10 Spring Jackets Perfect for Vancouver Weather

It's time to pack away that wool jacket and slip into something lighter for spring

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Shop for spring jackets that are practical and pretty

When the forecast ranges from torrential downpours one minute to bright and sunny the next, it can be tricky to find the perfect spring coat for Vancouver. But BCLiving is here to help. If you’re on the hunt for the perfect spring jacket, look no further – we found 10 stylish spring jackets that are perfect for the West Coast weather.

Trout Rainwear Rainbow Liner Jacket

Designed in Toronto and made in Vancouver, Trout Rainwear’s Rainbow Liner jacket will keep you nice and cosy on those chilly spring days. This reversible jacket is ultra lightweight and insulated for extra warmth.

Rainbow Liner Jacket, $565, two colours (pink and blue), available at Holt Renfrew

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The Imani Parka from Club Monaco

The Imani Parka was designed for transitional weather (otherwise known as typical Vancouver weather – rain, clouds, drizzle, sun). Fully lined and made with breathable cotton, this jacket will keep you comfortable and stylish throughout the spring.

Imani Parka, $229, available at Club Monaco

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Talula Akasaka Jacket

Hello blue skies! Talula’s lightweight army-inspired jacket is great for the city – from strolling the Seawall with Fido to coffee runs with co-workers. Large button pockets and a generously sized hood will keep your keys and hair dry despite the April showers.

Akasaka Jacket, $120, five colours (black, grey, light olive, army green, light blue), available at Aritzia

Allison Wonderland McIntosh Raincoat

B.C.’s very own Allison Smith is the face behind fashion label, Allison Wonderland. Manufactured in Vancouver, this bright raincoat will you dry and happy from the never-ending rain.

McIntosh Raincoat, $124, available at Allison Wonderland

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Joe Fresh A-Line Jacket

This flattering A-line coat from Joe Fresh will keep you cosy on those nippy spring mornings. A sateen shell blocks out wind, but cotton keeps it breathable. The wide sleeves on this coat are comfortable and unrestrictive.

A-Line Jacket, $99, two colours (black and stone), available at Joe Fresh


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Sitka Forage Trench Coat

Founded in Victoria, Sitka is a lifestyle brand inspired by its surroundings: the sea, mountains and rainy cities. This trench coat is fairly lightweight, features a waxed outer shell and unzips into a shorter jacket.

Forage Trench Coat, $180, available at Sitka


Trout Rainwear Humboldt Rain Jacket

One of the most important pieces for spring? A rain jacket. Trout takes us back to our childhood days with fun, bright, waterproof rainwear. This rain jacket features a double zipper, extra long sleeves and even an interior cell phone pocket.

Humboldt Rain Jacket, $535, four colours (navy, yellow, green, black), available at Trout

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Mackage Sade Leather Jacket

Leather isn’t just for winter. This genuine lambskin leather jacket by Mackage is perfect for those chilly spring nights. Move over black – the blush colour of this moto jacket is great for those looking for a softer look for spring. 

Sade Leather Jacket, $650, three colours (blush, black and sand), available at Mackage

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Babaton Gavin Coat

Made with water-repellent stretch sateen fabric from Japan, Aritzia’s in-house brand Babaton gives us a sleek, minimalist jacket. This jacket features both zipper and button closures, drawstrings at the hem and hood and a removable hood.

Gavin Coat, $225, three colours (mission green, navy, black), available at Aritzia

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PGD Alice Anorak Jacket

Vancouver’s very own Plenty has always had a West-Coast vibe, and their in-house brands are no different. This water-resistant hooded anorak jacket is perfect for three things: keeping you dry, warm and stylish. 

Alice Anorak Jacket, $154, three colours (black, brown and green), available at Plenty