Raeburn x Timberland Weatherbreaker Jacket
Timberland creative director Christopher Raeburn is teaming the US outerwear brand with his own eponymous label once again for a high fashion splicing that’ll keep you looking stylish through even the stormiest of weather. Bonus points for the sustainable nylon ripstop and reclaimed mesh lining keeping your conscience intact.
Nike ACG Waffle Knit Sweatshirt
Nike ACG ramps up the sportswear brand’s practicality for pieces that can survive in all conditions. The clothes look damn good too, like this bold red number with monochrome prints up the arm, made practical by the heat enclosing waffle knit and thumb holes on the sleeves.
Know Wave Long Sleeve T-Shirt
One part radio station, one part NYC streetwear brand, Know Wave is a dab hand at the sort of graphics that stand-out without trying too hard. We’re a fan of the crisp colour-blocking on this long-sleeve tee, an artful centre-point to build your layers upon.
New Balance 860v2 Sneakers
No one does the dad trainer like American sportswear colossus New Balance. The brand has brought one of its classic ’90s running shoes into 2019 with added mesh and dashes of silver, for a design thats less about the morning jog, and more showing off your streetwear nous.
Gieves & Hawkes Chronograph Watch
There’s not much Gieves & Hawkes doesn’t know about tailoring, even down to which timepiece should be worn with your finest. It makes sense then to cut out the middle man and have the tailoring expert craft the watches itself. The result is four vintage-style chronographs complete with domed sapphire crystal glass and the kudos of them all being made in Switzerland.
Zara x Jo Loves Vetiver Pamplemousse Eau De Parfum
Collaborations make the fashion world go round, but that same spirit is yet to truly take off in the fragrance sphere. It makes this collaboration between high street mainstay Zara and world-famous British perfumer Jo Malone an intriguing prospect, with eight world-beating scents at must-nab high street prices. The peppery and fruity punch of the vetiver pamplemousse scent is the real knockout.
Tommy Hilfiger Collection Wool Jumper
Tommy Hilfiger is taking preppy to the max with its latest premium collection. The main point of difference to its usual apparel is the massive crest that pops up everywhere, looking splendid on this 100 percent wool jumper, for a look that’s waltzed straight out of the campus library.
Noah Striped Knit Beanie
Headed by former Supreme creative director Brendon Babenzien, everyone in the know is making their way to the ark Noah is building. The style is less skatewear, more classic menswear with a modern twist, with handsome pieces aplenty like this knitted beanie, spun in two stripes and with the brand’s crisp logo subtly taking centre stage.
Everlane Suit Jacket
Everlane makes fashion easy with supply chain transparency, high-quality craftsmanship, and flattering cuts. The direct-to-consumer brand is now taking this easy fashion approach to the world of tailoring, with this its first suit. Cut slim out of high-grade Italian wool, it’s a style that will last forever, seeing you through all the weddings and big job interviews you could possibly need it for.
Russell Athletic Terry Towel Joggers
The only athletics you’ll be doing in these flash joggers from retro American sportswear brand Russell Athletics is the dash for the latest Supreme drop. Pair them with the matching sweatshirt on your top half for the full effect.
Topman Cable Knit Jumper
In need of a chunky knit to get them through a trip on the shiver-inducing high seas, Irish fisherman came up with the cable knit jumper, a hearty winter pullover that’s one of the most enduring styles in the knitwear playbook. Centuries on and we’re still making like these seafarers, donning fine versions such as this from Topman, which would pair admirably with fellow maritime hero, the pea coat.
Ted Baker Slim Fit Chinos
A pair of simple black chinos that smarten up any look are a beautiful thing. These from high street stalwart Ted Baker should be first in the trouser rotation. With a flattering slim cut aided by comfy stretch cotton and a neat crop to show off your footwear, they’ll be able to slot into any dress code you care to throw at them.
Wrangler Trucker Jacket
Influenced by Native American art, this eye-popping patterned jacket from denim heavyweight Wrangler is one of the stand-out jackets of the season. Cut like a traditional trucker and completed with a cosy, fleece lining, you could even wear it as a statement mid-layer underneath a black overcoat.
Stüssy Art Deco Logo Tee
Master of the logo tee, Stüssy shows off its logo dexterity with a change-up of its graffiti-styled go-to, subbing in this neat little art deco styled number, for a classy take on a streetwear fave.
Mankind Christmas Collection
Sure, the coming Christmas season is all about the end of year revelry, but don’t fear the facial fallout of all those late nights. Instead, pick up this handy grooming box from cosmetics retailer Mankind, which comes with 12 grooming products to keep you looking your best from party to party. Top picks include an Elemis pro-collagen cream, which revives tired skin, and an ESPA bath oil to help you unwind when you’re all partied out.
Umbro x Pretty Green Polo Shirt
It’s a ’90s love-in with this latest collaboration between Pretty Green (who were formerly owned by Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher) and vintage sportswear brand Umbro. Paisley linings on Britpop staples reign supreme, including this terrace-ready polo shirt with a distinct v-neck collar.
Serge DeNimes Pegasus Signet Ring
The men’s jewellery renaissance would be nothing if not for the awesome brands leading the charge. One of London’s finest is Serge DeNimes, its latest mythology-inspired collection is an absolute treasure trove filled to the brim with pendants, cuffs, and rings, like this signet ring inspired by the winged horse Pegasus.
‘Fashion Wankers: It Takes One To Know One’ By Marcus Jaye
Menswear writer and founder of The Chic Geek blog, Marcus Jaye has cast his acerbic eye back onto the world he’s a firm part of with his new book, which details the dos and don’ts of circumnavigating the world of fashion. TLDR: embrace your inner fashion wanker, basically.