From the first Harrington style jackets in the late 30s, right through to the 50s American Ivy League and British mods of the 60s and 80s, there’s no doubt that the Harrington jacket is one of the most timeless recurring trends. So whether you’re looking to channel the casual cool of James Dean or are looking for a lightweight jacket to go over your work attire, here are four ways to wear the must-have menswear piece.
Why not embrace a simple style this summer? With a nod towards James Dean, this laid back look is easily achieved with a white crew neck tee, mid wash jeans and red Harrington. Finish with some off white Converse and wayfarers for classic cool.
Red Harrington Jacket £48
White Crew Neck Tee £6
Slim Leg Mid Wash Jeans £28
Cream Low Top Converse £48
Think American high schooler heading off for spring break in the 1950s and 60s. With a mix of pastels, nautical influences and leather detailing, partner a cream jacket with navy chinos or shorts, a light coloured polo and brown slip ons.
Sand Harrington Jacket £48
Slim Navy Belted Chinos £28
Pink Rever Polo £18
Brown Leather Tassel Slip Ons £42
Whoever said workwear had to be boring? The Harrington jacket is the perfect way to add a touch of the trends to your 9-5. Simply throw on over a buttoned up shirt or quirky shirt and tie combo… finish with dark colour slim fit trousers and smart brogues or loafers.
Navy Harrington Jacket £48
Charcoal Skinny Fit Trousers £30
Signature Shirt £28 Navy Patterned Tie £24
(OR Signature Blue Stripe Shirt £28 with Gold Tie £24?)
Tan Derby Brogues £50
Cue the classic black bomber jacket, polo shirts and Doc Martens for a mod inspired look; evoking memories of the 60s and 80s. We love Liam Gallagher’s brand Pretty Green for the likes of tipped polos, lightweight parkas and desert boots.
Black Blouson Jacket £45
Pretty Green Tipped Polo £45
Slim Coated Blue Stretch Jeans £32
Black Doc Martens £95