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MINIMAL MASTERCLASS

A pared-back palette of black, white and grey is
a sleek style statement that’s perfect for party
season, says menswear editor William Oliver

KEEP IT SIMPLE: LET THE CLOTHES DO THE TALKING

The key to monochrome dressing is selecting investment pieces that stand out. Use texture to inject personality – and  keep accessories to a minimum. Less is more

 

CONTEMPORARY COOL
Give a classic look instant
modernity with a tucked-in
high-neck sweater

CALL TIME
M&S Collection watch
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TEXTURAL LUXURY
This Best of British cable-knit rollneck
in pure lambswool adds a tactile
twist to a simple ensemble

LOOK SMART: FORMAL ATTIRE GETS A FRESH SPIN

The black and white trend lends itself perfectly to
a formal look – just the thing for party season.
Whether you’re taking the traditional route or going
for something more modern, our stylish black-tie
offering will keep you looking sharp

A NEW CONTEXT
A crisp white T-shirt gives a formal suit versatility, making it a fine choice for a host of festive events

BLACK OUT
The slim satin lapel on this dapper velvet jacket is a sleek take on timeless tailoring

WELL POLISHED
Autograph shoes
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A TRUE GENT
Traditional formal style looks just as
good today as it always has

TAKE IT OUTSIDE: STATEMENT
OUTERWEAR GIVES AN
INSTANT STYLE LIFT

When it comes to a hard-working overcoat, you can’t
go wrong with classic black. It can be worn over
anything, dressed up or down, and is always on trend

 

CONTRAST LAYERS
Wear a formal coat over more relaxed pieces
to give your outfit an urbane edge

Photography: Eric Frideen / Styling: Way Perry / Grooming: Amiee Hershan / Models: Chris Elson at Next, Josh McGhee at Nevs

WRAPPED UP
Introduce some serious luxury
into your winter wardrobe with
this wool and cashmere coat

CARRY ON
Best of British tote
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ALL SQUARE

Big news for the past few seasons, work the windowpane check trend with this Best of British overcoat