Do only the retired buy spring jackets?
Are lighter weight coats aimed only at the partially sighted, the depressed and military? Is spring the new winter? Grey, khaki, battleshit blue (sic) are all perfectly fine colours, but spring they ain't. New life, summer round the corner, do they sum up those images?
In which case in some quarters a rethink is required. And it's not too late.
In my small way to help check these out (The first needs no explanation, Weejuns, ankles & capris, yellow... it's all there. Guy Cotton - hunt them down; for the inner trawlerman and second to none)...