Outerwear

Hammond & Co. Navy Harrington Jacket

Patrick Grant’s exclusive Hammond & Co. range for Debenhams is the only way to get your hands on something from the creative director of Savile Row tailor Norton & Sons for a fraction of the price. And a navy Harrington will never go out of style.

Available at Debenhams, priced £85.

The Idle Man Nylon Parka

Put winter to bed with this statement parka. Featuring a Borg-lined hood, quilted lining and pockets for pretty much everything, it’s your most stylish defence against the elements.

Available at The Idle Man, priced £70.

Cheap Monday Trouble Quilt Bomber

As good in a fighter jet as on fashion’s front row, the bomber jacket is menswear’s military uniform turned modern wardrobe staple. Exceptionally lightweight, this one – from Scandinavian label Cheap Monday – is primed for layered looks.

Available at Asos, priced £100.

New Look Black Wool Mix Overcoat

An expertly-cut overcoat is as ageless as they come. Made from a warm yet lightweight wool mix, this version from New Look features an attention-grabbing salt and pepper fleck, without appearing over-designed.

Available at New Look, priced £79.99.

Tees & Shirts

Uniqlo Men Supima Cotton T-Shirts

Probably the worst kept secret in fashion, Uniqlo’s Supima cotton tees – available in eight colours and six fits – offer the kind of value even premium brands can’t compete with.

Available at Uniqlo, priced £9.90.

J.Crew Button-Down Cotton Oxford Shirt

Few shirts are as versatile as the classic Oxford. This semi-formal style from collegiate staple J.Crew has the softness of chambray but is constructed from a more formal Oxford weave. Leave it untucked for a laid-back look or layer under a blazer.

Available at Mr Porter, priced £70.

Zara Birds Shirt

Add some colour to your cold-weather wardrobe with this bird print shirt – a smart blend of safe bet and statement piece.

Available at Zara, priced £25.99.

Mango Man Twill Overshirt

As the temperature drops, an overshirt becomes one of the most trusted pieces in your wardrobe, owing to its ability to deliver extra ballast. This workwear-inspired design is cut from hardy cotton twill, adding a rugged feel to off-duty outfits.

Available at Mango Man, priced £45.99.

Knitwear

Reiss Lodger Quilted Sweatshirt

A knit with a difference, Reiss’ versatile grey crew neck is quilted for a tactile finish that’ll step your smart-casual looks up a notch. What’s more, it’s lightweight enough to work as a base layer or over a button-down shirt.

Available at Reiss, priced £70.

River Island Merino Wool Roll Neck

A mainstay of the cold-weather wardrobe, this roll neck is knitted from finely spun merino wool, a material known for its softness and breathability. Swap out the shirt and wear alongside sharp tailoring or use to add low-key polish to your casual outfits.

Available at River Island, priced £35.

ARMOR-LUX 1901 Fouesnant Mariner Crew Knit

Outfitters of fishermen since 1938, French brand Armor-Lux brings almost a century of craftsmanship to bear on this classic button-closed shoulder. Made in France from 100 per cent wool, it’s just as good on the streets as the high seas.

Available at End Clothing, priced £95.

Trousers

Selected Homme Black Smart Trousers

Selected Homme’s trousers feature a modern, tapered cut and are blended with stretch for added comfort. Team them with everything from formal shirts to chunky knitwear.

Available at Topman, priced £50.

Nudie Jeans Thin Finn Dry Ecru Embo

Thought authentic denim meant digging into your overdraft? Think again. Nudie’s slim-cut Thin Finns are made from comfort stretch fabric that develops those same sought-after signs of wear and tear you get from rigid denim.

Available at Nudie Jeans, priced £89.

J.Crew Stretch Chino In 484 Fit

J.Crew’s slim profile chinos are a hallmark of the US label’s pared-back everyday classics. Cut from a hard-wearing cotton-twill, the neutral hue means they go with just about anything while failing to age.

Available at J.Crew, priced £75.

Sunspel Cotton Loopback Track Pant

Made from 100 per cent loopback cotton, these sweatpants guarantee supreme comfort without compromising on style. Which means they’ll work as well out of the house as on the couch.

Available at Sunspel, priced £95.

Tailoring

Topman Navy Skinny-Fit Suit

Get a suit that reflects your ambition, not your salary. The high street has upped its game when it comes to tailoring. Get the fit right and a £100 suit can look like you spent £1,000.

Available at Topman, priced £100.

Shoes

Nike Air Odyssey Trainers

Somewhere between the track and the trenches, these Air Odysseys combine currently trending army green with the Portland giant’s classic 1987 running shoe. But you can wear them everywhere.

Available at Asos, priced £70.

Aldo Troiwet

Where footwear is concerned, you’ll be hard-pressed to find something more classic than a dark Oxford. All this smart pair needs is the occasional polish to maintain an impressive lustre that never falls out of favour.

Available at Aldo, priced £90.

M&S Collection Luxury Suede Chelsea Boots

Made from real suede, Marks & Spencer’s Chelsea boots’ let you tap the style’s rock ‘n’ roll vibes without the rock star budget. Just don’t spill beer on them.

Available at Marks & Spencers, priced £79.

Accessories

Polo Ralph Lauren 3.5cm Brown Leather Belt

A brown leather belt is the perfect complement to inky blue denim. Polo Ralph Lauren’s example is finished with a burnished-gold buckle and discreet designer emblem for an overall look that will only get better with age.

Available at Mr Porter, priced £50.

David Gandy For Autograph Cotton Hipsters

Want to look as good as David Gandy is in underwear? Now you can (sort of) with these supima cotton hipsters (not those hipsters) designed in collaboration with the supermodel.

Available at Marks & Spencer, priced £20.

Ted Baker Dare Striped Holdall

Life’s too short to carry a boring bag. Ted Baker’s holdall makes for an astute option on the daily commute or as cabin luggage thanks to its navy striped design that accentuates the rich dark hue.

Available at Ted Baker, priced £99.

Massimo Dutti Brown Leather Gloves

Spenny as they might seem for something you wear for a couple of months a year, these sheepskin gloves will last you years. Why? Because hands (mercifully) don’t get fat.

Available at Massimo Dutti, priced £64.95.