01: Sharper Vest
Instead of a glen plaid suit, give the classic menswear motif an update by wearing it on a sharp vest instead.
Wool-blend vest and matching trousers, and cotton shirt, from Dior Homme.
02: WEAR A TIE.. WITH A DIFFERENT ANGLE
Typically, stripes on ties are arranged diagonally. Switch things up by going horizontal.
Silk-blend jacket and matching trousers, silk shirt and silk-blend tie, from Bottega Veneta.
03: KEEP IT IN THE FAMILY
When wearing a thick, coloured stripe on top, trousers in the same shade keep your overall look harmonious.
Wool-blend coat, wool pullover, cotton shirt, corduroy trousers, silk tie and leather shoes, from Alfred Dunhill.
04: KEEP ONE FOR ALL PURPOSES
Multitasking is the new normal. In water-resistant nylon, a checkprint jacket works in a multitude of settings.
Nylon jacket, cotton tee, wool trousers and leather shoes, from Boss.
05: BE THE LIVING COLOUR
Dreary weather? A coat with thick stripes in a rainbow of colours enlivens even the gloomiest day.
Cotton coat, polyester jacket, denim jeans and leather shoes, from Loewe.
Here’s a next-level style move: Pair a striped pattern with the striped texture of a quilted vest.
Polyester vest, wool pullover, cotton shirt and cotton trousers, from Brunello Cucinelli.