Reiss Printed Blouson Jacket

A lightweight blouson jacket is one of the smartest purchases you could make this ahead of the warmer months. Reiss’ all over printed version acknowledges that the weather can be a fickle mistress with a light but robust viscose body as opposed to cotton.

Buy Now: £225.00

MAGNOLIA PRINTED CASUAL BLOUSON JACKET BLACK

French Connection Sage Suit Jacket

We recently touted green as one of the suit colours to dip your torso into this year, and this handsome sage effort from French Connection makes for an easy entry point. Wear it with a crisp white T-shirt and an equally clean pair of white sneakers for a thoroughly modern way of doing tailoring.

Buy Now: £139.00

SAGE SLIM FIT SUIT JACKET

Birkenstock x Universal Works Shoes

Recent collaborations with uber trendy labels like Rick Owens and Valentino have put once-maligned German sandal brand Birkenstock firmly at the front of fashion. Its latest, a link-up with hip independent label Universal Works, should only serve to raise its stock (geddit?).

Buy Now: £75.00

Universal Works X Birkenstock Zürich In Taupe/Sand Suede

Champion Reverse Weave Sweatshirt

Sure, the multicoloured stripes might make this sweatshirt from retro sportswear brand Champion look like a Windows screensaver from 1995, but considering how good it would look with light wash denim, we’re here for those #throwback vibes like Steve Jobs was there for black roll necks.

Buy Now: £100.00

Graphic Stripe Reverse Weave Sweatshirt

We Are Paradox Hangover Hair Elixir

It’s hard not to notice that Irish cosmetics brand We Are Paradox missed a trick by not calling this magic potion Hair Of The Dog. Inside the flask-like bottle is a hair oil that uses Irish whiskey to miraculous revitalise that frizzy, shine-less mess of a birds nest on your head that inevitably comes as a result of a heavy night of drinking.

Buy Now: £30.00

WE ARE PARADOXX HANGOVER HAIR ELIXIR 75ML

Mami Wata Pledge White T-Shirt

African surfwear brand Mami Wata has launched a Kickstarter campaign to build a clubhouse for Harper Sliders Surf Club in Liberia as part of its surfing therapy scheme. It’s a worthwhile scheme, and depending on how much you pledge you can also grab a slice of the brand’s collection for the club that includes simple T-shirts, out-there bomber jackets, and some very flash surfboards.

Buy Now: £28.00

Mami Wata Pledge White T-Shirt

Belstaff Levison Fieldmaster Jacket

Ex-British Army officer Levison Wood has walked the length of the river Nile and across the Himalayas, but his latest challenge played out a little closer to home. This season he has teamed up with fellow Brits at Belstaff on a waterproof cotton twill jacket complete with four storm-proof front pockets. It’s the ultimate explorer’s jacket even if the only exploring you get up to is a city break.

Buy Now: £450.00

LEVISON FIELDMASTER JACKET

Acqua Di Parma Cipresso Di Toscana Eau De Toilette

Bold yellow packaging, elegant bottles and some of the best whiffs in the world have marked out Acqua Di Parma as one of the most in-demand fragrance houses. It’s latest spring scent is inspired by the smells of Tuscany and the region’s indigenous cypress tree, making it, essentially, a holiday in a bottle.

Buy Now: £72.00

Acqua Di Parma Cipresso Di Toscana Eau De Toilette

G-Shock Super Clear Skeleton Watch

The hard-as-nails case and digital watch face already set G-shock watches apart from other timepieces out there, but slap on a semi-transparent resin, and you’ve got something that looks like it was beamed in from another planet. It’s all part of the Japanese watchmakers’ new super clear skeleton series that takes the ‘80s original and gives it a future spin.

Buy Now: £119.00

DW-5600SK-1ER SUPER CLEAR SKELETON SERIES

Barbour Readhead Boots

When it comes to gear to potter around the countryside in, Barbour rules like waxed jacket gods. Applying the same expertise down south, these hard-wearing chukka boots are ideal smart-casual footwear to be worn with a pair of jeans or chinos on a ramble to the local pub.

Buy Now: £125.00

READHEAD BOOT in black BARBOUR

Pull & Bear Dungarees

Most style observers predicted that dungarees would have a short-lived renaissance at the end of last year, but the ’90s relic is still on fire. Jumping on the denimy bandwagon, these ones from Pull & Bear come in a distressed indigo wash to provide all the rugged railroad worker vibes needed for the new season.

Buy Now: £39.99

Long denim dungarees with contrast seams

Kenzo x End Clothing T-Shirt

Impeccably slick French brand Kenzo has given its hallowed seal of approval to End Clothing, dropping an exclusive collection of its wares at the Newcastle-based menswear emporium. This logo T-shirt will slip under an overshirt just as well as it stands on its own.

Buy Now: £95.00

KENZO TIGER FACE TEE - END. EXCLUSIVE

Eastpak Tiger Backpack

Cementing its reputation for producing stellar kit for the urban jungle, Eastpak has just dropped this eye-catching backpack featuring an all-over tropical tiger print. Not only does it look great, but it’s also got a 13-inch laptop compartment, water-resistant outer canvas and an impressive 30-year warranty should any wild animals take a swipe.

Buy Now: £55.00

Eastpak Tiger Backpack

Arket Recycled Swim Shorts

H&M’s M-less market-inspired store Arket already has bucket loads of sustainable credibility. But not one to rest on its eco-friendly laurels, the chain has released a range of brightly coloured swim shorts that have been crafted out of soft nylon that comes from recovered fishing nets. Here’s to sustainable swimming.

Buy Now: £35.00

Swim Shorts

Far Afield x Selfridges Line Shirt

Brighton-based menswear label Far Afield has long been one of the top under-the-radar British brands. Having hit the big leagues, it has now joined forces with shopping institution Selfridges, resulting in six pristine printed linen shirts and six matching swim shorts to go with them.

Buy Now: £65.00

Far Afield x Selfridges - Stachio S/S Shirt

The Hundreds Adam Bomb T-Shirt

The cartoon explosive that makes up the logo of LA streetwear brand The Hundreds was initially submitted as part of a fan contest but has risen to become a vital part of the label’s aesthetic. To repay the favour to its creator, the label has just released a capsule drop of hoodies, tees, and sweatshirts with the incendiary device front and centre.

Buy Now: £45.00

Adam Bomb Crest Back T-Shirt

Beams Plus Jumper

Those heavy lambswool jumpers in your wardrobe might not see the light of day for a few months now, but that doesn’t mean you still can’t have a spare pullover for any unexpected weather changes. This plush all-white example from Japanese menswear brand Beams Plus will beam in the summer sun and look as smart as anything with some navy shorts below it.

Buy Now: £135.00

BEAMS PLUS CREW NECK KNIT

Lacoste Wildcard Trainers

French sportswear brand Lacoste has served up another ace sneaker for the coming months in the form of the nineties-inspired Wildcard. The model takes the sleek running shoe profile and amps it up with some rather tasty mint and navy accents. Game, set, add to basket.

Buy Now: £109.99

Lacoste Wildcard Trainer | Off White / Green

Gap Linen Straight Fit Khakis

Linen is one of the quintessential summer fabrics, and while you might have already nabbed yourself a shirt in the stuff, it’s worth getting some trousers too. These ones from Gap will bring some figurative and literal cool to your pins, just don’t wear the two together. You’re not the Man from Delmonte.

Buy Now: £34.97

Linen Khakis in Straight Fit