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A good leather jacket can elevate any casual look. But when it comes to buying a leather jacket, there are a lot of styles and colors to consider.

In this article, we will lay out the benefits of a great leather jacket, along with a guide to help you figure out what kind of jacket is right for you.

You will find:

  • Why A Leather Jacket?
  • Elements Of A Leather Jacket
  • The Classic Leather Jacket Styles
  • The Motocross
  • The Fatigue
  • The Bomber
  • The Cattleman
  • The Duster
  • The Bomber

Why a Leather Jacket?

Attitude

Yeah, we’ll go ahead and put this one at the top of the list. You will begin to feel this while you are buying a leather jacket, before even putting it on.

Style, funkiness, class, uniqueness, that bad boy vibe – call it what you want to, but leather has an attitude that cloth doesn’t.

The nice thing about leather is that its tough-guy appeal is timeless, not trendy. We associate leather jackets with ruggedness because people have depended on leather since the early days of humanity. It’s not a constructed image the way that ripped jeans or metal studs are.

So a leather jacket gives its wearer a sense of toughness, competence, and edginess; even when it’s a very smooth and refined jacket style. An attitude that doesn’t try too hard is tough to come by; that’s one of the best reasons to buy a leather jacket and wear one now and again.

Protection

On a much more practical note, leather is tough. Leather hide protects an animal for its whole life. Personal armor has used leather for protection for almost all of human history. That didn’t change until the advent of bullet-resistant synthetics in the 20th century.

You’re hopefully never going to need your jacket to turn a knife or protect yourself from a bear’s teeth. But the toughness that protects from those holds up just fine against lesser, day-to-day wear and tear as well. A good leather jacket made from quality hide and treated well should last through all kinds of nicks and scrapes.

The same toughness provides a good level of weather protection as well. Leather is an excellent windbreak and is naturally water-resistant; most jackets these days add waterproofing compounds during the treatment of the hide as well. A leather jacket will still be warm and dry long after wind, rain, or snow have worked their way through the same coat in wool or denim.

Durability

Not quite the same thing as protection, the durability of leather is its natural longevity. Good hide gets more supple as it ages but doesn’t crack or split. If you’re careful about treating it when it needs it, leather can last a lifetime.

It’s worth remembering that we still have leather clothes and armor worn by Roman soldiers in museums worldwide. When you are buying a leather jacket, considering the quality is imperative. If you spend money on a quality product, you can get a leather jacket that will outlive you and your children.

Elements of a Leather Jacket

We’ll get into individual styles and traditional cuts in just a minute here. But before buying a leather jacket, it’s worth familiarizing yourself with the bits and pieces that make up a style so that you can understand why a simple change in the height of the collar and the angle of the pockets can make the difference between a sleek business jacket and a rugged working man’s coat.

Length

The first thing to think about is always the length from top to bottom. The longer the coat is, the more practical it is as a weatherproofing garment, which is why trench coats and dusters are deeply associated with men who work outside. Wearing one of those from your car to your office is a little pretentious.

Most leather jackets are just that – jackets, rather than coats. The bottom hem falls right around the waist. A higher snugger hem is more stylish, while a hem that falls past the belt with a bit of looseness at the hips is a more rugged and outdoorsy look.

It’s oversimplifying a bit, but as a general rule of thumb for stylish jackets, your belt should be visible when you zip your jacket up. If you’re out working with cattle or timber, something longer is fine. When you are buying a leather jacket, be sure to try them on so you can get an idea of the length.

Collars to consider when buying a leather jacket

The shape and size of the collar say a lot about a leather jacket.

Short, tight collars that don’t turn down are associated with fashion and with motorcycles and race cars. They give the sleekest and streamlined look.

A short, soft collar that can either be turned down or popped up to frame the chin is a casual style associated with military surplus and streetwear. That bit of floppiness says “rugged casual.” It’s typical on jackets with a looser cut.

Full turndown collars are typical on rancher jackets, dusters, trenchcoats, and other long leather jackets and coats. The best ones will flip up, and button closed in the rain.

They’re also a defining characteristic of bomber jackets, which are shorter but also meant to be practical, weatherproofing garments because of their aviation history.

Pockets

Leather Jacket Pocket

More pockets are more casual. More details on the pockets are also more relaxed. Logically, that means that your sharpest-looking leather jackets have smooth fronts.

