Wallace & Barnes Moleskin Workshirt
Moleskin was originally used for military uniforms due to its strength and wind-resistance, so you can rely on J.Crew’s button-up to keep out the cold. Inspired by a vintage European overshirt, it puts the soft but densely woven fabric to work in a rugged tobacco colourway. Available at J.Crew, priced £120.
John Lewis Shawl Neck Cardigan
Cardigans are having a bit of a moment. No we’re not talking about the dog breed. Though, the knitwear variation came as just as much of a shock, given that not too long ago they were only worn by the older generation. But it’s all change thanks to modern styles like this ribbed shawl neck version from John Lewis. Available at John Lewis, priced £59.
Jigsaw Bi-Colour Cotton Cash Jogger
Cotton to wool, sneakers to boots, sunglasses to umbrella. We know most of the winter wardrobe swaps to make when it gets miserable. But don’t overlook colour – after all, getting caught in the rain wearing grey marl joggers is going to look like an almighty ‘accident.’ These joggers, part of Jigsaw’s new Men in Motion collection are made from cotton and cashmere in a safe black option. Available at Jigsaw, priced £85.
Thom Sweeney Beanie
Aside from giving us a reason to say “Sweeney beanie”, London’s coolest bespoke tailors makes this list for having just launched its own e-commerce store. Why are we so excited you ask? Well now you can shop the firm’s ready-to-wear collection of suits, shirts and outerwear in little more than your pants. Available at Thom Sweeney, priced £85.
Cat Footwear Ryker Boot
No one wants to be that guy nursing a bad case of trench foot, so get your footwear in step with the seasons. Cat has been engineering quality footwear that lives up to a hard-working reputation since 1925. The durable Ryker sneaker boot features a sole with 30 per cent more bounce back. Available at Cat Footwear, priced £89.99.
The Kooples Cotton Shirt With White Polka Dots
Whoever came up with the saying ‘nothing good happens after midnight’ has clearly never been to an after party, watched Netflix or eaten a kebab. Okay maybe not that last one. In celebration of nightlife The Kooples has produced a limited edition capsule collection called Moonlight. Blend into the darkness with the micro polka dot print shirt, finished with rock n roll style skull buttons. Available at The Kooples, priced £155.
Levi’s Vintage 519 Cords
Levi’s has been pedaling its trade for more than 160 years, so no doubt it wasn’t short of a few gems when it came to designing the Vintage collection. An assortment dedicated to recreating the spirit of American workwear, it brings back pieces like the 1960s 519 Cords. Available at Levi’s, priced £150.