Park your puffer coat and leave your quilted jacket for a minute because their lightweight sister, the gilet, is your BFF for 2022. Ideal for layering up on alfresco dining dates walks in the park or pub garden beers, these versatile little numbers – also known as vests – are always one of spring’s hardest-working pieces. Incredibly stunning and Stylish gilets for spring – 27+ Gilets
Ultra-light down vest, £39.90, Uniqlo
If you’ve never considered adding a gilet to your wardrobe, let us convince you with our edit of the best – and most stylish – gilets, from quilted vests to shearling gilets and maxi-length too…
Hooded padded gilet, £22, River Island
Rust is a flattering shade for all skin types, and River Island’s cosy gilet looks effortlessly cool.
The Frankie Shop Belted Gilet, £235, Matches Fashion
If you missed out on The Frankie Shop’s cult quilted jacket, try their belted gilet for spring. Crafted from a down-filled quilted shell and accented with a waist tie, it’s contemporary meets utility and we love it.
This snuggly feather and down gilet is available in five colours, including this spring-ready pink.
Cameo Rose padded gilet, £15, New Look
New Look’s camel quilted gilet has plenty of pockets – perfect for those face masks and hand sanitizer.
Leopard padded gilet, £33.99, Gap
Warm, lightweight and ultra-chic, this fabulous design by Gap comes in dark grey too, but we’re all about the green animal print.
Leopard quilted gilet, £15, New Look
Or try New Look’s classic leopard print version, currently on sale for £15.
Reversible padded gilet, £68.60, Boden
We are loving the bright, cheery rainbow print on Boden’s reversible gilet. Turn it inside out and there’s a cute sage green shade. See page 2 for more Gilets