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Editor’s Pick: the insiders’ must-haves


Ian Wright

Menswear editor


Smarten up your warm-weather look in double-quick time with this sharp linen blazer

If the prospect of all those upcoming events is filling you with dread, never fear, because here’s a jacket you can wear to the lot. While the lightweight linen, fine tailored fit and soft pinstripe are all summer classics, it’s the double-breasted cut that really stands out. This flattering shape is having a renaissance thanks to its sartorial flair – just think how good it will look with crisp chinos and brown suede shoes at a wedding, or worn with a panama hat at a garden party. Cary Grant, Steve McQueen and Prince Charles all found the DB their cup of tea, and if it’s good enough for them…
Double up here

“Fasten the SECOND button only
for ultimate style points”