

Embrace the terrycloth trend with Vilebrequin's terry track jacket, a zip-up hooded layer that's as perfect for gym sessions as it is for seaside holidays. Crafted from a super-soft organic cotton blend, it's the sort of piece you'll reach for time and again.

Complete your sports-luxe look with these elegant leather sneakers.