Killer Autumn Overcoats for Men in 2019 | Outfit of the Day

What Overcoats should men be wearing this Autumn in 2019? 

A. I've opted for a brown check longline overcoat from River Island available for £90. 

This coat is very accessibly priced and will be a great addition to your Autumn wardrobe. If you're looking to upgrade your AW19 wardrobe but don't want to break the bank then why not look at investing in this brown check overcoat from River Island. 

For styling I paired this overcoat with some Lace Up Military boots. It's a confident look. It's very sleek the neutral colours and slim fit gives the impression that you've put some effort into your look, without trying too hard. 

I've matched the dark tones of the boot with some black washed skinny jeans. The Overcoat is really the centrepiece so I avoided any 'out-there' check trousers or patterns that would clash. If you wear this overcoat with denim it injects some street to the mix. 

My brown stitch panel slim fit jumper is just the perfect colour to contrast the skinny jeans without straying too far from the hues of the Overcoat. I prefer to go from light to dark as I layer out. 

Lastly my beautiful black leather cuffed gloves are an awesome accoutrement. Again it brings a level of class to the outfit. 

I'm wearing my Versace watch to add some gloss to the ensemble. 

Now notice at the top I asked what Overcoats should you be wearing for Autumn AW19? I've cheekily put the emphasis on the plural. It would be remiss of me not to mention my own Cashmere Camel Coat, available through my website

Reduced in price now so a perfect opportunity to grab an investment as the weather starts to turn. 


Menswear Outfit of the Day | Autumn Colour Analysis

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What colour clothes pair best with the autumn season? What trends will we see in AW19?

This season I'll be deeply investing in brown checks, with neutral stone and cream colour-ways. 

The check brown trousers are a skinny fit, with single reverse pleats. They're a poly-blend so they can take a kicking and the moths won't get to them. I'll pair them with a brown check scarf which will tie the look together. 

Really these trousers will be perfect for the autumn season. I have a few tan boots, black loafers and trainers that will all pair nicely with this. The monk strap boot is a great finish. With suede fabric uppers it has an earthy quality to it. As opposed to a patina or a hi-shine brown shoe that would look jarring. 

I'm also loving the stone long knitted sleeve jumper. Stone is a great colour that you can interchange with many suit trousers, khakis or denim. It's not a luxury fabric, but if you're looking to upgrade your Autumn wardrobe on a budget this is a great place to start. 

I'm keeping the colours browns and tans in line with this stone double breasted belted longline mac. It's water resistant and has some great traditional details that I'd hope to find on a mac. Like the storm flap detail, the buckle fastened belt and the epaulettes. 

I am also adding some gloss with my Raybans and Versace watch from my current wardrobe.

The key to buying clothes for Autumn are getting the neutral colours, but without looking like you'd disappear on a colour chart in Sofology. Notice the check pattern on my trousers are really leaping out. The fact I've paired that with my scarf lets the casual observer know that I'm wearing this look with intent.


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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