Must-Have Menswear for the Modern Man

A White Shirt

A plain white shirt is an absolute essential for every modern man’s wardrobe, whether it’s a plain weave or a herringbone. Both are timeless elegant classics and work for a myriad of occasions. A button-down medium collar works well with any face shape and can be worn with virtually anything. The material should definitely be cotton weave or a herringbone twill, which are both durable and the pinnacle of style.

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AShort Sleeve Shirt

A smart casual staple, this must be worn in the contemporary trend of slim fit and sleeve finishing mid-bicep. Cotton is preferable for its breathability and absorbency and looks best when worn in a plain colour, light pattern or on-trend mature floral design for ultimate summer style. Check out the designer Mens Bugatti Short Sleeve Shirt at

A Flannel Suit

Cary Grant looked extremely debonair in one and the flannel suit is still a masterclass in sophistication today. It has much to offer, aside from its Hollywood appeal, as it is highly versatile and functional. The suit trousers can be combined with a blazer to create another timeless look and it’s the perfect choice for autumn and winter, either formal or smart casual events.

A Navy Blazer

This is one of the strongest items in a man’s wardrobe and stands separately to the jacket that comes with your suit. A navy blazer can be combined with khakis, jeans or flannel trousers and dressed up in the details with mother of pearl buttons or a patch pocket, for example.

A Trench Coat

Another classic piece, this coat has a past in military history. It is the ideal raincoat and comes with an amazing silhouette when worn in a double-breasted style. It can work well in a casual outfit but looks at its best when thrown over the top of a formal suit.


These cotton trousers are incredibly popular thanks to their versatility and comfort. Choose a pair in a light neutral shade like stone, sand or khaki and pair up with almost any kind of jacket, shirt or sweater. They can be found in a flat-front or pleated design and can often be worn as smart casual, even in the office.

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A Sweater

Surely there are no men’s wardrobes anywhere on earth without sweaters inside? They are an absolute essential for the modern guy, such is there practicality and comfort. V-neck styles can be worn with a shirt and tie for an alternative formal look but can also be used as a layering piece with jeans and boots. Worn on its own or under a coat and scarf, or a lightweight summer one to be thrown over a t-shirt in the evenings – the sweater is a garment for all men and all occasions.