So you need a winter jacket, or a summer jacket, or a fleece, or, for that matter, any jacket that makes leaving your house that little bit more appealing? You probably thought of The North Face. If you didn’t, then you’ve somehow managed to dodge the fact that The North Face jackets have been some of the best outdoor jackets on the market since the brand’s birth in 1968. Finding its roots firmly within the world of climbing, The North Face slowly but surely spread itself across multiple disciplines, becoming one of the go-to names for all jackets for all people, from adventurers to... well, us.

While some labels are famed for one model, The North Face has chiseled out multiple permanent niches for itself. We’re talking about the Denali Fleece, Himalayan Parka, Nuptse Jacket, and a handful of other North Face Jackets that have reached such popularity that they’re immune to changing trends. And, although The North Face jackets come in all shapes and sizes, each suited to its specific use, the dots are connected by common qualities of durability, warmth, and signature style. Out of respect for one of the greatest to ever do it, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite The North Face jackets for all wardrobes below.

Keep scrolling to see our essential The North Face Jackets.

The North Face 1994 Retro Mountain Light Jacket

1994 Retro Mountain Light Jacket

1994 Retro Mountain Light Jacket

$349

The North Face

Buy at Urban Outfitters

One of The North Face’s biggest hits over its 50+ years of life has been the 1994 Retro Mountain Light Jacket. With just a mesh lining, this piece won’t offer the warmth of a North Face down jacket, but a fully waterproof DryVent shell makes for a bone-dry, breathable hike.

Supreme x The North Face Nuptse Jacket

Nuptse Jacket

Nuptse Jacket

$1500

Supreme x The North Face

Buy at Stadium Goods

The North Face Nuptse Jacket is a timeless icon that needs no introduction, but Supreme’s penchant for reworking the classic gives it new life on an almost annual basis. This iteration isn’t too out-there, with just a Supreme text logo to the hood and a tag to the arm.

The North Face Mountain Parka Jacket

Mountain Parka Jacket

Mountain Parka Jacket

$127

The North Face

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Buy at Slam Jam

Another signature TNF piece from the ’90s that’s been dug out of the archives is the Mountain Parka. This modernized version comes in a new, natural colorway and stands as the perfect year-round top layer with its lightweight construction.

The North Face Extreme Rain Jacket

Extreme Rain Jacket

Extreme Rain Jacket

$260

The North Face

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FREE SHIPPING OVER $100 SHIPFREE

Buy at Slam Jam

This OG ’80s silhouette has been kept largely the same, complete with retro color-blocking and an elasticated hem. Originally designed as a skiing jacket, it’s fully waterproof and warmer than you’d imagine.

The North Face Steep Tech Jacket

Steep Tech Twill-Panelled Printed Quilted Nylon-Ripstop Hooded Down Jacket

Steep Tech Twill-Panelled Printed Quilted Nylon-Ripstop Hooded Down Jacket

$415

The North Face

Buy at Mr. Porter

The North Face Steep Tech takes a more technical angle with diagonal zips through the front fastening, but at its core, this is still one of The North Face's undisputed classics with a lightweight down construction.

Supreme x The North Face Paper Print Nuptse Jacket

Paper Print Nuptse Jacket

Paper Print Nuptse Jacket

$858

Supreme x The North Face

Buy at stockx

Another of Supreme's updates of the classic North Face Nuptse Jacket, this winter warmer features a fun paper print to give texture to the traditional two-tone design of the Nuptse.

The North Face Two-Tone Padded Jacket

Two-Tone Padded Jacket

Two-Tone Padded Jacket

$387

The North Face

Buy at Farfetch

If you’re on the hunt for something a little cozier, look no further. This down-filled jacket fits the bill with a 100 percent feather-down filling for lightweight insulation and a signature two-tone North Face design.

The North Face Color Block Rain Jacket

Colour Block Rain Jacket

Colour Block Rain Jacket

$152

The North Face

Buy at Farfetch

Perfect for the transitional months or for protection against the elements while you’re exercising, this color-blocked rain jacket is essentially a waterproof hoodie.

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