Shirt jackets tiptoe the very fine line between shirting and outerwear with finesse. And when it comes to the spring and summer outerwear, they're a well-dressed man's secret weapon thanks to their versatility and pairing prowess.

In the warmer months, shirt jackets come into their own and we want to prove it with iterations from Bethany Williams, By WALID, C.P. Company, and more. Whether you’re looking for traditional workwear or something altogether more modern, there’s a shirt jacket out there with your name on it, so stop wasting time over the outerwear-shirt decision and opt for a piece that does it all.

Shop some of our favorite shirt jackets below.

Palm Angels Monogram Denim Shirt

Monogram Denim Shirt

Monogram Denim Shirt

$400

Palm Angels

Buy at Palm Angels

Francesco Ragazzi's Palm Angels caters to all sides of the menswear spectrum. From high-end track pants to heavyweight denim shirts complete with a monogram print throughout.

Burberry Patchwork Overshirt

Patchwork Overshirt

Patchwork Overshirt

$1120

Burberry

Buy at Burberry

In line with its workwear roots, this overshirt from Burberry comes with a repair-style patchwork build and premium corduroy trims.

Story mfg. Helix Jacket

Helix Jacket

Helix Jacket

$750

Story mfg.

Buy at Highsnobiety

Story mfg.'s take on the shirt jacket is inspired by retro mechanic jackets. It's dyed using a mixture of babul bark and madder root for an eco-friendly and rich-hued finish.

Children Of The Discordance Fish Shirt Jacket

Fish Shirt Jacket

Fish Shirt Jacket

$632

Children Of The Discordance

Buy at Browns

This black shirt jacket by Children of the Discordance puts details at the center of its appeal. We're in love with the frog fastening.

BY WALID Marin Shirt Jacket

Marin Shirt Jacket

Marin Shirt Jacket

$1615

BY WALID

Buy at Browns

With jackets like this, there's no wonder we're backing By WALID as the future king of the patchwork empire.

Tiger of Sweden Adur Shirt

Adur Shirt

Adur Shirt

$399

Tiger of Sweden

Buy at Tiger of Sweden

In a world of loud prints and striking color, sometimes the boldest thing you can do is simplify things.

Nike ESC Shirt Jacket

ESC Shirt Jacket

ESC Shirt Jacket

$400

Nike

Buy at Luisaviaroma

Nike ESC — or Every Stitch Counts — is the sportswear giant's answer to the world of luxury. Clean, futuristic designs are the name of the game and this immaculate overshirt is typifies the approach.

1017 ALYX 9SM Logo Shirt Jacket

Logo Shirt Jacket

Logo Shirt Jacket

$545

1017 ALYX 9SM

Buy at Luisaviaroma

Silver-tone buttons to the front of this 1017 ALYX 9SM jacket stand out against the black nylon backdrop as the only details aside from a logo stamp to the chest.

C.P. Company Overshirt

Overshirt

Overshirt

$270

C.P. Company

Buy at Harvey Nichols

Pure cotton cut to a classic button-down silhouette features a zip closure for a different angle. C.P. Company has been making perfect shirt jackets for years — it's a safe bet.

Carhartt WIP Wesley Jacket

Wesley Jacket

Wesley Jacket

$150

Carhartt WIP

Buy at Harvey Nichols

For any clothing that originates in workwear, you should have Carhartt WIP on your radar. The Wesley jacket makes use of the brand's durable canvas in a versatile khaki colorway.

Bethany Williams The Magpie Project Edition Tracksuit Jacket

The Magpie Project Edition Tracksuit Jacket

The Magpie Project Edition Tracksuit Jacket

$1390

Bethany Williams

Summer Sale - Up to 60% off

Summer Sale - Up to 60% off

Buy at ssense

If she's not already part of your roster, British designer Bethany Williams should be. Reconstructed from vintage textiles, this bold lightweight jacket features artwork from Melissa Kitty Jarram as its centerpiece.

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