The Spring Essentials You Need for the Season
Your closet is missing these cool classics.
Spring is upon us, and with it comes contemporary garments that will not only offer an abundance of thoughtful wardrobe combinations but bring confidence as well.
At Harry Rosen, we of course value clothing made with the best available materials and highest quality construction, but these styles don't necessarily need to cost an entire mortgage payment.
Here's a myriad of versatile essentials we love this season, styled in easy-wearing ways that will have you prepared for the office, the bar, the weekend and beyond. From handsome light layers to sporty knits and sleek outerwear, each piece sports clean elements that have both a youthful irreverence and the maturity of investment pieces you can wear again and again. We've put together a few ideas on how to wear these key styles in the transitional months ahead.
A Fine Field Coat
The field jacket's utilitarian-military roots make it a natural medium-weight outer layer in these spring months that can also double as a jacket or an outerwear piece. L.B.M. 1911's interpretation of a classic is crafted from luxe khaki-coloured cotton and pairs well with a relaxed button-up (we love this Cuban-collar style from Australia's Commas). Finish it off with black denim and you're ready for everything from exploring the concrete jungle to an actual safari.
Business Casual, Weekend Formal
A suit doesn't necessarily mean formal. Take this grey suit from BOSS—slim-fitting and cut from fine cotton, the trousers even include a drawstring for easy-wearing comfort. When styled with sneakers and a polo knit, this suit works for casual business environments and for times when you want to elevate your usual weekend-and-evening outfits beyond jeans and tees.
Sleek sportswear (or "athleisure" if you must) is a pillar of the modern male wardrobe, and Emporio Armani's athletic EA7 collection ticks both style and performance boxes with a flattering cut and practical details to keep you cool and dry. Team with quick-drying tennis socks from Falke and Prada sneakers for an elevated off-duty look.
Although it certainly makes a statement, a white sports jacket will dress up a wide variety of outfits from your favourite pair of jeans to the Atelier Munro trousers seen here. Wear it with a bright yellow tee (and maybe even a vintage neckerchief if you're feeling adventurous) for a cool Amalfi Coast vibe. Che bello!
Hope for Rain
BOSS has once again proved that practicality and sophistication needn't be mutually exclusive with this handsome raincoat. Water-and-wind-resistant layering like this is well worth the investment while the clean khaki colour lets it work with plenty of styles in your closet. Here we've shown it with a tonal crewneck and trim trousers from Mason’s.
Polo Ralph Lauren's "Polo Bear" isn't exactly a subtle everyday logo, but it is iconic. Since its first appearance in 1991, the bear has been one of Polo's most popular designs and has been worn by everybody from Kanye West to John Mayer. Team it with a white button-up, colourful khakis, and a preppy Patrick Assaraf blazer for a bit of disheveled Ivy League cool.
While Paul & Shark has a rich heritage in sailing, one doesn't need a superyacht to wear this punchy high-tech wool pullover. It's cool casualwear that will brighten up any spring look—especially when teamed with dark joggers and cozy sock-sneakers. Layer over a long-sleeve knit on colder spring days.
A trusty denim jacket works with nearly anything and instantly gives your look a bit of edge–especially in this dusty grey colourway from Paige. Pair it with a soft cotton hoodie and joggers from Wings + Horns and a crossbody bag for on-the-move weekends.