The 9 Best Fleece Jackets For Men 2023 - IMBOLDN
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Of all the versatile layers out there, few things beat a long sleeved fleece jacket. Regardless of the season, a fleece can be worn as an outer layer on mild days or as a mid-layer beneath thick winter coat during colder days. Temperature regulation is just as important as keeping you warm though, and the best fleece jackets will keep you cozy without causing you to overheat. Taking all of this into consideration, our editors have compiled a list of their top picks for best fleece jackets for men.

L.L. Bean Men’s Bean’s Sherpa Fleece Jacket –

Made from soft, warm, thick 100% recycled sherpa fleece, Bean’s Sherpa Fleece boasts a classic ribbed hem and cuffs to keep the chill at bay. Perfect for casual wear, it has zippered side hand pockets and a chest pocket to stash EDC. With its nylon taffeta sleeve lining, the jacket makes it easy to layer, when needed.


Everlane The ReNew Fleece Full Zip

Everlane takes sustainability seriously, so its ReNew Fleece is made from 100% GRS and Bluesign® certified recycled polyester. With its full-zip design and wide collar, it has a sporty vibe that will pair well with sneakers and chinos or jeans. The cozy ReNew Fleece Full Zip boasts a chest pocket and contrasting trim at the neck, zipper, and wrists.


Fjallraven Vardag Pile Fleece Jacket

Highly versatile, the Fjallraven Vardag Pile Fleece Jacket can be used as a casual jacket when the temps are mild, or as a robust, warm mid layer on those days that are chillier. Elastic binding at the hem, collar, and cuffs keeps the cold out, while the side pockets keep the hands toasty warm. The thick bonded pile fleece is made from recycled polyester and the spacious fit allows plenty of room for adding layers underneath.


Icebreaker Descender Long-Sleeve Zip Fleece Hoodie

This fleece jacket has it all: a fitted hood, designed to fit under a helmet, a zippered chin guard and interior storm flap to prevent friction, and zippered chest and hand pockets with merino wool lining to keep hands warm and cozy. The Icebreaker Descender, made with an authentic brushed merino wool that is naturally warm, has a drop tail hem that adds extra coverage. The jacket incorporates light-weight side panels that are durable and add breathability


KÜHL Maraudr Fleece Jacket

Talk about tough, the KÜHL Maraudr Fleece is a heavy-weight fleece jacket that sports waxed cotton canvas on the shoulder, elbows, and collar, offering maximum durability. The jacket offers zippered hand warmer pockets that will keep your essentials secure at all times, as well as two interior drop-in pockets for extra storage. Perfect for winter weather, you’ll be glad to have this jacket to keep you toasty warm.


Gramicci Ridgeline JQ Fleece Zip Blouson

Inspired by the silhouette of mountain peaks, this full-zip fleece jacket has a high-collared design which boasts ultra-fluffy fleece, and is sure to keep you warm in winter conditions. Gramicci and NAGA—two major names in the outdoor industry – have collaborated on this jacket and you’ll find logo patches embroidered on the right arm.


Proof Trail Fleece Jacket

Designed for those days that require a bit of extra warmth, the Proof Trail Fleece Jacket fits the bill with its 100% recycled fleece construction. The half-zip front enables you to regulate your temperature, whether they’re kicking back at home or running errands on the weekend. The jacket has a drawcord hem helps ward off the cold, which the side pockets will keep hands toasty warm.


Patagonia Better Sweater 1/4 Zip Fleece

Patagonia’s sweater-knit polyester fleece is perfect for cooler days. Made with 100% recycled materials, this quarter-zip jacket has a zip-through stand-up collar for extra protection. Available in Navy and Stonewash colorways, the Raglan sleeves allow for ease of movement. The zippered left chest pocket provides a snug place for EDC.


Proof Grid Fleece Jacket

Proof’s Grid Fleece Jacket claims to be more breathable, insulating, and moisture-wicking than standard fleece. With its grid pattern, the jacket provides more air space and will dry quickly and regulate your body temperature for extra comfort. With elastic binding at the hem, cuff, and collar to keep the elements at bay, the jacket has stretch woven contrast fabric at the chest.