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15 Spring Jackets You'll Want to Wear All Year in 2020

These stylish jackets will upgrade any look in an instant.

Spring is almost upon us, and besides the flowers blooming and winter's deep freeze finally melting, there's something extra-special to look forward to: revamping your wardrobe with a great spring jacket. Spring represents the perfect time for new  beginnings—especially when it comes to your style—and 2020 is all about having fun with fashion. Embrace bright colors, experiment with fun shapes and patterns, or go for a classic you can wear year after year—whatever you do, it's time to transform your look. And don't forget: Valentine's Day is right around the corner! Score the perfect present with one of these 15 Valentine's Day Gifts Your Wife Will Love in 2020.

Best Life's editors have scoured the internet to bring you the best products out there, and we're hoping you'll love them as much as we do. Full disclosure: we may earn a commission for anything you purchase through links on this page, but that doesn't mean you'll pay more for them (we'd never do that to you!). Pricing and availability are accurate as of the piece's initial publication date, but it's the internet and we can't guarantee that these sweet, sweet deals will last forever, so scoop them up before someone else does!

This neon snap-up hoodie

Chartreuse Penfield coat

Neon has been making a splash on fashion show runways lately, meaning there's no time like the present to step out of your comfort zone and embrace bright colors. This hooded Penfield jacket has a decidedly simple silhouette, which balances out the boldness of its chartreuse hue for easy everyday wear, plus it's made of 100 percent nylon taslan to keep you dry during those April showers! And for more great looks, check out these 10 Must-Have Technical Jackets for Men and Women.

$120$60 at Penfield
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This oversized women's blazer

Woman wearing houndstooth blazer

This blazer has so many things going for it: a slightly boxy, menswear inspired cut, and a retro terra cotta houndstooth pattern, just to name just a few. By simply buttoning or unbuttoning this double-breasted blazer, you can effortlessly take this piece from fashion forward workday uniform to after-hours chic.

$180 at Everlane
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This faux shearling-lined hooded coat

Man wearing black hooded coat
Nordstrom Rack

This Cole Haan coat is simple, handsome, and eternally wearable season after season. It has a flattering cut, faux shearling lining on the chest to keep your core cozy without overheating the rest of you in fickle spring weather, and plenty of convenient zip-sealed pockets. The best part? Right now it's on mega-sale at 50 percent off!

$650$320 at Nordstrom Rack
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This sherpa-lined jean jacket

Sherpa lined jean jacket
L.L. Bean

The Jean Chore Jacket from L.L. Bean is bursting with '70s charm for that laid back, vintage vibe. Compliment it with high-waisted, straight-, or wide-leg jeans to look like you just stepped off the set of Almost Famous, or keep it simple and modern with black jeans and a white tee. However you style it, you'll love the cozy sherpa lining and relaxed fit.

$109$80 at L.L. Bean
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This ultralight down parka

Bright orange down jacket

Soft, lightweight, and warm, this down parka from Uniqlo is just right for crisp spring days. But even more importantly, it's incredibly compact when you fold it up into its accompanying carry pouch or a backpack, which makes it the perfect coat for unpredictable spring weather. Enjoy the sunshine whenever it makes an appearance without carrying along the extra bulk!

$80 at Uniqlo
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This everyday camel coat

Woman wearing camel coat

Why is this Madewell coat a bestseller? Let us count the ways. It's made of a soft, double-faced Italian wool blend, it comes in a beautiful camel color that announces its classic beauty to the room, and it's got extra large pockets, a flattering, roomy fit, and sophisticated tailoring. You'll want to wear this one right up until the last chilly day. And for more instant classics, check out these 9 Super-Smooth Suede Jackets!

$328 at Madewell
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This yellow field jacket

This lightweight field jacket pops in bold golden yellow, but don't worry—there's substance behind all that flash. The details really make this coat: the large, structured pockets, the mixed fabric textures, the convertible drawstring hood, and the branded drawcords all come together for a look that's both polished and rugged. And if you're looking for more cozy additions to your wardrobe, check out these 20 Pairs of Men's Winter Boots That Go With Everything.

$275 at Scotch and Soda
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This retro corduroy jacket

Woman wearing retro corduroy outfit

If you've been looking for the perfect corduroy jacket, Everlane has the answer to your prayers. The company describes taking inspiration from "old school workwear," but its classic button front and silhouette give it a decidedly modern vibe. You'll love the wideness of the eight-wale corduroy fabric, which makes it that much more textured and eye-catching.

$78 at Everlane
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This classic jean jacket

Man wearing casual jean jacket

If there's one spring jacket everyone should own, it's a simple denim one. This men's denim jacket from Everlane delivers the perfect iteration of this iconic look for just $88. Try it in the lightest wash for a more casual, lived-in vibe, or go for either of the darker options to dress it up.

$88 at Everlane
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This sleek work trench

Woman with trench over her shoulders
M.M. LaFleur

Is there anything more powerful than donning a classic trench? This one from M.M. LaFleur gets the look just right with its wide lapels, a flattering belted waist, a storm flap in the back, and a weather-resistant finish.

$395 at M.M. LaFleur
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This lightweight Fjallraven shell

Blue hiking jacket

Yes, Fjallraven coats are gorgeous, but looks are a side note in this company's case. Across the board, Fjallraven tends to make some of the most functional outerwear on the market: you could summit a mountain in these coats, or, you know, just wear them to brunch when it's breezy. This Keb Eco-Shell Jacket is durable, lightweight, weatherproof, and well-ventilated for those warmer days.

$255 and up at Amazon
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This sherpa-lined black denim "dad" jacket

Woman wearing black denim sherpa lined jacket

Like many things found on the catwalk these days, this denim jacket was inspired by… dads. Yes, dads are having a moment in fashion, and it's a good look—albeit a slightly hilarious one. Luckily, with its simple silhouette and faux shearling lining, this jacket is stylish enough to top any outfit and perfect for spring weather—but it's so comfortably you'll probably want to rock this cozy-casual look year-round.

$128$45 at Levi's
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This versatile fleece shirt jacket

gray button down shirt on white background
Royal Robbins

Not all jackets look the part, as proven by this Royal Robbins shirt jacket. Its sweater fleece material provides just the right amount of warmth without any added bulk, and you can throw it on over just about anything. And, because the company is committed to sustainability, it's made with recycled PET bottles (which, in turn, makes it all the more weather-resistant)!

$99 at Royal Robbins
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This striped duster

Woman wearing striped duster

Finally, a coat that's as unique as you are. This piece's neutral tones give it a grown-up touch, but the bold stripe pattern and dramatic length keep the look young and fresh. You'll love throwing on this breezy outer layer and discovering the way it plays differently with every outfit!

$72$50 at ASOS
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This colorblocked track jacket

neon colorblock track jacket
Daniel Patrick

Going for a sporty retro vibe? This track jacket from Daniel Patrick knocks that look out of the park. Though the company also makes a more straightforward version with evenly colored panels, try opting for this asymmetrical pattern, which really catches the eye. And while each Daniel Patrick piece is hand-cut and handcrafted in downtown Los Angeles with thoughtful details like a hidden hood compartment and interior snap button pockets, let's be real: the real selling point here is swagger.

$600$300 at Daniel Patrick
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Lauren Gray
Lauren Gray is a New York-based writer, editor, and consultant. Read more
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