Since that’s not very practical, most fashionable jackets opt for a pair of jetted pockets instead, where the opening is a small slit in the leather without a flap or button. These can be vertical or horizontal, but a vertical or sharply diagonal slit on each side for the hands is typical of jackets seeking a streamlined shape.

More casual jackets add flaps and rotate the pockets to fully horizontal openings. Dressier styles have pockets sewn onto the interior, while more casual ones will have larger “patch” pockets sewn onto the exterior so that the back of the pocket is the front of the jacket.

Anything with more than two pockets on the front is a casual jacket. Four front pockets are very standard for the fatigue style, and dusters and trench coats often have pockets above and below the waist.

Zippers and Buttons

Leather Jacket Zipper

Zippers are sleeker; buttons are chunkier. From a practical standpoint, zippers are also easier to use, while buttons are easier to repair or replace.

There are some contradicting schools of thought on whether a man should wear buttons at all. Leather jackets with big, round buttons have been a feminine style for much of the 20th century; on the other hand, men in both World Wars wore leather jackets with buttons. Many cattlemen still prefer buttons because they pop off when the jacket strains rather than breaking or tearing away from the leather-like zippers.

This shakes down to a cultural divide: sharp-looking urban jackets rarely use buttons, while rugged outdoors jackets use zippers and buttons. You can do whichever you want, but a very sleek and modern-looking jacket with buttons does run the risk of looking a little feminine.

Lapels

Leather Jacket Lapel

There’s very rarely a good reason for a man’s leather jacket to have lapels. They exist, and they appear on the runway regularly enough, but the “leather blazer” look is a tough one to pull off.

If you like the framing effect of lapels – that V-shape widening up your torso, you should look for zippered jackets with wide, soft collars instead. You can wear these half-zipped with the collar flipped out onto the shoulders like a cardigan, giving you the same effect without the awkwardness of a fully-constructed lapel.

For the diehards that must have a constructed lapel, narrow and understated is better. Big flaring lapels on a leather jacket make you look like a low-level Las Vegas mob enforcer or a 1990s superhero. If you get this feeling looking in the mirror while buying a leather jacket, others will to see it too.

Color

Leather Jacket Colors

Most leather jackets are black or brown. Black works well if your wardrobe has lots of solids and sharp contrasts, while brown works well with a more muted wardrobe that uses many earth tones and textured fabrics.

One of the keys with leather is to match it – you shouldn’t wear a brown jacket with black shoes. If you want to be the kind of guy that wears a leather jacket every day, you’ll probably need two.

Other, brighter colors are available but less versatile. It’s hard to get away with wearing them day in and day out. Avoid racing stripes or other flashy-colored patches unless you’re wearing the jacket to motocross races.

Material to compare when buying a leather jacket

Not all leather is the same leather, or even from the same animal. Different hides with different treatments create several different surfaces for jackets:

  • Cowhide is standard, though, and plain. The majority of leather jackets come from it. It’s a thicker, tougher leather that takes a while to break in. Quality can vary widely depending on the animal the leather comes from, which part of the cow the hide comes from, and how the manufacturer treated it. Look for leather that’s thick but not completely stiff on the rack.
  • Deerskin is cowhide’s more refined cousin. It’s similarly tough and weatherproof but lighter and more flexible. The finished surface tends to have a softer texture with a bit of knap (fuzz) rather than a slick, sheer feel. It’s suitable for both work jackets and fashion pieces.
  • Goatskin comes in and out of fashion. It’s lighter than cowhide and weathers more obviously – a goatskin jacket tends to develop a pattern of surface lines and creases over time, making each unique. It has a more visible texture than cowhide when new.
  • Lambskin is soft and sometimes lined with the outer fleece for warmth (though as a practical production reality, most lambskin jackets these days are made of plain leather with fleece stitched back on, which gives you a more even lining than trying to turn a sheep inside-out). It is lighter and softer than most other leathers and is typically light, three-season jackets rather than winter or sporting wear. Lambskin jackets need to be treated a bit more gently than most leather.
  • Bison leather is tough, rugged, and textured. As farmed bison become more and more common, the leather is showing up more in stores, especially in protective garments like motorcycle and motocross jackets. Its natural color is ruddy, and the skin has fine creases running throughout it.

