Layer Up in Style With These Sherpa Trucker Jackets
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There are outerwear staples that have stood the test of time and moved from one era to the next, largely unchanged, like the rugged trucker jacket. Designed for the wear and tear of the road and traditionally made out of hard-working cotton denim (like the five-pocket cotton denim pants first worn by prospectors in the old West), the trucker jacket has indeed moved from menswear phase to menswear phase with ease.
Think of it this way: Fashion trends come and go, but if there’s a jacket both you and your grandfather can agree on, it might be the trucker jacket. So if we had to guess, we’d wager you’ve already got a classic trucker jacket in your outerwear rotation, but what about a sherpa trucker jacket? The sherpa trucker jacket looks like it sounds, taking the traditional trucker silhouette (featuring two front button chest pockets and occasionally, hip hand pockets), and then adding warm sherpa fleece material, usually at the collar and most likely through the body of the jacket.
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Why do you need a sherpa trucker jacket? It’s got the casually rugged style of a denim jacket, and the warmth of a more straightforward winter coat, yet it’s not as bulky as a parka or puffer jacket. It should be your laidback go-to when you wear black jeans and scuffed-up leather boots alongside your favorite henley (to name but one combination). Be ready with yours when the temperature drops: Take a look at the best sherpa trucker jackets right here.
Levi’s Sherpa Trucker Jacket
This take on the sherpa trucker jacket turns the famed Levi’s Type II Jacket (the original and best) into a cold-weather staple. It’s nearly as iconic as the brand’s crisp and timeless jeans, so we’d suggest you pair it accordingly (with grey denim and chukka boots, of course). The Juniper Dark Wash color will only get better with time, too.
Wrangler Cowboy Cut Western Lined Denim Jacket
Like Levi’s, Wrangler is about as all-American of a brand as it gets, from denim to this dependable trucker jacket. It features winter-friendly touches like the sherpa lining you need now, plus some design flair courtesy of Wrangler (note the “W” stitching on the front pockets). Note that it’s a relaxed fit, so you can layer a henley and a thick flannel shirt with ease.
Outerknown Peacenik Sherpa Lined Denim Trucker
While most trucker jackets are made out of cotton denim or canvas, this sustainably made denim jacket from surfing legend Kelly Slater’s brand uses a blend of hemp and organic cord cotton. The result is a textured, eco-friendly jacket that’s soft to the touch and yet built for the rigors of the road. Even the recycled polyester sherpa lining is sustainable and incredibly comfortable.
Alpine Swiss Ryker Lined Denim Trucker Jacket
Seeking a sherpa jacket done up in a more “moody” color palette? You’ve found it with this sub-$60 sherpa trucker from Alpine Swiss, fashioned from a dark, inky blue denim with a deep gray sherpa lining. It’s the kind of smooth, effortlessly cool sherpa trucker someone like, say, Ryan Gosling might favor, which makes it a great buy in our book.
Bass Creek Outfitters Sherpa Lined Trucker Jacket
While some trucker jackets are done up in deep blue indigo or corduroy, this trucker jacket features a pleasingly faded light blue shade that makes it look like you’ve had it for years. It’s got that throwback, almost movie star-esque appeal because of that, not to mention a nice contrasting design with the sherpa lining. Beyond that, it’s just a rugged, great-looking coat.
Levi’s Premium Fleece Denim Vintage Fit Trucker Jacket
Levi’s has been the king of denim for as long as they’ve been around, and this fleece denim trucker jacket shows why. It’s cozy, fitted without being restrictive, and features some of the most comfortable lining of any trucker jacket we’ve tried on.
Toad&Co. Burntside Trucker Jacket with High Pile Fleece Trim
Trucker jackets usually feature a button-up design like your favorite denim jacket, but Toad & Co. switches things up ever-so-slightly with this zip trucker jacket crafted from wrinkle-resistant fabric. Made from a blend of recycled wool and recycled polyester in a rich seasonal plaid, this jacket is both sustainable and stylish in spades.
Marine Layer Boise Cord Sherpa Trucker
If you want a jacket that feels like a warm, wearable hug, then this sherpa trucker jacket comes mighty close. The super-soft fleece wears comfortably atop everything from a merino T-shirt to your favorite cotton henley or a chambray shirt, so layer to your heart’s content. And the dyed corduroy exterior looks like you’ve had it for years.
American Outdoorsman Sherpa Lined Canvas Trucker Jacket
You could call the sherpa trucker jacket the perfect jacket for work, what with its useful pockets and, in the case of this jacket, a tough canvas construction. The polar fleece lining is ultra-cozy for pairing with a thermal henley and canvas work pants. And the combination of black fleece and grey canvas is pretty unique when you check out other sherpa jackets on the market.
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