A Guide to California Winter Jackets

Come into this winter season ready by following our Gentleman’s Attire shopping guide for California Winter Jackets. You will find everything from workday pea coats to casual beach day jackets. The variety of coats and jackets you find below should get you through what ever this winter season throws your way. All the jackets featured are under $300 .

Joseph Abboud Slim Fit Pea Coat - $249


Looking for a stylish twist on that classic over coat of yours? Check out this Joseph Abboud charcoal plaid slim fit pea coat from Mens Warehouse. The subtle plain print paired with the double-breasted style makes this coat easy to wear while setting you apart from the crowd. The classic, easy to wear style ensures you look professional when coming into work and the wool/polyester blend fabric will keep you comfortable after work at happy hour. Priced at $249.

Tommy Hilfiger Rain Coat - $149


With a stylish rain coat like this Tommy Hilfiger Slim Fit featured above, rainy days open up a whole new world of wardrobe possibilities. The spread collar keeps it classy while the fully lined interior keeps you dry and warm. Pair with your everyday button down and a light sweater to give you the perfect mix of business and practicality. Lightweight and easy to carry, this rain jacket wont be a hassle after the rain stops. Price at $149.

Patagonia Better Sweater 1/4 Zip - $99


This is one of my all-time favorites and in my opinion a must for every man’s closet. Retailing for under $100, you will be hard pressed to find a better all-around jacket. The ‘Better Sweater ¼ zip’ is great for around town and is the perfect sweater for under a shell or heavy jacket. Walking to grab a coffee on a brisk Southern California morning? Throw this jacket on for warmth and style. Dress it up for happy hour drinks by wearing a long sleeve button up underneath or a flannel. Priced at $99.

Eddie Bauer StormDown Hooded - $249


Get Down this winter with the Eddie Bauer StormDown hooded jacket. If you want the perfect all around cold weather jacket, this is it. Don’t let sticker shock scare you away from a comfortable winter, the old, “you get what you pay for” couldn’t be more true when it comes to Down Jackets. This jacket features StormRepel the sheds moisture so the jacket doesn’t soak it in. The guys at Eddie Bauer make it even easier to find the right jacket by providing a Activity Rating. This basically tells you how the jackets warmth is good for during different levels of activity. This StormDown hooded jacket is rated for -20° F in moderate activity, e.g. cross country skiing or hiking. It is also rated at 35° F for low activity level, e.g. having drinks at the top of the mountain or winter picnics. Priced at $249


Vans Calpine Jacket - $114


Button up this season with a surf/skate style take on the traditional Carhartt ranching jacket. The Vans Calpine jacket is made with 100% cotton twill, this medium weight jacket is tough enough to take on whatever you are planning this holiday season. It’s the perfect blend of beach style and is great for around the campfire or splitting wood at your mountain cabin. The grey heather colored cotton hood is a nice finish to really make this piece pop. Wears great with a classic tee underneath or dress it up with a long sleeve flannel. Pair with a set of denim jeans are you are ready for anything. Priced around $114.


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