Style Pick of the Week: Baro The Dean Jacket

A bomber jacket that’s stylish enough for the bar and tough enough to take on spring rain — thanks, Baro.

When a brand calls its jacket “The Dean,” you’d expect it to stand out with authority, sharp style and durability. Well, my friends — the Dean Jacket from Baro does just that, at least on paper. As we draw ever closer to the spring season — and inevitable spring showers — you’re going to need a jacket like the Baro Dean Jacket, that much is true. And a little secret: While it might still be cold and blustery most places, the time is now to get ahead of the game and snag the Baro Dean Jacket before you’re caught in a downpour. You’re also going to want something that performs as great as it looks. In that regard, a clean bomber silhouette is always an easy starting point in terms of standout style, so the Dean Jacket gets it right. Quality construction isn’t a matter to be trifled with, either — tally up a few more points for the Dean Jacket, because it’s made from a DWR-treated blend of cotton and nylon. Oh, and the versatility? Take your pick of either a crisp Loden color or a sleek and simple Black — again, chalk up another win for your next spring rain jacket.

And the great thing about a hard-wearing piece of spring outerwear like the Baro Dean Jacket is that you can easily pair it up with pieces you already happen to be wearing this spring, from a charcoal Oxford to suede chukkas and slim light wash denim. It’s a versatile outerwear upgrade that just so happens to harness of-the-moment style — take a look around this spring and count the bomber jackets you might see. You’re also getting a piece that’s not overly technical or logo-heavy — that’s to be applauded when it comes to spring rain wear. That classic bomber silhouette is mighty handy in that regard. Yet, the Baro Dean Jacket has a little something else going on, too. The snap button front provides a touch of visual interest, setting it apart from other bomber jackets on the market. The slightly longer cut also makes more sense in the rain, as does the moisture-wicking liner and seam-sealed construction. Phew! That’s a heck of a lot of prime specs in one jacket. In all, that makes the Baro Dean Jacket sound pretty stylish to this writer, at least.

Is the Baro Dean Jacket on your spring shopping list? Let me know on Twitter!


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