This spring jacket is everything your wardrobe needs
Anoraks are handy as hell during the winter-into-spring-into-summer seasonal shift.
With days flip-flopping all over the place, you need something that can layer under, layer over, and form a protective barrier from the elements when needed. An anorak—generally of the pullover, wind-and-waterproof sort—does all that. Plus, the style has a tendency to lean into bold colour varieties. It's all levels of great. Here are some of the best to get this season.
Challenger Pullover Windbreaker
For your more outdoorsy pursuits, you can't go wrong with the masters of nature at Columbia. This bright blue is a fresh change for spring, too.
Fila's outerwear offers just the right amount of throwback feel. Wear this one with some retro white tennis sneakers for a full look.
Torrentshell Pullover Jacket
Patagonia's outerwear is incredibly versatile. This is the jacket you pack for a trip that you don't know how to pack for.
Vapour Woven Jacket
And for those who want their outerwear to operate as part of their outfit: a boldly colour-blocked choice.'
Popover Anorak Jacket
For something easy, you can't go wrong with navy.
Yes. One thousand times yes. Layer this over a white hoodie to make it part of your outfit.
High Coast Wind Anorak
For something truly functional, Fjällräven makes a windproof anorak, meant for getting you through outdoor adventures. Or walking through a city.
Contrast Panel Lightweight Jacket
Red, yellow, and navy make one of the best colour-blocked assortments—especially if you're not normally one for bold jackets.
THE VERY WARM
If you're looking to introduce a new colour into your wardrobe, mauve is a good place to start. The slightly pink, slightly purple colour adds interest without overwhelming.
Vince knows just how to elevate a basic. This forest green anorak is as polished as a topcoat.