2 Killer Autumn Jackets all Men should own

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What are the best men’s Autumn Jacket on the market right now?

The two lightweight autumn jackets that I would recommend for you is the River Island Dark brown faux suede racer jacket for £70.00 and the M&S Suede Baseball Jacket for £129.

What's so great about these autumn jackets?

The River Island Autumn racer jacket is easily the best men’s autumn jacket on the market right now for price value. It's made of a faux suede fabric so you're not paying for the high end material. Yet the look is relatively indistinguishable.

It has quilted panels on the sleeve and a popper-fastened racer neck collar. Similar to that of a storm collar.

The only thing I'm not a huge fan of is the side slip zip pockets. I find putting my hands in zip pockets uncomfortable and scratches my hands. But it's an authentic look and it simply goes with anything.

A photo of the second jacket was posted recently on my Instagram page in partnership with Marks & Spencer to announce the news of their new pop up store in Soho.

One lucky winner got to win the jacket as part of a giveaway competition so make sure you're following my page as I'll be doing more posts like these.

This malleable-soft suede jacket has a regular fit, ribbed stretch cuffs and waistband to help create the classic bomber silhouette. Chunky zipper fastening and band collar. It's fully lined with a handy zipped interior pocket big enough to house a card wallet.

Why these autumn jackets works so well?

I often switch between both blue and black denim trousers. You can see in both photos that because of the dark brown and tan hues, I can wear both these jackets interchangeably. To see all the latest AW19 colour trends you should check out what's been on show at New York Fashion Week via Pinterest

They're also lightweight so NOW is the time to be wearing these jackets before the big freeze hits.

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Hawkins & Shepherd Navy Cashmere Coat | Men's Style Edit

We're all starting to feel the bitter chills of the cruel British Winter. This year we saw the beast from the east demonstratively smash its way through the UK, causing a significant slump in consumer spending and causing the British economy £1 million pound a day. 

Not only was this catastrophic for the fragility of the British high street, it was bloody cold! I've stocked up on a few coats this year as you may have already seen with the French Connection Pile Coat and the Green Maroon check overcoat from ASOS. 

If you are the type of guy who invests in statement, timeless pieces of clothing a coat is the perfect choice.

This limited edition double-breasted (also available in single-breasted) 100% British navy cashmere coat, is the unsung hero of the Hawkins and Shepherd collection. Perfect for this winter and what's more, it's currently half price at £800. 

What I love about this coat is how the cashmere offers an impeccable texture to the look. You'll also notice it has a contrast under collar. The grey felt panelling brings a fresh modernity to the piece and just looks ace in photos. 

The cashmere is sourced from Harrisons of Edinburgh, and is a design collaboration between myself and Savile Row trained woman's designer Calder London.

It comes fully equipped with soft silk lining, stylish buttons and is an incredibly versatile signature piece. Perfect for wearing over dark casuals as seen in the pictures, or traditional day to day suits. 

I believe with the ubiquity of the cashmere camel coat (also available through Hawkins & Shepherd) the future trends for autumn/winter will see a pendulum swing towards the Navy look.