We’ve said it once and we’ll say it again, winter is here to stay: we’ve been hit by a giant wave of unbelievable cold that’s supposedly going to last for the next three months. Putting a chunk of money behind a piece of clothing can be daunting at the time, especially in light of of post-festive period, but if you’re going to wear it every single month throughout every single winter, it surely pays to buy once and buy well rather than buy into something time and time again that’s got absolutely nothing to give.
We’ve already waxed lyrical about the peacoat and its ability to completely transform your outfit, and this iteration from Club Monaco is no exception. If you’re looking for something to invest in but that’s not going to break the bank, this is the piece for you. It works perfectly for work with a suit or the weekends with jeans, and is guaranteed to turn heads – for all the right reasons.
Every gentleman needs an incredible overcoat in their wardrobe and if you’re looking for a modern update on a classic, you’ll be hard-pressed to find anything that comes close to this piece from AMI. The material is felted wool, which means you’re going to be properly protected from harsh winter days and nights and you won’t get soaked when the heavens decide to open. Functional and stylish: you truly can’t get better that this.
If you live in England, or anywhere else where the sun doesn’t shine that frequently, you need to invest in a piece that’s going to keep the rain and wind out. And if you’re living and working in the city, you want it to be achingly stylish, too. Enter Mackintosh, the legends who have been keeping men and women dry and stylish for centuries, and this modern update on the classic is absolutely no exception.
Invest in something a little different to the ordinary navy blazer this season and reach for this amazing piece by dunhill. As the brand that practically invented the blazer, dunhill are above and beyond anything else on offer in the world of menswear. Sure, you need to make sure tat you have something a navy iteration in your wardrobe, but upping the ante and going for something a little different is only going to earn you serious points in the style stakes. Wear it with a pair of black chinos or tailored trousers and a fitted rollneck for the perfect modern look.
Hear us out with this one, because we truly believe that the shearling jacket is something that every gentleman deserves to try. To the trend-shy gentleman, it might look a little too ‘out-there’ on first appearance, but when paired with the right pieces and worn with confidence, we can genuinely assure you that you’ll look incredible. Go for something subtle and not so in-your-face such as this piece from Reiss, and pair with some black jeans and a white t-shirt and you’re good to go.