As a general rule, cowhide will be the cheapest, but a fancy, upmarket cowhide jacket could easily cost more than a very plain, utilitarian bison jacket. Quality varies widely with all, and a poorly-tanned hide will have a fraction of the longevity of top-notch leather.

The Classic Leather Jacket Styles

Most leather jackets fall into one of a few common families. These common styles all have their niche – wearing a duster to a suit-and-tie meeting will look just as odd as wearing a Prada fatigue jacket to chop wood.

The Motocross Jacket

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Sometimes called a “moto,” this tight-fitted style has a collar that hugs the neck and doesn’t turn down. The front zips up all the way, and the waist is usually elastic. Since it’s streamlined, there are usually no extra outer details like buckles or pocket flaps.

The moto family of jackets goes well beyond gear for actual motocross riders. It’s one of the most common urban styles for both men and women. It’s simple, sleek, and a bit more dressy than something with lots of bells and whistles.

The tight fit and slim lines make this a good jacket for people with a slender or athletic build. If your midsection is wider than your chest, it’s going to make a noticeable (and unattractive) bulge.

The Fatigue

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A leather fatigue jacket looks pretty much like a cloth one, except in leather. It has a soft collar that can be turned down or flipped up, horizontally-opening pockets with flaps covering them, and sometimes (though not always) details like a built-in D-ring belt or epaulets. The fit tends to be looser than a moto jacket: it might cinch at the waist if there’s a belt built-in, but otherwise, it’s a straight up-and-down fit like a sack suit, with no elastic or drawstring at the waist.

Fatigue jackets are practical, utilitarian, and good with just about any day-to-day outfit. They can’t dress up quite as sleek as a moto jacket, and they don’t offer as much weather protection as a cattleman’s jacket or a duster, but they’re what most people think of when they think “leather jacket.”

Bigger men look good in a fatigue jacket. The looseness around the waist helps it drape over any thickness in the stomach, and the soft shoulders keep you from looking overstuffed.

The Bomber

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For years, a favorite of vintage junkies and college kids, the bomber tends to get sneered at by high fashion types.

A bomber has a soft, turndown collar with a cloth or fleece lining. It has a lined interior, usually in a heavy, warm fabric (they were made for guys in high-altitude bombers, hence all the warming details). The waist and sleeves cinch tight, usually with elastic and cloth cuffs or with buckles.

Bombers are decidedly more casual than their moto cousins. They share the snug waist and the arm’s close fit (a bomber should never wrinkle as it drapes), but the overall style tends to be much more utilitarian, and the fit (because of the thick lining) lessens shapely.

Thin guys can add quite a bit of bulk with a bomber jacket. It has to fit well, though – a loose bomber will swallow you right up. Heavyset guys would do better in a looser style like a fatigue jacket. And as a purely practical note, they should mostly be reserved for fall and winter wear to avoid overheating, making them a bit less versatile than other styles.

The Cattleman

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The classic Western-style has seen a lot of adaptation to urban wear lately. In its traditional form, it’s a long, straight jacket that flares out slightly at the hips and falls a few inches past the waist. This makes it long enough to protect the weak spot where the shirt meets the trouser from the weather but short enough to wear in the saddle without a pile of leather bunched up around your crotch and butt.

Cattleman coats rarely use any detailing around the edges. The collar is usually a short turndown that can button up against the wind, and the cuffs and waist tend to be plain stitched leather without ahem.

Slimmer versions in light leather are a spring/summer/fall staple in fashion catalogs. More traditional versions made from thick cowhide, deerskin, or bison remain on the racks anywhere that sell farm equipment side-by-side with clothing. It’s a good, simple style for people who don’t like a lot of bells and whistles and one that works well on shorter men by elongating their torso a bit.

The Duster

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When you are buying a leather jacket, this one can feel a little tricky.

A duster is a full-length coat that falls below the knees. Traditionally they’re slit up the back to allow for horseback riding, and most feature an extra layer of leather draped like a cape over the shoulders and upper back/chest for rain protection. Most historic dusters were canvas or linen, but leather versions have become popular since the advent of Hollywood Westerns.

Dusters are (and should remain) the uniform of men who spend a great deal of their time in the saddle: cowboys and cross-country motorcyclists. If you’re not one of those and you’re wearing a duster, you’re either a Wild West re-enactor or embarrassing yourself.

