It’s the time of year when the nights get darker, the cooler evenings are drawing in and the leaves are falling from the trees, a sure sign it’s time to look to keep an eye out for the perfect wax finish, the cosiest down fillings and the ultimate fleece lining. It’s time to invest in your winter coat. A joy for some, a bit of a mind field for others, we have put together a collection of our outerwear essentials to guide you through with all you need to know about layering up your professional or down-time attire.
Bypass the British elements on your gentlemanly pursuits with our essential AW15 Winter Jacket Guide, set to take you seamlessly through the transitional months without compromising on style. From refined formal blazers, casual puffa jackets to keep out the chill or trans-seasonal essentials to take you from leafy autumnal days through to the winter chill, we have all you need from renowned designers and innovative brands from around the world.
| The Fleece |
Lightweight and versatile. The humble fleece has long established itself as a staple winter layer, the undeniable answer to those ‘cold but not too cold’ moments. A fleece can be worn as outerwear or teamed up to become an essential layer in the chillier months, making it the definition of diverse.
| The Blazer |
For a more formal occasion, a timeless tailored piece in the form of a blazer is the jacket equivalent. Available in a host of patterns and fabrics including various tweeds; checks, silks and wool, and single or double breasted designs, the formal jacket is a classic way to dress up your formalwear providing a necessary additional layer as we wave goodbye to summer’s shortlived shirt weather.
| The Bomber |
Prepare for the colder months with one of this seasons’ front runners, the bomber jacket. For a trend led answer to the seasonal jacket conundrum, the bomber jacket effortlessly fits the bill. Ranging from more casual styles in foolproof water resistant fabrics, to premium finishes such as suede and leather for a more formal luxurious look, the bomber jacket can take you from am to pm with ease.
| The Puffa Jacket |
For a warmer alternative, mix up styling and head for a hybrid jacket such as a duck down bomber, stylishly mixing features from a puffa jacket, down jacket and traditional bomber jacket for a stylish finish.
| The Wax Jacket |
As temperature head south, embrace the chill with a heritage inspired wax jacket. An ideal all weather alternative, the wax jacket is heralded for its waterproof properties and the designed is ideal for casual everyday wear. Perfect for layering, the classic take on the jacket is slightly oversized, opt for modern take for a more slimline fit.
| The Winter Coat |
For the ultimate winter coat, a duck down parka offers the ultimate in effortlessly fusing fashion and functionality with durable comfort and warmth. The high performance outerwear can handle the toughest cold conditions providing the ultimate protection from the harshest of winters. For a coat that will last a lifetime and see you through the wintry months year after year, a parka is a stylishly safe bet.
| The Wool Peacoat |
For a more formal occasion, opt for a wool winter coat for a clean cut aesthetic. Ideal your teaming with tailoring, a wool coat provides natural warmth through its luxurious construction. The variety in design ranging from classic timeless pieces to coats with contemporary asymmetric details exudes masculine sophistication making a tailored wool coat a style staple.