10 Lightweight Jackets to Wear Now

Enlist These Layering Pieces for the Final Weeks of Jacket Season

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One day it's cold, and the next it's warm. Then it rains for a week. Then the sun comes out and you're sitting on a patio sipping Bloody Marys.

Spring is confusing.

Make it less confusing with a good, lightweight jacket. Fortunately, we've got 10 of those right here.

These spring jackets—which include bombers, denim and the occasional shacket—are perfect options for in-between temperatures. Add one or more to your layering arsenal, and live your life free from the struggle of being slightly too chilly/wet/warm ever again.

Thrill's Minimal Work Jacket is lightweight 100% cotton twill with buttoned cuffs and plenty of pockets. $135, Bespoke Post

Mr Porter's in-house line, Mr P, presents this camp collar jacket. It's made from organic cotton, garment-dyed and available in two colors: blush and navy. $325, Mr Porter

This varsity coach's jacket is made from technical Italian fabric that repels rain and gives you just the right amount of retro panache. $194, Todd Snyder

Windbreakers have come a long way. Take this Transit Range Windbreaker from prAna, which is made from water-resistant recycled nylon and can be stashed in your bag and pulled out at a moment's notice. $99, prAna

Everyone needs a good bomber. This can be yours. It's made from a cotton/poly twill cloth that's water-repellent, has ribbing at the cuffs, collar and hem, and is perfect for spring layering. $250, Buck Mason

Whether you're running a 10K or just walking to lunch, the Nor'easter jacket's shell repels water and wind, while the Merino liner provides warmth without weighing you down. $298, Tracksmith

How about a nice popover anorak? This one's made from recycled denim and is fitted with a kangaroo pocket and an adjustable drawcord. $185, Alex Mill

This extra-affordable shirt jacket features stretch cotton canvas that is double-brushed for comfort. $40, Quince

Nothing says sartorial spring like a selvedge denim trucker jacket. So here's one of those. $198, Madewell

Japanese brand Human Made created his handsome hooded rain parka to keep you dry during the temperamental months. It’s crafted in a green-and-beige color-blocked design with reflective details. $655, End Clothing

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