It might be the dog days of summer, but fall is right around the corner. If you work outside or live in a place where the leaves turn orange, a standard button-up shirt just isn’t going to do it. Instead, layer-up with a shirt jacket – a garment which pairs the classic style of work shirts with the insulative properties of jackets.
Here’s a look at some of the most interesting shirt jacket models on the market today.
The Best Shirt Jacket For Men
Ideal as a mid or top layer best worn in the winter, the Freedom Foundry Men’s Fleece Jacket Shirt is lightweight, yet warm. This shirt jacket features a 100 percent polyester composition. It is incredibly soft and durable while also being simple to machine-wash. Inside of the Freedom Foundry Men’s Fleece Jacket Shirt, there is a fleece sherpa-like lining, and this lining is what responsible for keeping you nice and warm. Plush and comfortable, it’s a great choice when the weather is teetering between warm and cold during the fall months.
Perfect as an overshirt or as one of the many layers in your ensemble, the Boston Traders Men’s Flannel Jacket Shirt with Fleece Lining is a warm, soft flannel shirt that can keep you cozy for many years to come. This shirt is a cotton-polyester blend, making it ultra-soft and breathable. This unique fabric composition also makes it simple for you to wash and maintain. The long-sleeved shirt features a handsome blue-checkered flannel pattern. It also comes with double chest pockets that have button closures, making it easy for you to keep important items like a phone, wallet, or keys on you at all times. Warm polar fleece lining keeps you warm in the briskest conditions.
Designed to give you the look of a flannel shirt with the warmth of a fleece hoodie, the Dickies Men’s Quilted Flannel Overshirt with Fleece is a hybrid jacket that is sure to keep you both warm and stylish during the chillier months of the year. Made out of 100 percent cotton and fleece, the Dickies Men’s Quilted Flannel Overshirt with Fleece is ultra-soft and stays breathable and light, helping to ensure you do not overheat while you are wearing it for long periods. This unique composition also means that the shirt is machine washable, ensuring a simple way for you to clean and maintain this jacket. It has a full cut throughout the chest area that makes it roomy and comfortable enough for you to move around in, no matter what activity you are doing. A cozy hood completes the package.
Finish off your layered ensemble with something thick, comfortable, and stylish with the Columbia Men’s Forest Park Printed Shirt Jacket. This comfortable shirt jacket is 100 percent polyester. Its polyester composition makes it simple to care for and affords you a long-lasting design that will not fade or tear. This jacket features two breast pockets that allow you to keep your important personal belongings on your person at all times. The Columbia Men’s Forest Park Printed Shirt Jacket has a secure button closure. This patterned long-sleeve shirt jacket comes with a woven Columbia label on its left side so you can sport your favorite brand with pride. An attractive straight hem finishes the shirt for a cleaner look when untucked.
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The classic grey, black, and red plaid patterning on the Carhartt Men’s Big & Tall Hubbard Sherpa-Lined Shirt Jacket affords you a classic flannel look essential to cold-weather seasons. The jacket is 100 percent cotton, roomy, and fully lined. The cotton composition of this shirt makes it soft and comfortable enough to wear for long periods while still being lightweight and breathable for extended wear. The Carhartt Men’s Big & Tall Hubbard Sherpa-Lined Shirt Jacket is machine washable and includes a sherpa lining to keep you cozy. It has two chest pockets, each complete with flats and snaps closures for securing your belongings.
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When you are ready to venture out into the chilly bite of fall or spring weather to explore the outdoors, you will want to do so wearing the Backpacker Canvas/Flannel Lined Shirt Jacket. This piece is 100 percent cotton, making it ultra-lightweight and soft to the touch – ideal for extended wear as a single layer or atop other layers in the cold. The Backpacker Canvas/Flannel Lined Shirt Jacket is machine washable. It has a 7.5-ounce canvas shell that helps to keep any moisture from getting inside. Inside of the Backpacker Canvas/Flannel Lined Shirt Jacket, there is a brushed cotton flannel lining that will easily trap the perfect amount of body heat to keep you comfortable. Two breast pockets finish the shirt.
