The best fall jackets for men are comfortable, versatile and stylish. They look equally great with a crisp button-down for work or your favorite jeans on the weekend. Since fall is a transitional season, the ideal jacket is one that you can layer over anything to stay (relatively) warm. As Forbes Vetted’s resident style expert and senior fashion editor, I tapped into my menswear expertise and researched the top sellers in the market that deserve a spot in your wardrobe.
The top pick overall: J.Crew’s Harrington Jacket, which might strike you as too commonplace but is actually extremely well designed with an excellent fit and stylish details. If you’re into bomber jackets, head straight for Bonobos’s The Boulevard, which is sleek, cool and lightweight. For a classic cargo look, Carhartt’s Utility Jacket is rugged and lasts forever. Here, all the best fall jackets for men that I highly recommend.
Why Trust Forbes Vetted
At Forbes Vetted, we spend a lot of time talking about fashion and have published many expert-researched clothing and accessories articles. Our experience includes plenty of firsthand knowledge, too, as editors and writers who are picky and constantly seeking out the best in everything, whether it’s comfortable dress shoes or jeans for men. We’ve tried on, evaluated and put many products in the market through the paces to see what comes out on top in terms of performance, quality and value for your money.
Our Forbes Vetted senior fashion editor, Kari Molvar, has been covering fashion and lifestyle topics for more than 20 years, and has seen trends come and go. With that in mind, she focused on picking mens’ jackets that serve as the basics and staples of your wardrobe that not only feel current and modern right now but will last season after season. Given this level of expertise we put into each story, you can trust our opinions when it comes to finding the right men’s jackets for your needs and budget.
How We Chose The Best Fall Jackets For Men
To find the best men’s jackets on the market, the Forbes Vetted’s fashion team researched bestselling options, read reviews across sites and considered the opinions of experts in the fashion industry. Additionally, we considered a few of our personal favorite brands that we rely on for great basics depending on the situation, like work, travel and relaxing. Then, we narrowed down our selections by considering key features like durability, comfort, quality, weather-proofing, materials and price. We also update this list regularly to ensure it includes the latest information. This article was last updated in September 2023.