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This Season’s Lightweight Layers

Weather can be quite unpredictable this time of the year, but with the right choice of seasonal jackets you are sure to always be ahead of the elements. As stylish as they are warming and comfortable, the right choice of outerwear will be the quintessential addition to your outdoor layering. No matter what the occasion, event or purpose, a lightweight layering item can be effortlessly worn over your sleek suits and dresses as well as relaxed jeans and trousers. Our website offers a host of fashionable outerwear staples to support every well-edited gents and ladies style preferences including ultra-durable and timeless Barbour jackets, one of our newest arrivals from the likes of Ilse Jacobsen, newly discovered pieces for the rebels offered by Belstaff and classic, renowned staples from Baracuta. Whether you are into that biker-charming leather jackets or more of a trench coat lover, this season’s lightweight layers edit will help you find the perfect item you are sure to fall in love with – join us now and discover your new favourite at Jules B today!

Outerwear is universal and essential in every gents and ladies wardrobe. No matter what this season brings there is always a perfect jacket that is lightweight enough to keep you cool during warmer weather yet durable enough and adorned in all the essential element-fighting qualities you need to prepare for unexpected drops of rain or when the wind feels like the end of summer. In this edit we count down to the ultimate layering staples everyone needs to invest in – the ones that compose the most needed qualities as well as the ones that keep you looking your best effortlessly, and not to mention they are guaranteed to see you through any season year after year. Embrace this season’s hottest trends in one of the layering options from our fashionable edit.


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When you are planning an elegant evening out but the weather isn’t in your favour, a lightweight long coat is the perfect finishing touch to your charming attire. With it’s warming qualities yet the beautiful design and impeccable style that is ready for any elegant occasion, this option will seamlessly blend with your dresses, heels and more of formal ensembles – and thanks to it’s lightweight fabric, it won’t make you look too layered-up. In particular, aim for subtle statement-making options to undoubtedly stand out even on cooler afternoons and complement them with sultry clutches and footwear for that ultra-glamorous finish.

Versatile and durable, the raincoat will effortlessly protect you from the unpleasant elements and will effortlessly complement your smart and casual ensembles. With a long elegant silhouette and and essential hood for when you forget your umbrella at home but don’t want to ruin that hairdo you spent all of your morning on, this option is ideal for constant rain conditions. Lightweight options are particularly good for this season as you never know if it decides to get warmer through the day. Layer this option over your work gear or casual ensembles to keep your outfit protected, dry and looking better than ever.

Looking for a sleek casual option? Opt for a lightweight bomber jacket or a cardigan for when you need the perfect companion to jeans and simple tops. Not only is the design always a part of every season’s hottest trends, it will effortlessly dress you up and provide stylish contemporary chic for that perfect weekend layer. When you don’t require too much protection and simply need to layer up to stay a little warmer, this is the perfect option for cooler off-duty afternoons. Team this style with your go-to skinny jeans, trainers and crew neck tees for a fabulous off-duty look that will provide an effortless trendy finish.


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The most perfect option to add to your everyday, a classic Harrington jacket will see you through any style challenge as well as deliver that needed dash of protection and warmth. Ideal for spring and summer, this season it is the most essential style-savvy addition in every gent’s wardrobe. Infused with the classic sports-led elements for a cool laid-back appeal, this jacket will seamlessly adapt to your smart and casual attires effortlessly. Try layering a Harrington jacket over your office gear to inject a bit of a character, or keep it simple by teaming it with jeans and polo shirts for that timeless sporty urban look.

Be prepared fro unexpected rain this season with a lightweight water-repellent jacket. Infused with quintessential qualities to keep you dry yet wearable enough during the summer season, this option is perfect for everyday use and it is guaranteed to complement all of your in and off-duty ensembles. With protective qualities that ensure no rain drop gets inside, this layer will keep you safe during heavy pouring to ensure you still look your best when arriving at that important event. By complementing your formal wear with this particular style you are sure to elevate this season’s hottest sporty/smart fusion and look your best at all times.

For those of a slightly rebellious character, a sleek leather jacket is the perfect layering option this season. With it’s lightweight interior and durable leather exterior to give you a slight hint of protection, this jacket will instantly lift your attire to give it a handsome individual charm. Whether paired with your work gear or slim jeans for an ultra-fashionable day out, this layering choice will see you through any style and weather challenge. Edge up your everyday look by keeping it simple with biker jeans and chukka boots or go all out with collared shirts and slim trousers for a superb formal rebel fusion.