Home Mens Interest Layer Up With The Best New Chore Coats For Spring

Layer Up With The Best New Chore Coats For Spring



It’s time to trade in your bulky winter parka for something lighter, comfier and more versatile by adding a stylish, utilitarian chore coat to your spring rotation.

The chore coat’s origins are rooted in workwear, specifically jackets made in France from either cotton or linen blends. Sturdy, durable and with plenty of pockets, the once-humble coat favored by painters has become a style essential that can replace a blazer or be layered over a t-shirt for a night on the town.

Get ready to ring in a new season with your new favorite piece of outerwear, with plenty of options from big-name retailers and luxury designers alike.

Wallace & Barnes Duck Canvas Utility Jacket

J. Crew

J. Crew turns back the clock with its workwear-influenced Wallace and Barnes line, nodding to French workwear styles with this vivid blue chore coat. The duck canvas will age nicely over time, just like selvedge denim or fine French wine. $198

Wellen Blanket Chore Coat


Not every chore coat has to be made from cotton: This one in particular from Huckberry uses recycled nylon and wool for a soft, supple and layering-friendly take on the chore coat. The Deep Sea Plaid pattern is also breezy and…

Continue reading…

Previous articleRock and Roll
Next articleRules Guy: Does your putting stroke *have* to include a backswing?