BoohooMan Long Sleeve Raglan T-Shirt
It’s January, the month of gym dwelling and burning off those mince pie binges. Get yourself in the pumping mood by picking up some of the latest activewear dropped by online retailer BoohooMan. The collection includes this fetching melange-effect raglan top which offers up another good reason to get down to the gym pronto.
Uniqlo x Hokusai Sweatshirt
Japanese high-street giant Uniqlo is taking inspiration from the nation’s most renowned artist, Hokusai, for its latest release. It features several of his iconic prints on a range of cotton T-shirts and sweatshirts, at around the same sort of price as a trip down to the local art gallery.
Coach Metropolitan Briefcase
Michael B. Jordan has fronted his first campaign as the face of luxury goods maker Coach this week in preparation for the release of its spring collection. Make like the Creed star and our best-dressed man of 2018 with this neat Cordura and calf leather bag from the brand, which will stylishly keep ahold of your 15-inch laptop all day long.
Topman Wool Blend Overcoat
Chances are you’re shivering your nips off right now, wondering how much a one-way ticket to Australia will cost you. No need to be so drastic just yet. Pick up this tidy overcoat from Topman for a snip of the airfare, which comes in a generous classic fit so you can slot even more much-needed layers underneath it.
De Bonne Facture Turtleneck
Fancy yourself as a bit of a jumper connoisseur? Well here’s a corker to whet your appetite. Made in collaboration between menswear retailer Bombinate and sleek French brand De Bonne Facture it is spun out of high-grade merino wool in a silky smooth beige that will make you the talk of the ski resort.
Steamery Pilo Fabric Shaver
What’s better than a new jumper? Finding out you can bring your favourite old, bobbled one back from the dead in just a few seconds. It’s all down to this easy-to-use pilo shaver that takes off all the unsightly bobbles leaving it looking brand new and ready to wear for the season ahead.
Norse Projects Cord Shirt Jacket
It’s the fabric of the last year and believe us when we say corduroy won’t be leaving us any time soon. The textile has been utilised best in overshirts and this is a fine example from stylish Danish brand Norse Projects with a zip to help it double as a light jacket and a calming beige hue so it can pair easily with both blue and black trousers.
Tommy Jeans Hoodie
Logomania was all over 2018 like a rash, and we have to admit some of it was all a bit too much for us. Tommy Hilfiger was one brand who nailed it time and again though, mainly by channeling its 1990s glory days with colourful but tasteful graphics on simple, timeless pieces like on this cushy hoodie.
Nike Air VaporMax 2019 Trainers
Revamping one of its classic silhouettes for the year ahead, Nike has taken a reported seven years to complete the making of this latest incarnation. The main new feature comes in the way the Air Max cushions are now directly attached to the shoes’ uppers to give that light-as-a-feather-bounce a further boost right to sneaker heaven.
Bellerose Merino Wool Sweater
We love all our winter jumpers equally but occasionally one comes strutting our way that we can’t help turn our head for. This week’s attention grabber is this swell merino wool sweater from Belgian brand Bellerose which comes with some calming tan and beige stripes to subtly break up your wintery dirge of blue and blacks.
Zara Basic Backpack
Tis the season of the new year’s resolution and we’ll bet our bottom dollar you’ve got “eat better” scribbled down somewhere near the top. Which means you’ll need a new bag to lug all those homemade salads into work – preferably something simple and stylish that won’t jar with your winter outfits, has a handy compartment for your laptop and four outside pockets to keep your back-up snacks when the salad hasn’t satiated that appetite. This is that bag. You’re welcome.
Weekday Sunday Trousers
Take your Sunday best with you into the rest of the week with these ever-so-smart cotton twill chinos from Weekday. The relaxed fit will see them easily slot in beside a button-down shirt, a dressed-down sweatshirt, a simple tucked-in tee, a latex dog collar and oh, actually maybe not the last one. Everything else though, breezy.
H&M Floral Shirt
It’s no Chelsea Flower Show outside at the minute but don’t let the frost cause your flowery spirit to wither and wilt. This slim-fitting floral shirt from H&M provides an elegant pop under a black suit for a look that channels Call Me By Your Name star Timothée Chalamet’s red carpet efforts.
Kurt Geiger Billington Work Boot
Let’s face it, you’re going to be working your footwear hard this coming winter. So buy into something tough and durable like these leather work boots from British footwear brand Kurt Geiger, wear them with your rolled-up slim jeans and stop stressing the small stuff over those frozen puddles.
Nudie Lean Dean Jeans
Hailing from its Green capsule collection that has been completely decked out in organic cotton, these jeans from Swedish denim makers Nudie have been designed to evolve with the owner with the streaky character from the yarn becoming more visible through washing and wear.
Aesop Rosehip Seed Lip Cream
There’s nothing worse than a pair of cracked, brittle lips (well, maybe Crocs are up there). Anyway, save yourself the irritation with this enriching lip cream from Aesop that smells as fresh as a flower patch and is packed full of restorative vitamins A and E.
Madras Shirting Co. Flannel Shirt
The return of grunge style has made a hero piece out of the modest flannel shirt once again. Do the trend right with this thick, hardwearing choice from Brighton-based shirt maker Madras Shirting Co. which is being produced in a limited edition batch of just 50.
Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch
Just over 50 years ago on December 21, 1968, the crew of Apollo 8 were the first human beings to cast their eyes on the dark side of the moon. To honour this momentous occasion Omega has released its Speedmaster watch with a special engraving on the back and a lunar-inspired dial that has been laser-ablated to mimic the moon’s surface.
Champion Hand Painted Hoodie
Combining its expert knowledge of sportswear and the eye-popping garments that have made it one of the biggest names in streetwear, Champion has cooked up this bold hoodie that has been specially hand-painted with colours inspired by basketball jerseys. Take it oversized and pair with your prize kicks and some skinny jeans for a look that’s right out of the current hip-hop playbook.