Style Pick of the Week: Proof Field Jacket

A reliable jacket to wear with your favorite winter sweaters — the modern man’s coat.

When the going gets tough, when the weather starts getting really nasty this winter, what are you going to wear? Easy — the Proof Field Jacket. This modern take on the classic field coat has to be one of the best men’s winter jackets, easily. That being said, if you read the blog regularly, you know we’re all about gear from brands like Proof, which emphasizes mobility and versatility. From the remarkable Proof Strong Shirt (a unique, performance-ready take on the classic chambray shirt) to the exceptional Proof Performance Oxford — a serious upgrade from the typical Oxford shirt — these pieces pack in functionality, versatility and yes, performance.

That same approach is what makes the Proof Field Jacket (available in both Olive and Navy) so exceptional and so useful … yet stylish at the same time. A tough combo to nail, right? But you don’t craft one of the best winter jackets for men without putting some serious work into the little details.Now, this isn’t a bulky, overly puffy winter coat — and that’s great news for you. In the case of the world-beating¬†Proof Field Jacket, a better design approach means you start with a sleeker take on the classic M-65 field jacket — first used in the military and packed with pockets and heavy fabric. Here though, the streamlined¬†Proof Field Jacket¬†transforms that bulky cotton into a reasonable mid-layer with a water-resistant nylon-poly exterior and two front field pockets for all of your everyday carry essentials.

This sleek field jacket is also available in navy for the sleek city dweller in you.

SHOP: The Proof Field Jacket via Huckberry

In addition to the tough technical fabric and storage space, the¬†¬†Proof Field Jacket¬†is surprisingly easy to wear — again, the option of either¬†Olive¬†or¬†Navy¬†seems to help in that regard. Complete with the tailored fit and helpful functionality, it’s the type of jacket to layer over a classic crewneck sweater¬†for a chilly winter weekend — add the¬†¬†Proof Strong Shirt, your favorite chore pants and tough leather boots, then you’re good to go. The¬†Proof Field Jacket¬†can even be paired with something as sleek as slim tan chinos and a classic white Oxford to get you through a breezy morning commute. In short, the¬†¬†Proof Field Jacket¬†is the type of coat you can wear in multiple seasons, it’s perfect for layering, and in either¬†Olive¬†or¬†Navy, it simply looks like … well, the type of¬†classic field coat¬† you’re going to want to wear all the time. Like what you see? Feel free to let me know on Twitter.

SHOP: The Proof Field Jacket via Huckberry

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