Our menswear Trainee Buyer, Matthew has put together his edit of the new season collections; sharing five ways to instantly update your wardrobe. A streamlined shirt, a formal shoe, tailored jeans, a timeless messenger bag and a stylish bomber jacket are all essential items for a capsule wardrobe. Read on to discover how these five classic items have been revitalised for Spring/Summer 2014.
1.Paul Smith Monk Strap Shoes: £190
Monk strap shoes are a variety in that they incite a timeless aesthetic yet are also firmly on trend this season. These vibrant tan Paul Smith designs could be worn to dress up a pair of jeans or add personality to a more formal look.
2.Huntergather Regular Fit Jeans: £100
Every man should own a well-fitted pair of loosely tailored jeans. Dark denim hues are ideal for more formal occasions yet will still look stylish when worn with a simple white T-shirt.
3.Lanvin Colour Panel Shirt: £225
Create a statement with your shirting this season by opting for striking colour panelled designs such as this Lanvin shirt. The combination of the two neutral hues is bold yet not overpowering.
4.Gucci Techno Canvas Messenger Bag: £510
The classic black messenger bag receives an instant update with Gucci’s techno canvas fabric and iconic web stripe strap. This bag will effortlessly carry you through seasons without dating.
5.Paul Smith Leather Zip Bomber Jacket: £1,195
The popularity of the bomber jacket shows no sign of wavering. Update this iconic outerwear style for the new season by opting for a fresh spring shade such as Paul Smith’s soft green jacket.