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Crafted in a classic brown color, the Carhartt Men’s Weathered Canvas Snap Front Shirt Jacket takes everything you love about durable Carhartt jackets and transfers them into a smaller, much lighter-weight design. The jacket is made out of 100 percent cotton, making it soft and breathable at all times, and it’s machine washable to boot. The Carhartt Men’s Weathered Canvas Snap Front Shirt Jacket closes using snap closing buttons that run up the center of the jacket. There are pockets on either side of the button-up center, two on the top, and two on the bottom. The breast pockets on the Carhartt Men’s Weathered Canvas Snap Front Shirt Jacket come with flaps and button closures, while the pockets on the bottom are slant pockets, perfect for warming your hands. The bi-swing back design will allow you a full range of motion.
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Made to look like your favorite flannel shirt, the Wrangler Men’s Long Sleeve Quilted Lined Flannel Shirt Jacket is a warm alternative to layering up multiple flannels. Instead, you can enjoy the cozy yet breathable nature of this ultra-warm, long-sleeved jacket. The 100 percent polyester exterior and 100 percent cotton interior provides you with a jacket that is ultra-soft to the touch and durable at once, making for a cozy dud that can be machine washed. It features a button closure down the center, diamond-quilted polyester padding to keep you cozy, and two breast pockets with flaps and button closures.
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The Legendary Whitetails Men’s Maplewood Hooded Shirt Jacket is a bright and noticeable jacket that is every bit as stylish as it is cozy and warm. This jacket boasts 130 grams of poly-fill insulation designed to keep you cozy and warm, no matter what the weather might bring. This Legendary Whitetails Men’s Maplewood Hooded Shirt Jacket easily zips up the middle for a perfect fit. At the top, there is a double-lined fleece hood. The jacket sports four total pockets (two breast pockets and two hand-warming pockets), and all of the buttons on the jacket are by the brand Legendary.
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Subdued flannel patterning gives the Wolverine Men’s Marshall Full Zipper Sherpa-Lined Shirt Jacket a classic look, while thin orange stripes provide a pop of color. This piece is 100 percent cotton for a soft texture and easy care with five-ounce thermal lining and features snap-flap pockets on the chest. There are lower side-seam pockets for keeping your hands warm as well. A pencil opening on the left pocket makes the Wolverine Men’s Marshall Full Zipper Sherpa-Lined Shirt Jacket an ideal work shirt.
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A great work shirt, the TRM Men’s Cotton Tahoe Stonewashed Fleece Denim Shirt Jacket is a casual-looking jacket shirt that makes for the perfect overshirt for layering with other items in your wardrobe. One hundred percent eight-ounce medium-weight cotton keeps you cozy when you are in chillier weather, but won’t weigh you down or make you uncomfortable. The cotton ensures that it is soft and breathable enough for extended periods of wear while also being machine washable. Inside, there is an anti-pilling panda fleece that comfortably traps your body heat to keep you warmer for longer. Two chest pockets come with buttoned flaps at the breast.
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Step up your country chic style game with this Reed’s Men’s Western Jean Style Suede Leather Shirt Jacket. This throwback jean-style leather shirt jacket comes in a rich, chocolate brown. This brown is ideal for wearing with any of your other favorite outdoor or country garb and will make a handsome addition to your wardrobe. The Reed’s Men’s Western Jean Style Suede Leather Shirt Jacket is covered in ultra-soft-touch suede to provide you with something soft and supple against the skin, making it perfect for all-day wear. Its striking look will never fall out of style.
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A classic plaid pattern in red and black dominates the 100 percent cotton Woolrich Men’s Oxbow Bend Shirt Jacket, making it an essential piece of clothing for those who love that classic flannel look but want something a little more lightweight. The snap buttons are a classic touch, and the cotton construction lends itself well to machine washing. The spread collar offers you a full range of motion without constricting the neck.
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