Guide to Spring Jackets
The Ultimate Guide to Spring Jackets
The Tech Parka
Technical jackets are the perfect trans-seasonal allies. Not only you can wear them on a rainy or bright day but also they work well over a T-shirt, a shirt or multiple layers.
This parka perfectly combines functionality with tailoring. The style is classic but a modern touch that won’t let you go unnoticed is added with its contrasting yellow lining.
It is made from an exclusive fabric with a Façorain® finish or, which is the same, an invisible membrane that makes it waterproof and breathable, maintaining the garment's original properties of comfort and versatility.
Thanks to its removable hood and impermeability this parka is the go-to outerwear for rainy days. It will also be your favourite when commuting in the cool mornings because, despite being lightweight, it includes a "vest system" that let you attach a gilet underneath as a second layer.
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The Suede Bomber
The bomber jacket was born from the need of army aviators to have a piece that kept them warm while easing movement inside their opened aircrafts. With its military roots, it’s not a surprise that it coordinates well with casual or sport pieces.
However, fashion designers have given it a twist and the bomber has evolved over time in terms of fabric and design until being nowadays a versatile outerwear option suitable for both street and office looks.
This versatile option in beige suede can be dressed up with a preppy shirt (and a tie if you like it) and pairs just as well with jeans and sneakers. The best part is that it has a simple and minimal design that doesn’t need you thinking how to style it. It will really work well over any of your current Monday-to-Friday outfits.
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The Jersey Blazer
The blazer, when worn as a separate, is definitely less formal than as part of a suit. It’s a timeless piece that will always be part of the modern gentleman’s wardrobe and especially in the warmer months.
When the spring or summer approaches the key to wearing this sport jackets is taking into account the lining. Unstructured or partially-lined styles are the most advisable as they are lighter and more breathable than fully-lined pieces.
For example, this soft jersey style is made from a cotton blend that makes it as comfortable as if you were wearing a knit cardigan. Its heathered appearance and brown colour lend it a rustic feel that is perfect alongside beige tones for a relaxed yet elegant appearance.
Wear it with a chambray shirt and beige chinos for dress-down Fridays in the office or over a T-shirt, with jeans and sneakers on summer night outs.
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The Quilted Gilet
Isn’t there times when you think you need an extra layer for the cold but you fear that it will add so much bulk to your torso or it just won’t slip well under your coat?
Think of those moments when the room is chilly and you still want to look elegant at the office. Is it a blazer and a shirt enough to keep you warm? Or when you arrive to the car in the morning, it’s freezing outside and you don’t want to drive with your coat on until the temperature settles. What about when you are commuting and a thin sweater is just too tight and will crease your shirt? Definitely, a quilted gilet is your savior.
It’s practical, easy to wear and anything but heavy. If you don’t seek to dress down your smart outfits, do not choose printed or full-of-detail styles as they add a sporty touch. Better go for a solid colour option.
If you identify with a commuter and look for a balance between design and functionality, this one here belongs to the Façonnable Voyage Collection, a capsule with garments that remain impeccable when travelling. It features the "vest system" technology, allowing it to attach it to coats and parkas including this same system. It has a removable hood, making it perfect for the changeable spring weather.