PSA: a Leather Jacket Is All You Need in Spring

The eternal discussion over what constitutes the perfect spring jacket will never end. Some look to waterproof shells while others opt for heavyweight hoodies and others still can’t let go of their winter down jackets. It boils down to a question of personal preference, but there’s a group of jackets that are hard to argue against. Suede and leather jackets really come into their own during spring.

We’re not talking heavy shearling designs, they’re far too toasty for the transitional weather. Instead, we’re eyeing up a handful of thinner work-style jackets and coats at MR PORTER right now. Ranging from icons like Baracuta’s G9 Harrington in suede to MR PORTER’s very own MR P. Line, the choice is in your hands.

Below, we’ve tried to make that choice a little easier by narrowing down the selection to 10 of the best suede and leather jackets for spring.

We’ve seen the ’70s forming the inspiration for many collections lately, but could this be that start of something more ’80s?

Vegans can get in on the action, too! Séfr ensures that there’s a free-from option for those looking to upgrade their conscious wardrobe.

When you’re investing in a suede jacket, you’ll want something timeless. Officine Generale hits the nail on the head with the Jim Jacket.

Not all suede jackets are big investments. This Nudie Jeans Dante Jacket is a friendly entry point into the world of suede & leather jackets.

Alexandre Matiussi’s eye for the classics positions his label as one of the MVPs when it comes to pieces like this. Velveteen black suede is the star of this show.

MR PORTER continues to impress with its MR P. line. This hyper-clean leather jacket proves that the retailer’s proprietary label can roll with the best of them.

While most of the jackets in today’s roundup stick to a basic black, blue, grey spectrum, this iteration from Valstar stands out with a mint green finish.

When you’re buying classic menswear pieces like suede or leather jackets, it’s always worth paying attention to the classic names. Polo Ralph Lauren’s Gunners Jacket is the perfect staple suede bomber jacket for spring.

Another successful sub-label at MR PORTER is Kingsman. Having outfitted the films, MR PORTER releases some of the best pieces and this retro leather jacket is a real winner.

BARACUTA’s G9 Harrington has been a mainstay of spring wardrobes for decades and this suede edition renews the style’s appeal once more.

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