Salvatore Ferragamo Uomo Signature
Popping on a fragrance before leaving the house in the morning is like finishing a salad with a dash of dressing. You can go without, but you’ll always have that feeling something’s missing. Make this fragrance from Italian fashion house Salvatore Ferragamo your daily salad dressing, with notes of sexy tonka bean and the zingy freshness of grapefruit and mandarin.
Reiss Douglas Dogtooth Overcoat
It’s the first day of September, which makes it just about the right time to think about investing in a quality winter coat, one you’ll never want to take off as you’re plunged into an icy tundra. This dogtooth overcoat from Reiss is a good bet to keep you looking elegant as you’re freezing your nips off underneath. Wear it with a black rollneck for maximum menswear points.
Burton Blue Untitled Rugby Polo Shirt
Your dopey mate Jasper who could down eight Jagerbombs in a row on the rugby social despite not being part of the university rugby team might have sported one, but so has Chance the Rapper, Snoop Dogg and Mick Jagger. Don’t judge the rugby shirt then on Jasper alone; judge it on all the other cool guys who’ve worn the style. This slick retro-tinged version from high street store Burton would work well as a casual Sunday get-up over some relaxed denim.
Auxillary Infra Leather Trainers
Inspired by skate culture, new British footwear brand Auxillary is attempting to encroach on ground previously owned by Common Projects – mainly top quality minimalist luxury trainers. With minimalism, the devil is in the detail and so you get thick rubber soles, high-quality suede or leather uppers and a textured collar all in a multitude of hazy neutral shades.
American Apparel Mix Modal Pink Lounge Pant
It’s about time you binned those sticky, crumb-adorned joggers that you still inexplicably hang about the house in, and invest in something that doesn’t drive the ladies away when they come round for Netflix and chill. The new Mix Modal collection of loungewear from American Apparel is a great start in a silky, luxe fabric at an affordable price point.
Oliver J. Woods Formentera Salt Spray
Controlling your mane can be a nightmare some times, which is where sea salt spray comes in handy. By harnessing the power of Poseidon, a couple of spritzes can control the waves in your hair adding texture and lift, while this option from Oliver J. Woods will also leave your locks smelling of bergamot, amber and sandalwood.
Carhartt WIP Arch Coach Jacket
Lads, we’re just going to come right out and say it – this is a boss jacket, the sort of garment that makes you feel like you own the whole street as you strut down it, all eyes on you like it’s your personal catwalk. Although you can also look like a bit like a spring lamb if you’re not careful, so get some contrast into the outfit by wearing some black skinny jeans down below.
Canali Blue Tumbled Leather Card Holder
Canali craftsmanship is world-renowned, with over 80 years of impeccable menswear to back it up. It’s AW18 collection continues the fine work with blazers, suits and jumpers we’d give a sizeable chunk of our wallet for. But while we accumulate the funds we’ll settle for keeping our cash in this fine leather cardholder from the Italian brand which comes with a contrasting yellow stitch detail and an embossed Canali logo.
Dickies 873 Work Pant Chinos
The trouser is going through a renaissance in menswear at the moment. Wide-legs, slim fits, and array of fabrics – no one size fits all and it’s as good a time as any to experiment and revolutionise your collection. A pair of chinos from Dickies make a good entry point. While remaining affordable their distinguishing shape and pleat sets them apart from the jeans wearing brigade.
Nike Heritage Hip Pack
Hip pack, cross-body bag, fanny pack – whatever you like to call it, everyone’s wearing them so maybe you should too. This one from Nike has a bit of the 1990s about it with its simple, breast beating sloganeering, while it can be worn across the body or the on waist. It’s also a lot more understated than the ones being touted over festival season this summer.
Adidas Warped Stripes T-Shirt
The September rain might put a dampener on any late summer BBQs you were planning on having but you can still get wavy with the boys in your back garden in this kaleidoscopic tee from Adidas. In an oversized fit and an eye-catching geometric pattern it’s got late summer streetwear down to a tee.
Uniqlo Slim Fit Jacket
Even the most casual of men need to have a blazer up their sleeve – arguably the most transformative piece you can have in your wardrobe. And so if you’re not the type to shell out on a suit, at least invest in this slim fitting blazer from Uniqlo. Heck, you don’t even need an Oxford shirt, just throw it over a white tee with your smartest trousers and you’re ready to roll into that all-important job interview.
Montblanc TimeWalker Manufacture Chronograph Limited Edition
Released to commemorate the golden age of motor racing, this new chronograph from luxury goods manufacturer Montblanc, is designed to look like the dashboards of classic race cars with its beige face and three sub-dials. The rotor – which can be viewed through the sapphire crystal case back – is designed in the shape of a steering wheel too, for those of you really driven crazy by the idea of Jackie Stewart flying down the tarmac.
River Island RI 30 Navy Slim Fit Joggers
As high street chain River Island celebrates its 30th birthday with a limited edition collection, it’s hard to imagine the British mainstay is only that young. The capsule collection has a strong Versace influence running through it with elaborate, baroque linings galore, while these slim fitting joggers with a velvet-like side stripe are perfectly suited to knocking around the palace in.
Mango Man Cotton-Linen Blend Jumper
A white jumper is a must-have item for any man looking to swap his summer tee for something rather more practical when the season is over. This one from Mango Man is ideal – clean-cut and minimalist it’s a basic neutral that can be paired with any colour, whether that’s a bold printed bomber jacket or a thick winter coat.
Dune Client Lace-Up Boot
You’ve probably been giving your toes some much-needed breeze this summer (although we hope you’ve only resorted to the flip flops on holiday and not in the office) but now it’s time to give them some hard wearing protection. These boots from Dune are more than suitable, with contrasting texture panels and a chunky round toe, they’d look great with some worn-in denim.
Cheap Monday Boxer Stripe T-Shirt
A Breton stripe tee doesn’t necessarily have to be worn on a yacht in the med. Swedish clothing label Cheap Monday has added its rock and roll stylings to the shirt, and with a ribbed neck, a black stripes and its skull logo on the chest, it would look far more comfortable under a leather jacket then above some chino shorts.
BoohooMan Disney Mickey Mouse Sweater
Unfortunately for Mickey the red shorts and large yellow shoes look never caught on, but perhaps this jumper with his grumpy likeness on from BoohooMan will. In a rich shade of red and with his elegant signature down the side, we’d certainly sport this 100 per cent cotton number beyond the trip to Disneyland with the little ones.
Stüssy London Capsule Collection Cap
As if there was any doubt that skatewear has now fully taken over the fashion world, monolithic streetwear brand Stüssy are opening a flagship store in London’s Soho district just around the corner from where Palace and Supreme both have stores. To celebrate the launch it has released a special capsule collection including this branded cap. Expect labyrinthine queues.
Wrangler X Vans Cowboy Cut Jeans
Wranglers high calibre denim meets the Vans check in this new collaborative capsule collection between the two American brands. Tough and hardwearing these jeans will last you a lifetime (or a good while at least) and remember to roll them up at the hem to show off that lining which would like ace with a pair of, well, Vans.