Fall is now well on its way and though you may be forced to part ways with days by the pool and girls in sundresses, it is not all bad. In fact, style wise there are some pretty exciting things happening this season. After all, you need something to help you keep the summer warmth nearby and the coming fall holds the perfect item – a sleek, stylish and oh-so-cool jacket. This season’s most sought-after garment is all that and more. Regardless of the brand or material, the main topic is casual refinement. Fall 2014 has embraced the stylish spirit in the form of some of the best bomber jackets and quilted patterns in years. This season is all about feeling cool, confident and super sharp, without ever having to sacrifice the benefits of comfortable clothing. To help you find the best of what is out there, we offer our favorite seasonal picks.
Loro Piana Bomber Jacket
The classic Bomber Jacket design has been given a polished twist by luxury brand Loro Piana. The silhouette has been softened a bit, making this jacket incredibly versatile and comfortable. You can grab it on your way to a long weekend or a casual date. That is, if you want to be super sleek without looking like you are trying too hard. The lapel has a goatskin under-collar, while the rest of the jacket is silk and cashmere.
$1,995, Bergdorf Goodman
Christopher Raeburn Contrast-Sleeve Bomber Jacket
The authentic Bomber style has been united with quality fabrics and a surprising color palette, just right for fall. The cream base of the jacket is an exciting contemporary touch, especially in combination with the contrasting sleeves and details. The entire garment has been constructed out of pure merino wool, so it is both warm and lightweight.
$960, Mr. Porter
Michael Kors Quilted Shirt-Jacket
This jacket has just too much awesome for a single piece of clothing! Michael Kors knows how to create memorable pieces and this quilted jacket is a perfect example. It has somehow managed to reach the ideal balance between classic masculinity and current elegance. The sleeves and trim are felt, while the rest of the jacket is cotton and puffer tech fabric.
Zara Quilted Jacket
Zara has entered the quilted trend with a very flexible garment – this jacket can be worn with pretty much anything. You could easily create a work-appropriate look, take it for a night out or simply hang around town, it will always fit right in. The faux leather detailing is a fun kick and though the rest of the garment is polyester, it really doesn’t matter with a jacket this cool.
H&M Quilted Biker Jacket
If you have been aching to get your hands on a classic and would also like to invest in a cruelty-free item, H&M has come up with the perfect solution in the face of this jacket. It is a fantastic, faux leather piece, tapped on the shoulders by the quilted trend. On top of it all, it is really affordable!