The Trenchcoat

Like the duster, manufacturers usually made historic trench coats from waterproofed cloth rather than leather – it was lighter, more breathable, and cheaper to mass-produce for soldiers. They fall to around the knees, feature a built-in belt at the waist, and usually have a wide, soft turndown collar that can fasten against the rain.

Trench coats are a classic overcoat for men, but a leather one takes some attitude to pull off. If the rest of your wardrobe isn’t somewhat retro and dressy, your coat is likely to overwhelm the rest of your outfit and make you look like the star of a very low-budget detective thriller. Unless you’re very devoted to the shiny, buckle-laden look (which can come across as a bit bondage in black), you should probably pick a shorter jacket for your leather one and go for a cloth trench coat instead.

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As much as you won’t like hearing this, you’re probably wearing your watch wrong.

It’s not your fault; you may have never been taught how to wear a watch properly. After all, there is more than one way to wear a watch.

But how do you know which way is the right way?

Don’t worry, gents; as always, I’ve got you covered. I’m here with the best way to wear your favorite timepiece properly and look as stylish as ever.

In today’s article, I’ll be covering:

  1. Origins Of The Wrist Watch
  2. What Wrist Do You Wear A Watch On?
  3. Should You Wear Your Watch Facing Inward Or Outward?
  4. The Stylish Way To Wear A Watch

#1 Origins Of The Wrist Watch

old watches

When it comes to wearing a watch correctly, it’s important to note why the wristwatch came about in the first place.

Dating back to the 1800s, the first watches modified to be worn on the wrist were primarily worn by women as accessories. One of the earliest was created by Patek Philippe as a fashion accessory.

At the start of the 20th century, watchmakers became intrigued about using a wrist-worn timepiece for men in the military. They believed it would help them tell time quickly while on the battlefield.

Watchmakers started modifying pocket watches to fit on a bracelet worn on the wrist. Men would not wear the first iteration of the modern wristwatch until well into the 20th century.

Then developed as a ‘trench watch’ for military use, the earliest wrist watches offered something the pocket watch didn’t have – convenience.

After the wristwatch became less of a fashion accessory and more of a functional tool, watchmakers would spend the next century modifying them into the modern wristwatches we enjoy today.

#2 What Wrist Do You Wear A Watch On?

man wears watch

The age-old question: what wrist to wear a watch on? The answer – it depends.

The reason it depends is that since the creation of the wristwatch, men have mostly worn their watch on their non-dominant wrist. And since most people are right-handed, you would wear your watch on your left wrist.

But this isn’t always the correct answer. You may want to wear your watch on the right wrist if you are left-handed. But you may also want to wear it on your dominant hand.

So how do you know for sure?

The most significant benefit of wearing your watch on your non-dominant hand is that you can quickly put the watch on and navigate the dial more efficiently than with your non-dominant hand.

Wearing your watch on your non-dominant hand is less likely to damage the watch as you tend to do more with your dominant hand. If you were to wear it on your dominant hand, you’re more likely to scratch or ding the watch than on your non-dominant hand.

So the rule of thumb here is to wear your watch on your non-dominant hand for the best way to navigate and protect your watch.

#3 Should You Wear Your Watch Facing Inward Or Outward?

watch facing inside

The next question is, why would a man wear his watch facing inward on his wrist instead of outward?

This trend is seen primarily in individuals who need to check their watch frequently and in the most efficient way possible. Among the many reasons you should wear a watch, one of the most common is to support you in your profession.

You will see men in the military do this, as it’s easier and prevents sun glare better than when it’s on the outside of the wrist. It also offers faster convenience to other tools on the watch in addition to the time.

Another reason you may want to wear your watch facing inward is that it can help protect your watch from scratches and dings. Again, this is just a preference.

But you’re a stylish guy looking for the best way to wear his watch. What should you do?

The answer here is to wear it facing outward, as that is the most common way to wear a wristwatch. It shows off your timepiece that you love while also still being functional.

Unless you’re in a profession where you need to check your watch quickly while managing other tasks, the best way is to have your watch facing outward. After all, you probably didn’t spend money on that beautiful timepiece to hide its character.

#4 The Stylish Way To Wear A Watch

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Now it’s time to find out exactly how to wear a watch in the most stylish way a guy can.

Assuming you’ve selected the right size watch for your wrist, the first thing you want to do is figure out if you’ll be wearing your watch on your right or left wrist.

