Gear for Guys: Warm and Protective Jackets for Fall

Get ready for the cold with these fashionably cozy coats.

As summer fades and fall temperatures drop, it’s time to step out in comfy and rain friendly jackets. Instead of grabbing the over worn raincoat, step out in style with one of these fall trend jackets.

The Bomber

The Inspiration: D&G Fall '11 Collection (left); The Look: Filson Ballard Wool Bomber (right)

The name Ballard Filson Bomber should be enough for you Seattleites to purchase this jacket, but if that doesn’t thrill you then this will – Filson’s life time guarantee. This bomber is made from three different wools to keep you warm and comfortable when the temperature plummets, and durable enough for camping in the great outdoors.

Filson Ballard Wool Bomber | $395 | Available at Filson

The Camel Coat

The Inspiration: Paul Smith Fall '11 Collection (left); The Look: J.Crew Holborn Trench Coat (right)

Why not combine two of falls top trends, the camel color jacket and the trench? Made of cotton and tailored to create a classic look this trench works for all occasions. Instead of running to the office with a ski jacket over your suit, grab this trench; it’s just as easy and a lot more stylish.

Holborn Trench Coat | $198 | Available at J.Crew

The Pea Coat

The Inspiration: Ferragamo Fall '11 Collection (left); The Look: Hugo 'Bomber 1' Jacket (right)

Double Breasted jackets are on trend this season. This simple silhouette offered by Hugo Boss is a great way to casually pull off the trend that is all too often deemed difficult. The water/wind resistant material looks great with jeans or a suit while providing shelter in Seattle’s unpredictable climate.

Hugo ‘Bomer 1’ Jacket | $345 on sale for $229.90 | Available at Nordstrom