Gents, forget the simple two-button suit jacket – right now, it’s all about the double-breasted blazer.
No longer just the reserve of Gordon Gekko wannabes, this powerful cut has shaken off its power dressing banker associations to become a modern option that makes an effortless statement.
So if you want to stand out in a sharp and sophisticated way this season, take a look at our favourite DB jackets on the current market.
1. New Look Double-Breasted Blazer
A rich burgundy blazer makes for a contemporary alternative to traditional black versions, adding a sophisticated feel to any evening ensemble.
This two-button option from New Look features a simple two-button fastening and is cut slim to create a sharp silhouette that works for any occasion.
Set against black trousers or jeans for the best effect.
Available at ASOS, priced £54.99.
2. Paul Smith Slim-Fit Black Double-Breasted Wool Blazer
This textured wool blazer by Paul Smith offers a relaxed and modern update on the timeless tuxedo jacket silhouette.
Featuring half-canvas construction with a slim peak lapel, it comes complete with split Melton wool collar lining, wool-covered buttons and satin jetted pockets, finished with a polka dot panel lining and double vent.
Pair with a slightly cropped trouser and crisp white shirt for a refined finish.
Available at Paul Smith, priced £629.
3. Next Navy Cotton Suit Jacket
This jacket by high street stalwart next has a real nautical feel to it, coming in a lightweight cotton fabric that’s ideal for summer.
Throw it on with some beige/white chinos, a Breton tee and a pair of clubmasters for an outfit that wouldn’t look out of place on the Côte d’Azur.
Available at Next, priced £75.
4. Suitsupply Madison In Light Brown Check
This double-breasted blazer by Suitsupply is ideal if you want to stand out from the crowd at that upcoming summer wedding.
Crafted from a breathable linen, silk and wool mix, it features a light brown Prince of Wales check, which makes a statement in a refined and subtle way.
Combine with smart leather loafers, tailored trousers and an Oxford shirt for a fail-safe smart-casual ensemble.
Available at Suitsupply, priced £299.
5. Boglioli Double-Breasted Textured Wool Jacket
As one of Italy’s leading tailors, you know you’re getting the sharpest, most flattering cut possible when you opt for a Boglioli jacket.
This laid-back option delivers nothing less, with its sweeping peak lapels, tapered waist and deep side pockets bringing a tailoring classic bang up to date.
Available at Selfridges, priced £570.
6. River Island Double-Breasted Blazer
A light grey blazer makes for a versatile wardrobe addition, pairing wonderfully with the majority of other colours you already own.
This River Island design is crafted from 100 per cent linen, ensuring comfort in the heat, and is cut slim for a contemporary feel. It even has an inbuilt white pocket square so you don’t have to spend time perfecting your fold each morning.
Team with slim navy trousers or chinos for a foolproof separates combination that any man can pull off.
Available at ASOS, priced £125.
7. Topman Navy Textured Double-Breasted Suit Jacket
If you’re searching for a blue blazer that pops a bit more than your go-to navy option, feast your eyes on this design by Topman.
With its vibrant tone, clean-cut form and subtle hint of texture, you’ll stand out just enough to garner compliments, but not too much that you’ll feel under the spotlight.
Available at Topman, priced £110.
8. Marks & Spencer Super-Slim-Fit Peak Lapel Jacket
Cut a powerful and striking silhouette with this peak lapel double-breasted jacket from Marks & Spencer.
It comes in a contemporary super-slim-fit and is available in a wide range of chest sizes and lengths, making it a great choice for men of all shapes and sizes.
We particularly like the unusual five-button fastening system, which subtly differentiates it from alternatives on the market.
Available at Marks and Spencer, priced £55.
9. ASOS Double-Breasted Blazer With Gold Buttons
The gold buttons on this ASOS design lend it a distinct nautical charm.
However, you won’t need a yacht to wear this one, with the slightly shorter length and slim-cut making it perfect for those smart-casual occasions.
To stop things looking too seaside, style it with your favourite jeans and a pair of tan brogues.
Available at ASOS, priced £65.
10. Brunello Cucinelli Double-Breasted Houndstooth Wool Jacket
This luxurious jacket will see you straight through to autumn thanks to its subtle houndstooth print and premium wool construction.
Crafted in Italy, it features a trademark soft shoulder offset by a nipped-in waist – relaxed elegance at its finest.
Available at Mr Porter, priced £1,820.