As mentioned above, traditionally, the watch is worn on your non-dominant wrist. So if you’re right-handed, this means wearing your watch on your left wrist. For left-handed guys, this means your right wrist.

After you figure that out, it’s quite easy. The first thing you want to do is locate your wrist bone.

You want to wear your watch face up just above your wrist bone. If done correctly, your watch should slightly peek out from under the cuffs of your shirt when wearing long sleeves.

Next, you want to tighten the strap so it’s loose enough to be comfortable. You don’t want it so loose it can spin freely around your wrist. You also don’t want it too tight, or it will feel uncomfortable, especially when you bend your wrist.

After doing this correctly, you’ll be wearing a watch in the most stylish way possible.

There you have it, gents.

Now you no longer have to worry about wearing your watch incorrectly.

There is more than one way to wear a watch, so find what’s most comfortable for you personally, and rock your favorite timepiece accordingly.

If you want to take your watch knowledge to the next level, check out this article I wrote about the difference between quartz and mechanical watches.

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Fall Capsule Wardrobe Preparation (Buy Now and Get $$$)

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We’ve all been there – fall comes around, and you open your closet only to find you have nothing but polos and shorts.

So what’s a stylish guy to do? Pay a premium to build an entire fall wardrobe last minute? Sure, if you’re loaded. But not every guy is that lucky!

Don’t worry; as ever, I’ve got you covered. In today’s article, I’ll show you how to get the best bang for your buck when building your fall capsule wardrobe.

We’ll be covering:

  1. What Are The Advantages Of A Capsule Wardrobe?
  2. How Do You Build A Fall Capsule Wardrobe?
  3. Where Can You Find Deals On Fall Clothing?
  4. What Are The Best Fall Capsule Wardrobe Essentials?

#1 What Are The Advantages Of A Capsule Wardrobe?

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One of the most common headaches guys run into in their closet is having too many clothing options to choose from but not enough of the right options.

While more options aren’t bad, they can be overwhelming, especially when you rarely wear most items. This is where building a capsule wardrobe comes into play.

A capsule wardrobe is a limited selection of clothing items that complement each other. This means you can buy a smaller selection of items and create a larger number of outfits.

This is crucial to understand because most guys don’t have an unlimited budget for buying clothes. A capsule wardrobe allows you to purchase and use items frequently with little redundancy.

But where do you start in building your fall capsule wardrobe?

#2 How Do You Build A Fall Capsule Wardrobe?

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After you have put together the perfect capsule wardrobe, you can start to add a few fall-specific items. This is done by adding a few staple pieces that complement what you already have.

For most, fall offers mild temperatures mixed with slightly warmer temperatures.

This means that layering will be of the utmost importance because you may leave the house needing a jacket, but it might be warm enough by midday to sport only the t-shirt underneath.

Start with the basics when building your fall capsule wardrobe and add pieces accordingly.

Keep It Simple

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Fall is primetime for layering, so you only need a few outer layers and should focus more on the innermost layers.

You want to make sure that interchangeability is at the top of your list when it comes to your wardrobe. Everything should complement each other for ease of use.

With that said, having a few staples and adding additional items as you change seasons is essential.

For this reason, ensure you have the following items in your fall capsule wardrobe:

  • A dark three-piece suit 
  • A light-colored tweed blazer
  • A leather bomber or biker jacket
  • An overcoat (dark or light)
  • A formal button-up shirt (white)
  • 2 casual button-up shirts (flannel or chambray, you choose)
  • 2 sweaters (1 shawl, 1 crew neck)
  • 2 t-shirts (1 white, 1 black,)
  • 2 pairs of Jeans (1 dark, 1 light)
  • 2 pairs of slacks/chinos (1 dark, 1 light)
  • 2 belts (1 black, 1 brown)
  • 1 pair of black dress shoes
  • 1 pair of brown oxfords (leather or suede, you decide)
  • 1 pair of sneakers (plain white or brown)
  • 1 pair of military boots (black or brown)

When it comes to accessories like watches, scarves, or gloves, you can use what you have as most men won’t need all of them, so I won’t count them in.

#3 Where Can You Find Deals On Fall Clothing?

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As it is the middle of summer, fall will be approaching quickly.

Now is a great time to snag up some of last year’s sale items at department stores as they usually have sales on previous season items. By now, most men aren’t thinking about what to wear in the fall.

