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These are the autumn style essentials every modern man should own

As the leaves fall, it's time for an autumnal style reset. And if you're on the hunt for some autumn style essentials, we can help you there.

Autumn is a wonderful time of year. The falling leaves make any street look like a Slim Aarons photograph, while the roaring pub fires and pumpkin-oriented fare lend an increased degree of hygge, warmth and comfort to any social gathering.

And the best part? As the days get shorter and the nights get colder, the time is ripe for an autumnal style reset. So we’ve put together a selection of autumn style essentials to see you striding into autumn with all the energy, confidence and flair of James Bond striding into MI6. With this list, you’ll be well prepared for any seasonal eventualities autumn may throw your way; and you’ll look effortlessly, quintessentially stylish while doing it.

Patagonia Classic Fleece Jacket

If there was a ‘Year of the Fleece’, it would be 2021. Fleeces are all the rage just now, especially as the weather starts to turn; and if you’re looking to stay right on trend, who better to turn to than sustainable brand Patagonia?

These are the autumn style essentials every modern man should own

Patagonia Classic Fleece Jacket

£180.00

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Uniform Standard Series 1 Trainers

As the rain starts (or, rather, continues) to pour, it’s time to put those light-coloured trainers away and opt for this innately versatile black suede pair, courtesy of Uniform Standard. They won’t show that autumnal dirt; but they will show that you’re a man of style and elegance.

These are the autumn style essentials every modern man should own

Uniform Standard Series 1 Trainers

£140.00

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Emma Willis Denim Shirt

Emma Willis‘ brushed cotton shirts are famously good at keeping the cold out; so as the weather turns and a nip emerges into the air, stay toasty warm with this beautiful deep denim option, made from 100% cotton.

These are the autumn style essentials every modern man should own

Emma Willis Denim Shirt

£240.00

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Aurélien V-Neck Sweater

Aurélien is our favourite essentials brand; and this endlessly versatile sweater, with its trademark Cashwool material, will pair perfectly with any outfit — such is the practicality (and aesthetic attraction) of a navy v-neck.

These are the autumn style essentials every modern man should own

Aurélien V-Neck Sweater

£106.00

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Ettinger Portfolio Case

As you head back to the office (or as you continue to stride through those corporate doors), you’ll want to be sure you do it in style. Ettinger‘s Portfolio Case, made in England, will help you do just that; and it’s guaranteed to stand the test of time.

These are the autumn style essentials every modern man should own

Ettinger Portfolio Case

£935.00

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Reiss Cork Pea Coat

If you’re looking to channel your inner James Dean, look no further: Reiss is doing just that with its Cork navy pea coat. Crafted from a thoroughly warming wool blend (and lined with satin to see you into those winter months), this is an iconic coat that will never age.

Asket Wool Overskirt

It’s brand new for autumn 2021; and it’s the perfect over-the-top layer for that tricky transition from those warm summer days to those chilly autumnal nights. Inspired by the original French worker’s uniform (“Bleu de Travail”), it’s both classic and stylish; and with its 100% recycled wool, it’s sustainable to boot.

Patrick Mavros Cord Bangle

If you’re looking to show a little (or a lot of) creativity, personality and inner flair: you couldn’t do better than Patrick Mavros: in particular, the brand’s Zimbabwe Silver Bangle. We’ve waxed lyrical before about why you should invest in a silver bangle; and now’s your chance.

These are the autumn style essentials every modern man should own

Patrick Mavros Cord Bangle

£350.00

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Uniqlo Cashmere Crew Neck Jumper

Which better brand to turn to, when it comes to essentials, than Uniqlo? It’s a brand famous for its durability, practicality and versatility; and we love this cashmere crew neck. With its air cushioned cashmere (for optimal warmth) and brown shade, it’s perfect for autumn.

These are the autumn style essentials every modern man should own

Uniqlo Cashmere Crew Neck Jumper

£89.99

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Mr. P Ribbed Wool Beanie

A beanie is — quite simply — the perfect winter essential. So if you’re looking to remain a few steps ahead, we’d recommend investing in Mr P.’s ribbed wool option; it’s suave, stylish and just the thing to keep you warm when the cold really sets in.

These are the autumn style essentials every modern man should own

Mr. P Ribbed Wool Beanie

£50.00

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Tod's Blue Suede Desert Boots

If you’re not already channelling your inner Steve McQueen, it’s time to start; and these smart casual desert boots, courtesy of Tod’s, are the ideal way to do it. With that vintage effect, they’re worthy of McQueen himself.

These are the autumn style essentials every modern man should own

Tod's Blue Suede Desert Boots

£420.00

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CDLP Boxer Shorts

Let’s be honest, gents; a modern man needs a wide selection of boxers at all times. And this pair, from CDLP, are the very best boxers a modern man can hope to find. If you’re looking to restock ahead of the cold months ahead, this would be the optimum place to start…

Mr Marvis The Cosmics Easies

If you haven’t already, it’s time to put away your light-coloured chinos and opt for these dark navy trousers, courtesy of Mr Marvis. With that impeccable fit, you’ll be effortlessly comfortable and suavely stylish all autumn (and winter) long.

Cubitts Herbrand Sunglasses

You may be putting away your light-coloured clothing for the time being; but just because summer has ended doesn’t mean you shouldn’t look cool in the October sun. A modern man should have a pair of sunglasses with him at all times; and you couldn’t do better than this pair from Cubitts.

These are the autumn style essentials every modern man should own

Cubitts Herbrand Sunglasses

£125.00

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Ralph Lauren Denim Shirt

No autumn and winter wardrobe is complete without a denim shirt; and when you throw Ralph Lauren into the mix, it’s an autumn essential like no other. It’s classic, versatile and perfect for the season.

These are the autumn style essentials every modern man should own

Ralph Lauren Denim Shirt

£115.00

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Heath Moisturiser

It’s no secret that the chillier weather affects the skin; so in order to protect your skin from the cold, you’ll want to invest in an excellent moisturiser. Happily, Heath‘s Hyaluronic Acid-infused offering can provide just such a solution.

Aurélien Navy Suede Jacket

It’s a suede jacket that perfectly blends summer into autumn (and, indeed, spring into summer). With its classic collar, it’s both classically timeless and perfect for a stylish modern man: so you can stride through those autumn leaves with your suede jacket buttoned up and your head held high.

These are the autumn style essentials every modern man should own

Aurélien Navy Suede Jacket

£426.00

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