Get ready for autumn with the perfect lightweight utility jacket. We’ve scoured the high street and beyond to bring you the best styles from just £24.99
Disappointed with the weather this month? Us too. We had so many great outfit plans and the weather has done us dirty but one thing that cooler climes have meant is the return of the jacket. This season we’re loving the utility jacket; an unsung classic wardrobe hero, it’s the perfect piece to throw on for ever-changing weather.
With plenty of pockets for all of those essentials and usually found in a cool shade of khaki that flatters pretty much everyone, we are big fans of the utility jacket so we’ve rounded up the best utility jacket styles on the high street. With prices starting from just £29.99, there’s a utility jacket for every budget and taste.
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BUDGET BUYS: High street styles under £50
The high street has some of the best versions of utility jackets out there – from New Look and H&M to Very, we’ve found six stylish utility jackets with flattering cuts that will ensure you look great without breaking the bank plus at this price point you can afford to play around with other colours – Marks & Spencer’s pink version is a pastel lover’s dream and ASOS’ cream linen is perfect for any last minute getaways where you might need a light jacket to combat breezy evenings plus the cream colour will ensure it goes with literally everything – ideal if you’re packing in hand luggage only.
New Look’s version is light on pockets but still oozes style:
STYLISH BUYS: Best utility jackets under £100
Looking to spend a little more on a utility jacket? Brands such as Gap, Hush and Banana Republic might have slightly higher prices but this is reflected in the quality of your garment – these will live in your wardrobe for years to come.
DREAM BUYS: The best utility jackets money can buy
Won the lottery? Feeling flush? Then may we whet your appetite with our dream purchases. We’re not going to lie – we’re eyeing Boden’s embroidered version while stroking our credit cards and hell, if you’ve recently won big in Vegas then may we kindly also direct you towards Jason Wu’s version which makes us come over all funny in the best possible way.
And hell, if we’re blowing ALL our funds, then this Saint Laurent version is coming home to mama – just a snip at £1225 (we warned you this was dream territory)
Feature image: Boden
All other images: courtesy of retailers.