You start the day with the best intentions, raring to go with your freshly pressed suit and dry-cleaned shirt, but come 6pm and the second you walk through your front door, it’s instantly clear that the day has taken its toll. If this sounds familiar, follow our guide for the best pieces that’ll keep you looking fresh, no matter what life throws at you.
The suit doesn’t need to be a write-off just because life can get a little hectic at times. Raise the bar by going for darker colours that’ll work all year round, and bring together one of the season’s coolest looks by adding a roll neck. Finish it off with your slickest pair of brogues and you’re good to go.
Since jeans are probably the most durable item of clothing a man can own, why not dress them up for work? Pair with your favourite new season knit (again, a darker colour is best if you can’t predict what kind of day you’re going to have) and add a staple like Chelsea boots to keep the whole look just the right side of smart.
If your everyday attire sits somewhere between the two-piece suit and jeans, let easy-care shirts be your saviour. The second these enter into your life, you’ll wonder what you were ever doing without them. Darker blues will hide a magnitude of sins, and look great with navy chinos and trainers for a casual, work-appropriate look that’s guaranteed to get you where you need to be with serious ease.
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