Being in the middle is tough, isn't it? Well, not anymore, thanks to our list of the Top 10 men's mid-weight jackets. You'll never again be a little too cold or a little too warm. Rather, you'll finally feel perfectly comfortable! We took a deep dive into all of the mid-weight options out there to find the best versions for a variety of situations. If you live in a wet climate, there are jackets that feature seams and drawstrings to keep you dry. Maybe you live somewhere that's incredibly windy, in which case you'll appreciate smartly designed layers and hood features that will keep you comfortable. Or, on the other end of the spectrum, perhaps you just need a layer that's casual yet dapper enough to carry you from the office to an evening with friends. Regardless, you'll love the weight of these jackets—especially once winter finally roars its frigid head and these mid-weight options can then be layered under your larger coats. Opening image: oldnavy.gap.com
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October 4, 2018
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Barbour Pod Slim Fit Quilted Jacket
LOVED FOR: This jacket is smartly insulated where needed and lightly insulated where it's not. No unnecessary bulk.
BEST FOR: A quilted jacket is a great way to step up your standard outerwear game with something a bit more sophisticated.
Everlane The Modern Harrington Jacket
FUN FACT: This modern take on the classic Harrington, with was first created in 1930s England for the wind and drizzle.
ABOUT THE BRAND: Everlane is committed to radical transparency where it comes to price and manufacturing. This jacket, for example, was made in Jiangmen, China and would traditionally retail for $160.
Columbia Men's Steens Mountain Full Zip 2.0 Soft Fleece Jacket
LOVED FOR: Sometimes you can't beat the simple comfort of a fuzzy fleece jacket.
BEST FOR: Layering beneath your coat on ultra-cold days.
Amazon Essentials Men's Lightweight Water-Resistant Packable Down Jacket
BEST FOR: Everyone should have a packable down jacket at their disposal, especially when traveling. It's a true space saver!
USERS SAID: "I tried on a $130 Columbia jacket before buying this one. Although not as puffy as the other jacket, this one felt just as warm and is made of the same material. It feels strong, is super light, and packs down to almost nothing."
Patagonia Better Sweater Quarter-Zip Pullover
WHY YOU NEED IT: Consider this your chic answer to a pullover. It's sweater-knit and bulk-free.
ABOUT THE BRAND: Driven by a love of wild, beautiful places and design that favors simplicity and utility, Patagonia has grown from its roots in alpine climbing to outfitting athletes pursuing other human-powered sports such as skiing, surfing, trail running and more.
Columbia Men's Watertight II Jacket
WHAT IT DOES: You'll get top-notch rain protection in an ultralight package. This packable rain jacket features full seam sealing and micro porous Omni-tech fabrication to keep water out and allow body heat to escape.
USERS SAID: "This is a very lightweight rain jacket, basically. I like that it is very waterproof and the hood comes far enough forward to shield your face, and has an inner hood type thing you can tighten so even in wind the hood won't blow off."
Wrangler Men's Rugged Wear Unlined Denim Jacket
LOVED FOR: Fashion lovers are flocking to Wrangler for their classic and timeless denim selections. Not to mention the fact that their designs are very durable.
USERS SAID: "When I received it I washed it right away because most denims are stiff and not very soft. When I finally put it on I was amazed how nice this jacket fit. These jackets are very well constructed and very sturdy."
The North Face Men's Apex Bionic 2 Jacket
SOFT SHELL JACKET
EXPERTS SAY: Cedar Wright, a North Face athlete and rock climber, says, "If it's cold, and it's time to drop the clutch, this is the jacket. Water-resistant, breathable, stretchy and ready to rock."
BEST FOR: Windy, cold environments
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