The smart causal essentials for every man’s wardrobe

Tis’ the season to call on your smart-casual wardrobe to see you through your rather busy diary. Pulling out those essential staples that you can mix and match for family occasions and evening affairs is a must. From simple crew necks to tailored jackets these are the pieces that you can wear every day or amp up for New Year’s Eve.

Our Legacy 


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Swedish brand Our Legacy are a fashion brand that focuses on products and processes. Founded by the trio Cristopher Nying, Jockum Hallin, and Richardos Klarén with a workshop in Stockholm where the focus is on experimenting and deconstructing garments. The new collection has standout check mohair cardigans and alpaca zip-up polo shirts which are smart, luxury pieces that are relaxed but smart fits for all weekend.

Salvatore Ferragamo

salvatore ferragmo


Founded in 1927 Salvatore Ferragamo combines classic Italian heritage with smart staples to elevate your wardrobe. From logo-emblazoned hoodies providing a more laid back look to suede knit jackets, a perfect multi-occasion option finished off with the gancini logo, Salvatore Ferragamo’s reverse horseshoe logo.

Thom Browne

Thom Browne


Based in the US Thom Browne provides smartly tailored pieces with unique finishing touches that you can dress up or down. The collection includes their iconic jackets featuring the three stripes running down the garment. As well, as their classic cardigans, which make a great lightweight option finished with the engineered four bar stripes on the arm. If you want a statement piece, the brand plays around with the dimensions and cornerstones of menswear. This shorter men’s jacket is a super-smart option, slightly angad giving your outfit a different edge.



Parisian brand AMI is incredibly popular for its men’s jersey pieces and knitwear. Their classic jumpers and cardigans come with the ami de Coeur patch in a range of different variations. These staple pieces can be worn all year round and encapture the laid-back, no fuss, quality, casual style of the brand. If you want a smarter more classic piece this season, look at the parsnip sweatshirts. A boxy style complete with a smaller logo that you can throw on and go.


In My Space with Pierre Maheo | Officine Générale


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2022-09-15 12:42:07By Holly Thompson

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Holly Thompson

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