April Showers: Lightweight Jackets
As we head into Spring and welcome the warmer weather we also welcome showers. A time where its too warm for our winter puffers, but we need protection from the pesky rainfall that suddenly appears out of nowhere and catches us unprepared. We have rounded up a range of our favourite lightweight jackets perfect to keep you cool and dry in April Showers.
Barbour International was, and is the original authentic motorcycle brand. Starting in 1936 as a one piece wax cotton suit, the brand has evolved into a range of Men and Women’s collections inspired by the biker look, creating a new generation of this iconic style.
This Barbour International jacket is a lightweight take on the winter favourite, the Duke Wax Jacket, and is perfect for those Spring Showers. It has a 100% lightweight cotton lining and a waxed cotton exterior, making it airy yet sturdy and waterproof. It has two angled chest pockets and two lower box pleated patch pockets, as well as a corduroy collar lining and gold toned stud fastenings throughout for a classic look.
The Barbour International Bearings Casual Jacket, is the obvious choice for Spring showers. It is crafted from a breathable blend of cotton and linen and is unlined making it lightweight and cool. It features 4 studded front pockets and a figure flattering waist belt, as well as the iconic branded badge; a feminine take on a best-seller.
Belstaff, created by Harry Grosberg, first took to the market in 1924 and has become one of the best British Heritage brands ever since. The brand is recognised worldwide for their impeccable performing outerwear and renowned jackets.
New for Spring Summer 19, the Belstaff Ollerton Jacket is available in yellow and blue, as well as the classic black and navy, perfect for injecting to some life into your new season wardrobe. Although lightweight, it is made from a durable and waterproof micro-poly and has under-arm mesh vents, to keep you dry in style this Spring. It features two flap pockets, with hidden snap-button closures on the chest are accompanied by two slip pockets below, while the central zip closure is hidden behind a placket to accentuate the clean line.
The Belstaff Gangster Jacket shape was originally introduced in 1969, but it is back in Amherst grey for Spring Summer 19. Crafted from water-repellent and breathable faille nylon, it’s the ideal material to keep you cool and dry come rain or shine. The corrugated side panels allow for an adjustable, tailored fit to this classic biker shape, while the buckled collar and waist, along with the moto-inspired stitch detailing on the shoulders and elbows bring classic detailing.
Established in 1975, C.P. Company has become a brand laboratory that conducts research and design with passion and boundless curiosity. Sourcing materials from every corner of the world and continuously experimenting with new manufacturing techniques, it has in its 40-year history produced over 40,000 garments, each reflecting C.P. Company’s core philosophy – Function and Use.
Crafted from military-spec nylon mono filament and finished with C.P. Company iconic goggles, the C.P. Company Nycra Bomber Jacket is a truly special piece. This lightweight jacket features a classic bomber design, zip fastening, water-repellent treatment and cuffed sleeves and hemline. The bright blue makes it a perfect piece to brighten your Spring wardrobe.