The Best Men’s Lightweight Jacket

Comfortable, multi-purpose outerwear is basically a necessity on any trip.

October 21, 2020
Person resting on the beach wearing a jacket
It isn’t always sunshine and warm weather when we hit the beach. Shutterstock

Even if you’re going somewhere tropical or somewhere simply south to avoid the cold weather, you’re still passing through an airport and an airplane where temperatures are typically a little cooler. Road trips in the car are not a bad time to have an extra layer, either.

Amazon Essentials Men's Shirt Jacket
A basic color and simple style will go with just about anything in your luggage. Amazon Essentials

Jackets have a variety of uses and utility, including being an extra blanket that makes sleeping on planes or in cars just a little better.

Eddie Bauer Men's Voyager 2.0 Travel Blazer
When you need to go from the airplane to the office, you don’t really have a chance to make a wardrobe change. Eddie Bauer

Traveling sometimes inevitably involves fancy meetups where you need to look a little more formal than usual. In those cases, it’s always good to have a light, semi-formal jacket on hand.

Calvin Klein Men's Water and Wind Resistant Rip Stop Bomber jacket (Standard and Big & Tall)
When you spend enough time in airplanes, you might as well take some style pointers from the pilots. Calvin Klein

There’s something to be said about silky rain jackets that keep you dry on the outside and warm on the inside.

Lavnis Men's Lightweight Softshell Coat Sportwear Zipper Windbreaker Flight Bomber Jacket
Great outerwear should be able to stay in your bag for years, so don’t settle for poor quality. Lavnis

Nothing feels better to wear than a suave jacket that’s comfortable but can keep you warm at any time.

CAMEL CROWN Softshell Jacket Men Hooded Fleece Lined Outdoor Jackets Windproof Water Resistant for Hiking Casual Work
Hitting the slopes or trekking through lush rain forests, this option really should be able to do it all. CAMEL CROWN

The best travel jackets around will also stay durable throughout many trips. Anything can happen on a vacation or a business trip, so having a jacket that can withstand the wear and tear is a must when traveling.



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