Beams Plus Knitted Rugby Shirt
Japanese menswear don Beams Plus has torn the rule-book in two with this sportswear-influenced rugby shirt mashed together with an ol’ winter favourite the wooly jumper. It’s a tidy number that will work wonders as a preppy alternative to a cotton-button down underneath your office-ready blazer. Peak Ametora for those in the know.
Tudor Black Bay Chronograph Dark Watch
Rugby World Cup fever is just about to go crazy with the tournament set to kick off next week. Taking advantage of the delirium, Tudor watches has linked up with brand ambassadors the All Blacks to release a special edition chronograph limited to just 1181 pieces – the number of players who have represented the nation at the sport. Its an all-black beauty too with a satin-brushed steel bracelet, a chunky tachymeter bezel and a mighty 70-hour power reserve.
Reiss Turner Crew Neck Jumper
You don’t have to wait for Christmas to crack out the statement knitwear. Swerve Rudolph for now and invest in this picture-perfect wool blend jumper from Reiss, colour blocked in shades of grey, navy and blue to resemble a coastal landscape painting. If you squint.
Colmar Beanie Hat
Whether you’re bombing it down Verbier this winter or just need something to cover up a bad hair day, this winning beanie from Italian ski-wear brand Colmar should serve you well thanks to a subtle two-tone texture that won’t encroach on the rest of your ‘fit.
Percival Cotton Suede Western Jacket
Western style – think cowboy boots and yoked shirts – rode back into town from the frontiers of fashion earlier this year, but it’s still a big look to pull off. It’s easier to just wear pieces influenced by the trend like this jacket from British indie Percival that comes in a plush cotton suede with top stitching across the chest for a flattering fit and some ginormous inner pockets. Ideal for carrying your designer lasso in.
Les Basics x Gloverall Coach Jacket
Elder statesman and outerwear pioneer Gloverall is passing on the torch with its latest collaboration, linking up with up-and-coming menswear brand and fellow Brit Les Basics for a four-coat capsule collection that takes the former’s years of expert craftsmanship and combines them the latter’s signature minimalist treatment.
Rotary Heritage Stainless Steel Watch
In anticipation for its 125th birthday next year, Swiss-born, UK-homed watchmaker Rotary is delving into the time machine to bring back three retro watches from its archives, each one limited to just 300 pieces. We’re enjoying the vintage stylings on this slinky number with an eye-catching, contrasting black crosshair across the dial and a bubble mineral glass case.
Stella McCartney x Hunter Boots
High fashion titan and eco-warrior Stella McCartney has joined forces with iconic British brand Hunter (whose creative director Alasdhair Willis is coincidentally married to McCartney) for a high fashion take on the latter’s iconic Wellington boot. Made in three different colourways, the shorter Chelsea boot silhouette means you can comfortably get away with them past festival season.
A.P.C. x Brain Dead T-Shirt
Take one achingly-hip French brand (A.P.C.), put them in a room with a Cali label influenced by underground subcultures (Brain Dead) and turn them both onto cult 1972 film Future Shock, and out you get one of the coolest collections of the year. The graphic tees are particularly striking, a neat splicing of the duo’s logos.
Cat Footwear x Axel Arigato Excelsior Sneakers
It’s official, with this latest collab between luxury sneaker hero Axel Arigato and the footwear branch of construction company CAT, we have reached peak chunky trainer. Not much smaller than a CAT digger, the monster tread dominates while the sleek leather, suede, and mesh have Axel Arigato stylish fingerprints all over them.
Timberland Ecoriginal Bomber Jacket
Timberland creative director Christopher Raeburn’s influence is all over this latest ‘do good’ collection from the American outerwear giant. This bomber jacket stands out, made completely out of recycled materials, it’s a remodelled archive piece (a Raeburn signature) that’s got some strong streetwear vibes with its wavy stitching across the front and bold contrasting trims.
Johnstons Of Elgin Animal Woodcut Merino Wool Scarf
Raise your scarf game this coming autumn with one of these new printed scarves from master knitwear makers Johnstons Of Elgin. Woven in its over 200-year-old mill in north Scotland, this extra fine merino wool knit comes with a detailed floral design inspired by a 1940s woodcut for an able mid-century ally to your army of elegant overcoats.
Superdry Hollow Montana Rucksack
Keep all your bits and bobs safe and (super)dry as the weather starts to take a turn with this hardy rucksack from high street mainstay Superdry. It can contain an impressive 21 litres in its main compartment which should easily see you through a weekend getaway while the back has been padded for extra comfort.
Marks & Spencer Checked Slim Fit Jacket
The new season of menswear at British department store Marks & Spencer is as consistently great as ever. Make it the backbone of your smart-casual wardrobe with pieces like this checked blazer, the attractive monochromatic flecks just ready and waiting to team up sharply with some black jeans or chinos below.
Puma Storm Adrenaline Sneakers
Retro runners have been all the rage this year among sneakerheads, with Puma now entering the race with this stellar entry. The Puma Storm Adrenaline comes with suede overlays on top of a nylon mesh with a suitably wavy pattern on the foam cushioned unique sole for a dad trainer Jerry Seinfeld would give the two thumbs up too.
Mango Man Tudor Shirt
Bringing texture to your wardrobe is a job made easy with this jumbo cord shirt from Mango Man. The regular fit means it will work well on its own or as a useful overlayer while beige is a great autumn shade, neutral enough to pair well with the navy and blacks you should already have sitting on your rails.
Topman Brown Tipped Polo Shirt
The knitted polo shirt is a mid-century staple, but we’ve seen so many about the place this year you might as well call it a 2019 standard now too. The light shade of brown brings some added ’70s vibes while the tight cut of the sleeves will show off all those well-earned gains from the gym.
Byredo Slow Dance Eau D’Parfum
The latest magic potion from Swedish perfumery Byredo sees notes of sweet vanilla sidle up to fresh violet and smoky patchouli for a smell that’s meant to evoke those heady first days of falling in love. Who knew Tinder could smell so good?
T.M. Lewin Herringbone Shirt
Having brought Jermyn Street tailoring to the high street for the past 30 years, T.M. Lewin continues to assert its top-notch craftsmanship with pieces like this smart-casual herringbone shirt, woven in one of the best mills in the world, Italy’s Albini, out of swanky Egyptian cotton.
Barbour Lanercost Long Sleeve Tee
Part of the Made for Japan collection by British heritage brand Barbour, this distinctive long-sleeved tee sets itself apart from the rest with a unique ribbed crossover neckline embellishing an already cracking set of green and white stripes and a flattering slim fit.
Potato Head All Night Long T-Shirt
Sadly nothing to do with the Toy Story character of the same name, Potato Head is an ultra-hip beach club on the island of Bali, that also has a rather sweet side-hustle in the fashion world. Its latest merch edit is available at high-end retailer Dover Street Market and features a series of artistic camp collar shirts and unexpected tees, like this one with some sort of cubic angel made out of fire on the back.