Buy Side from WSJ: The 12 Best Men’s Fall Jackets, According to Style Experts

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These are the versatile options insiders wear once temperatures start to drop


By Leah Melby Clinton

In most parts of the country, fall weather can vary widely even in the course of a day—snow isn’t unheard of, and neither is a streak of blazing sun. That unpredictability makes outerwear all the more important. A just-right layer can be a game-changer, and to help you get set with yours for the season, we asked fashion pros for the picks they count on most. These are the jackets you’ll want in your closet. 


Rugged yet refined zip-up

TOM BECKBE Classic Camo Tensaw Jacket


Lightweight and resistant to water, waxed canvas is the practical fabric behind this stylish jacket, which Parrott purchased in a military-inspired print. (“Camo is my black,” he says of the neutral pattern.) Gussets at the underarm enable more movement than a standard zip-up, and a vertical-zip pocket at the center of the chest offers easy access to essentials like a phone or wallet.