Scout deck jacket, $198 at Rugby
Perhaps you've already got a lightweight jacket for spring. But allow us to make the case for one more. One that's yellow. Because it's rare that a piece of clothing can be so many things at once. A yellow rain slicker is about as old school as it gets, and yet a slew of modern labels have crafted lightweight coats (some more water resistant than others) in a range of sunny colors as varied as the brands themselves. You can wear the jacket by itself with a pair of jeans and some retro sneakers or pull it over a suit for a pop of color that comes with protection from the elements. In short: It's a statement-making piece that says you know what you're doing.
Trail Model jacket,
$60 at L.L. Bean
Nigel Cabourn Monsoon jacket,
$378 at End Clothing
BDG Waxed knit slicker,
$50 at Urban Outfitters
Folk 3/4 Mac,
$222 at End Clothing
$434 at Oliver Spencer
Thom Browne vest,
$1,162 at Restir (Japan)
Carhartt rain jacket,
$40 at Sports Authority
The Gorton's Fisherman was first used as a trademark in 1905.
The first piece we're buying from L.L. Bean Signature.
Making waves for their style and affordability.
Gitman Vintage pairs with SeaVees for a spring shoe that's decidedly retro and modern.
British label YMC, known for their classic pieces with a modern edge, launches a lower-priced diffusion line at New York's Odin.