As the UK weather starts to heat up and it becomes harder to keep warm, there will be more men choosing mens utility vests over the traditional jacket.

Tommy Hilfiger Men's Packable Down Vest Jacket
Tommy Hilfiger Men’s Packable Down Vest Jacket

From the countryside to the city, utility vests are an easy way to keep warm and look good. Here are some points to check out why these men’s utility vests are so popular this autumn:

G-STAR RAW Men's Utility Vest Jacket
G-STAR RAW Men’s Utility Vest Jacket

Looks perfect with Trousers

No matter what you’re wearing, a pair of men’s utility vests should be part of your wardrobe. It can portray the impression that you care too much about fashion and that’s definitely not something that you want to do right away.

Mens Multi Pocket Vest Mesh Lining Fishing Travel

Make sure you don’t skimp on the vests as you’ll be able to pair them with a number of different outfits.

Walls Men's Vintage Quilted Vest Work Utility Outerwear
Walls Men’s Vintage Quilted Vest Work Utility Outerwear

Timeless Fashion

With all the cuts, designs and colours available in men’s fashion, it’s hard to argue that utility is back in style. There’s something for everyone so even if you’re not into the latest trends, it’s safe to say that you’ll still look good.

Men Sports Multi-Pocket Utility Vest
Men Sports Multi-Pocket Utility Vest

It’s important to remember that the fashion industry is always changing. While you should pay attention to what’s popular and what’s not, don’t be afraid to try something bold and new.

PUMA Men's Train First Mile Utility Vest
PUMA Men’s Train First Mile Utility Vest

London Fashion Week

London fashion week is a big deal every year. Every year, designers get to show off their latest designs and millions of people tune in to see what the stars are wearing.

Carhartt Men's Knoxville Vest Work Utility Outerwear
Carhartt Men’s Knoxville Vest Work Utility Outerwear

This means that every year there is an abundance of men’s utility vests for you to choose from. It’s best to do your research ahead of time so that you know which colours will go well with what you’re wearing.

However, there are a few things that you can keep in mind when choosing your vest.

Forever Twenty One Men's Pinstriped Utility Vest
Forever Twenty One Men’s Pinstriped Utility Vest


As mentioned, utility vests were originally designed for rugged outdoorsmen. This means that they are made to be worn in cold environments and to endure the harshest weather conditions imaginably.

Men's Multi-Pocket Utility Vest
Men’s Multi-Pocket Utility Vest @ £19.99

You should always make sure that you purchase men’s utility vests that have a wide variety of pockets to help you carry everything you need.

Don’t buy a vest just because it looks good; you’ll likely end up getting used to how it looks after just a few uses.

Vero1992 (C) Vest Mens Class 2 Black Series Safety Vest With Zipper and Utility Pockets
Vero1992 (C) Vest Mens Class 2 Black Series Safety Vest With Zipper and Utility Pockets


When you buy mens utility vests, it’s important to take into consideration exactly how much weight they can hold. There are different lengths available so make sure that you know how much weight you’ll be able to put on before you buy.


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Some people prefer a longer one, while others enjoy the extra length. There are also a lot of men’s utility vests that are insulated which will keep you warm in the coldest of weather.

Jordan Winter Utility Men's Vest

Just make sure you know the difference between a warm vest and a heavy-duty vest.

Carhartt Men's Gilliam Vest Work Utility Outerwear
Carhartt Men’s Gilliam Vest Work Utility Outerwear


Believe it or not, he’s utility vests are not only made for outdoorsmen anymore. Many designer men’s vests are being designed for everyday use, so you can wear them in the office, on the golf course, at the beach, and anywhere else that you want to look good. They are extremely durable and will last for years to come.

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