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Fashion February, 24 2012

Buyers Guide: 8 Great Spring Jackets Available Now

The Highsnobiety Buyers Guide is back this week with a look at eight great spring jackets. Ranging from super tech Arc’teryx Veilance pieces to bold, but well-priced Penfield items, we highlight a solid overview of options available this season. Looking at the picks you’ll gather we’re fans of zippers, hoods and pockets, though we’ve done our best to showcase a variety of different cuts and colors out there this spring. Best of all, everything seen in available now online. All you have to do is follow the links below and you’re on your way to owning what you see.

See our 8 spring jacket picks after the click.

Arc’teryx Veilance HS16 Field Lightweight Waterproof Jacket

“Canadian label Arc’teryx Veilance is famed for its highly technical construction that provides protection from the elements in discreet, minimalist style. This lightweight blue-grey Gore-Tex jacket is a case in point, featuring easy-to-use but waterproof pockets, and a concealed drawstring hood. This piece is the sophisticated solution to combating the season’s wet weather.”

C.P. Company Bellow Pocket Goggle Jacket

“The goggle jacket is probably the most iconic C.P. Company design, based on the jackets worn by drivers during the famous Mille Miglia races, the features are all based on the original race jackets, updated in modern, functional fabrics. A new addition for SS12, the Bellow Pocket Goggle Jacket features a number of different sized pockets on the front, inspired by the functionality of military jackets, as well as the famous watchviewer on the sleeve and a rear belt with adjustable snap fastening.”

Junya Watanabe Worker Blouson

“Waxed cotton body with cotton duck canvas club collar.”

Carhartt Battle Parka

“Carhartts classic parka jacket for Spring. Nice pocketing, big hood. One layered, but very protecting.”

Woolrich Woolen Mills A Rak-Sax Pop

“Vintage inspired hooded pullover from Woolrich Woolen Mills. Features front zip detail at the neckline,corded hood pulls with leather toggles, and single front kangaroo pocket with two button flap closure.”

Sacai Bomber Jacket

One of the best bomber jackets we’ve seen in awhile is the navy number above from the Sacai Spring/Summer 2012 Collection 2012, designed by Chitose Abe.

Han Kjobenhavn Army Hooded Jacket Beige

“The Army Hooded Jacket from Han Kjobenhavn is fabricated to make you able to survive when weather becomes mean. It is a classic parka with to front pockets, zipper front and made from lightweight wind/repelling nylon. Detailing on the jackets includes the coolest cream drawstrings, white HAN buttons and Velcro closure around the neck.”

Penfield Gibson Jacket

“I buy into the philosophy that color should play a significant role in a man’s wardrobe during the following seasons: summer, fall, winter, and spring.”

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