Today is Friday, 08 May and I woke up this morning curious about news on mens fashion. Think about it… what was it like back in the day to ONLY have hard copy tabloid paper newscopy to read? Too slow, right?
Farewell winter coats, hello shirt sleeves. Stephen Doig rates the season’s best men’s fashion investments.
Return of the mac
As optimistic as we tend to become about spring’s emergence and the jolly promise of sun-drenched days, May weather still calls for a dose of wardrobe realism. Short shirt sleeves and fresh linens may speak of balmy climes, but the effect diminishes somewhat when you’re shivering in Arctic gusts. You can’t go wrong by investing in a solid piece of outerwear from Herno, an Italian company that has been creating technically accomplished coats since the 1940s. This classic mac (above) continues that tradition £818, available from clubmonaco. Even the most contemporary menswear brands are turning to the quiet joy of a sensible mac and utilising its minimalist charm. Albam, renowned for its British-made, utilitarian pieces, has created a lightweight mac in a water-repellent Italian cotton, its seams sealed internally with military-spec tape to ensure maximum water resistance.
Trainer connoisseurs have long been waiting for the launch of a one-off collaboration between Nike and Dover Street Market that reinvents the iconic Air Jordan. Why is that important? Because if you’re something of a sole-seeker, you approach a rarefied trainers …
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