Quiksilver Dark Memory Sweatshirt
Born in Australian surfing sanctuary, Torquay, surfwear brand Quiksilver has come a long way in its 50 years. Its latest collection takes a paddle through the archives, plucking out pieces like this eye-catching purple sweatshirt complete with retro branding.
Far Afield Knitted Polo Shirt
Kudos to Brighton-based independent menswear brand Far Afield which has just been introduced to the stores of high street giant John Lewis. Its garments are impeccably well-fashioned, possessing a casual mid-century style that’s easy to get on board with. This knitted polo shirt is fairly indicative of what the brand is all about – timeless, classic and good quality.
Good News Organic Cotton Trainers
Chunky trainers were all the rage in 2018, but this year the trend has been toned down with chunky soles getting all the attention. British sneaker brand Good News has a few decent options if you’re looking to step into the trend, like this pair with organic cotton canvas and a recycled rubber sole for the sustainable fashion backers out there.
G-Shock MTG-B1000 Resin Band Watch
Japanese watch brand and Casio offshoot, G-shock, is taking another leap into the higher end of the watch market with its latest release. The new series takes the G-Shock unbreakability to the next level with stainless steel construction and extremely tough sapphire glass along with all the top G-Shock mod cons like solar charging and Bluetooth timekeeping.
Nanamica x Goodhood Long Sleeve T-Shirt
Another week, another killer collab to feast your hungry eyes on. This time it’s revered Tokyo fashion label Nanamica making bedfellows with east London store and shrine to all that is hip in fashion, Goodhood for an off-kilter take on the Breton. With black stripes on the front, blue on the sleeves and red around the back, it’s the added detail your standard Breton needs.
Converse x Gold Le Fleur Boiler Suit
The latest in a long-running partnership between Converse and hip-hop miscreant Tyler The Creator sees the release of this fetching 60s-style boiler suit. Created unisex, we imagine it being worn by some matinee idol playing a wise-cracking mechanic, which is to say it’ll transform your whole look.
Paco Rabanne Pure XS Night Eau de Parfum
The lust-inducing scent of Paco Rabanne Pure XS has wafted through many a night on the tiles and will continue for many more if the first whiffs of the latest update are anything to go by. Notes of spicy ginger, earthy myrrh, and sweet vanilla run through strongly through the fragrance, making it as seductive as ever.
Ted Baker Parrot T-Shirt
British brand Ted Baker is doing it for the tall boys with its latest clothing line, which tailors its off-beat style specifically for men of Peter Crouch proportions (the footballer is even the brand’s new ambassador). Take this kitsch parrot embroidered tee for example which comes with subtle and flattering vertical stripes to widen the chest and upper body. Tricks of the trade, our friend.
Wrangler Icons Denim Jacket
They say you should never meet your heroes, but then how else will you be able to get your hands on the new Icons collection from denim brand Wrangler? Six classic pieces have been re-crafted out of 20 per cent recycled cotton and launched back into our wardrobes, including this sharply cut denim jacket.
Huf Terracota T-Shirt
US skatewear brand Huf is one of the leaders in the streetwear pack bubblin’ below the holy trinity of Supreme, Palace and Stüssy. A simple logo and the Far East-inspired imagery sets this tee apart, like the Japanese influenced flower illustration boldly sitting on the back of this cotton tee.
Reiss Cotton Silk Blend Blazer
You’re never fully dressed without a smile, or so the idiom goes, and boy has this Reiss blazer got us grinning. Why, you ask? Just look at that dandy navy and Bordeaux check! Cop a feel of that smooth cotton and silk blend! Damn good blazer we’re telling you. Wear with a crisp white shirt underneath and you’ll be golden until October rolls on by at the end of the year.
Levi’s Lightweight Beanie
When life gives you lemons, cheer yourself up with this zesty, yellow beanie from the new Jelly Bean range at Levi’s, which takes classic styles from the denim pioneer’s back catalogue and spins them out in loud and vibrant colours – perfect when you’re looking for a colour pop against a neutral outfit of black and blues.
J Crew Cotton Jumper
Despite the disturbingly warm weather this ‘Fabruary’, don’t forget that a cold snap is surely around the corner and a jumper is a must for at least another few months. This preppy cotton crewneck from J Crew will keep you cosy, while the breezy blue and white will make it an able ally through spring and summer whenever the sun chooses not to cooperate.
Carhartt WIP Cotton Polo Shirt
Even the workwear brands have been getting in on this preppy staple, the rugby shirt. Carhartt WIP has one of the best versions out there, with hearty green and white hoops and its simple logo appliquéd on the chest to remind everyone which side you’re rooting for.
John Masters Sculpting Clay
There’s not much worse than a droopy quiff. Helping men everywhere keep their hair imperiously on point is US haircare brand John Masters and its bad-hair-day-saving clay not only keeps your mane in place but also thickens and moisturises those tresses while you’re at it.
Mango Man Regular Fit Chino Trousers
All aboard the train to warm spring days! Make these crystalline white chinos from Mango Man a staple of your wardrobe now in prep – with the surprisingly versatile white able to go neatly with any dark colour you may wish to wear up top.
Burton Blue Melange Waffle Shirt
There’s nothing wrong with having a smart shirt hanging up in the wardrobe for when you need it. Dinner with the parents? Important job interview? Ritzy night out with the gang? Out comes this tidy button-down with an elevating melange at a bargain price from Burton. Crack on.
Liam Hodges x Urban Outfitters Work Jacket
We’re always down for a bit of high fashion for the high street, so let us introduce the new collaboration between hipster high street spot Urban Outfitters and Fashion Week favourite Liam Hodges. The result doesn’t let up on Hodges’ daring, idiosyncratic style with unique illustrations, a pinch of neon and a lot of tongue-in-cheek sloganeering.
Reebok x Adsum Pyro Trainers
Technical American fashion company Adsum produces some of the smartest pieces around, so this team-up with sportswear company Reebok feels like a natural collab. The resulting clean-cut sneakers are inspired by sailing, hence the fresh-as-the-sea colourway.