While you still might be able to find good deals on last year’s fall items, it’s usually the most optimal time to purchase these items after the season has ended. This is when retailers try hard to clear space and make room for the next season’s clothing.

When they do this, it is a great time to get excellent deals on items that have just gone out of season.

Another great option to buy men’s clothing is online at your favorite retailers, as they will often have sales and discounts on items they have in their online inventory but are not yet in prime season.

The most expensive items in your fall capsule wardrobe are the ones you want to focus on, as you can often save a significant amount of money out of season for them.

These big ticket items include:

  • Your dark three-piece suit and blazer
  • Overcoats and jackets
  • Dress shoes and sneakers
  • Boots

These items will be some of the most expensive items and can be found discounted out of season. Put these at the forefront of your fall capsule wardrobe search.

#4 What Are The Best Fall Capsule Wardrobe Essentials?

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You want to adhere to a few staples when building your fall capsule wardrobe.

Since fall weather can vary, layering will be essential. These few items are crucial as mainstays that can be layered with other items within your wardrobe.

For example, if you experience a rather chilly day in fall and need to wear a suit, an overcoat is essential as that outermost layer because you can simply remove it when you no longer need it.

When it comes to the concept of layering within your fall capsule wardrobe, you want to make sure you nail these following items.

Overcoats

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Having a good overcoat to complement your fall capsule wardrobe is crucial.

The overcoat acts as the outermost layer and will be removed whenever you go indoors. This makes for a great option as you can wear it with anything as it offers excellent versatility.

When searching for the perfect overcoat, it’s essential to know your size as they usually come in sizes of suit jackets, not regular sizing. After you’ve nailed the size, focus on color.

Dark-colored overcoats tend to be the most versatile. However, a light camel color can work as well. Stay away from patterns with overcoats as the goal is to be as versatile as possible.

Leather Jackets

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A good leather jacket goes a long way. You can choose a leather biker jacket or a leather bomber; it’s your call.

Biker jackets can be slightly harder to pull off as most of the time, they will have a larger and more aggressive collar, but they still look great.

A leather bomber jacket is an excellent option because it looks great on all body types and often has more options than biker jackets.

For color, opt for black or dark brown, as that gives you the most versatility with other items in your fall capsule wardrobe.

Sweaters

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Sweaters are to fall, what t-shirts are for summer. This means they are a critical piece as they are season specific and offer great versatility when it comes to layering.

So how do you find the perfect sweater?

You want options, so have a couple of different collar choices to give yourself the most bang for your buck.

Having a shawl neck sweater and a crew neck sweater ensures you have all your bases covered.

Make sure you choose neutral tones such as greys, creams, and tans for color. This ensures maximum versatility with other items within your wardrobe and gives you the most options.

That’s it, gents.

To learn more about how versatile this concept of capsule wardrobes can be, check out how I turned 16 pieces of clothing into 256 outfits.

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The Best Zara Fragrances

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We all know of Zara and I’m pretty sure the majority of us own at least one piece from them, but I’m not here to talk about their reasonably priced clothing, I’m here for their fragrance.

Not quite a hidden gem but I don’t feel that they vast range and high quality fragrance that they create is given enough air time, I’m about to change that. The fragrance game is massive at the moment, everyone from the big fashion houses all the way to footballers have a scent on the market and they all carry a hefty price tag, with some of the bigger hitters asking in excess of

£100 for 50ml.

Zara clearly understand the need for a great fragrance but also appreciate not everything has to be overly expensive. I’ve been lucky enough to sample my fair share over the years and wanted to share with you what I feel are some of their strongest.

Tobacco Collective 100ml – £16.99

This is one of my absolute favourites, it works perfectly as an everyday scent. The initial smell is strong and masculine but with undertones of vanilla bourbon help to soften it slightly.

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For Him 100ml – £22.99

My current daily spray, its warm, modern and intense. It just so happens to be the perfect blend of three of my favourite scents, bergamot, cardamom and sandalwood. It’s strong yet light, never over powering and leaves a wonderful trail.

Florence 100ml – £16.24

Summer calls for a fresh fragrance and I cannot recommend this highly enough, its light, fresh and citrus scent is perfectly for those warmer days. Notes of black pepper, strawberry and guaiac wood allow this scent to sit gently on the skin with offending the noses of those around you.

Written by Tom Loughran

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