There's only so much you can do to a T-shirt to take it from normal to exemplary, mainly fit and fabric. And Buck Mason is dedicated to both.
Buck Mason crew neck slub T-shirt
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The large cargo pockets, reinforced knees, and just-barely-faded garment washing makes these some of the best cargos money can buy.
Officine Generale "Zach" cargo trousers
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When it comes to pitch-perfect wardrobe essentials, A.P.C. is king. This mac coat nods to the classic without turning you into Inspector Gadget in the process.
A.P.C. City Mac
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The right loafers (say, like these) can be dressed-up and dressed-down, worn with or without socks, and they make a first impression that says, "Take me seriously" and "Want to join me on my yacht?"
Jack Erwin “Archie” loafer
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What do Prince William, Kanye West, and Harry Styles have in common? They all swear by white jeans in the summer. So should you.
Simon Miller Distressed Selvedge Jeans
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A cashmere knit in a strong solid color will class up any pair of pants in your closet. Everlane's right-now cuts and wallet-friendly prices are particularly hard to resist.
Everlane wool-cashmere mockneck
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It's the details that separate John Elliott's sweats from the pack: reinforced knees, a subtle taper, and a wide waistband with a thick rope drawstring that sits on your hips instead of below them.
John Elliott "Escobar" sweatpants
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There's a reason Canada Goose parkas have become the gold standard for investment outerwear: they're minimal, warmer than anything else on the market, and built to last.
Canada Goose Expedition Parka
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Our favorite iteration—the best desert boot to buy right now—is also the very first one, from British shoemaker Clarks.
Clarks Originals suede desert boots
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Whether you wear it under a suit or with your oldest pair of jeans, a nautical stripe shirt will always bring out your most handsome self. CDG's thick cotton shirts are the most flattering on the market too.
Comme des Garcons Play striped shirt
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Maybe you're a gold chain guy, maybe you're a Miansai pinky ring person (we know we are). Whatever your preference, every man should own a piece of jewelry that isn't a wedding band or watch.
Miansai sterling silver signet ring
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There's nothing preppy about this polo and that's why we love it; it can sit under a denim jacket, your best blazer, or stand on its own all equally well.
Fred Perry tipped polo shirt
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This affordable sneaker is the epitome of California skate style and an exclamation point at the end of any outfit.
Vans checkerboard canvas sneakers
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Cheap camel coats tend to look cheap. Not this one. It's cut razor sharp, like it should be, but the real magic is up top, in the shoulders. No sagging, sad mess here, just an impeccably streamlined sleeve situation.
Zara camel coat
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Hide bad haircuts, keep your ears warm, and look damn cool in the process with a rib knit beanie in a solid neutral color. J.Crew's always got a few pitch-perfect options in stock.
J.Crew solid beanie in gray
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Black is the new neutral jean that anchors your best hoodies and navy tailored jackets while giving those outfits a little dusting of French guy cool (which is the most any of us can handle). Frame's aptly named L'Homme jean is skinny without being skin-tight.
Frame "L'Homme" slim-fit jean
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It's a well known fact that every man alive looks better in a navy blue suit. Why do you think it's Washington D.C.'s power suit of choice? Hugo Boss still makes a damn fine one, whether you're an eager associate or the man in charge.
Boss Hugo Boss formal suit
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Todd Snyder's Champion sweats have the stamina to take you from a coffee run to the gym to casual Friday at the office (just put it under that navy suit we just told you about.)
Todd Snyder classic full-zip hoodie
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A Levi's denim shirt is going to last just as long and work with just as many pieces in your closet as your go-to white Oxford, only the more destroyed it gets, the cooler it's going to look.
Levi's "Barstow" Western shirt
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If you're looking for a dress shoe that can crossover into casual territory, a footwear investment that won't fall apart after heavy wear, and lace-ups that work under any pant out there, consider your search over. Church's has you covered.
Church's "Shannon" Derby Shoes
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In 2018, your dressier trousers don't have to fit like the shapeless wool sacks you're used to wearing; they should fit like your favorite pair of jeans. The key is the cut, and that's something Gant Rugger perfected years ago.
Gant "Hopsmack Smarty" pants
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You might not be able to buy a serious watch like a Rolex Daytona this year or even within the next five. But eventually, you should treat yo' self. Because nothing swags out a classic outfit like one of these babies.
Rolex Cosmograph Daytona watch
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No button-up shirt works harder than a white Oxford. And a truly great one, like Thom Browne's now-iconic take on the staple, only gets better with each wear as the sturdy cotton begins to break down and soften.
Thom Browne Oxford shirt
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A silk knit tie is the Switzerland of neckwear. It doesn't go with some of the collared shirts in your closet—it goes with all of them. Ralph Lauren's take on the classic is especially crowd-pleasing.
Ralph Lauren woven silk tie
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Black jeans are great and all, but nothing will make you feel like a badass like a slim, black suit. Buy one as tastefully executed as this Theory option and you just mind find yourself walking in slow motion like those guys in Reservoir Dogs.
Theory black wool suit
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A tipped pocket square is never the wrong choice. Buy a fistful in every shade out there so you can match it to any suit, shirt, and tie in your closet. With over 30 colors at $10 a pop, The Tie Bar makes the process easy.
The Tie Bar white cotton pocket square
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The Tie Bar
The days of briefcases and folios have given way to a more relaxed breed of business bag: the tote. Anything from Want Les Essentiels' is a wise investment, but this front-pocket, zip-top tote is like the Optimus Prime of carryalls.
Want Les Essentiels "O'Hare" leather tote
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Raw selvedge jeans in a slim-straight cut are something every man should buy—and promptly make his own. You'll have them for years so choose wisely. Acne's "River" cut checks every box.
Acne Studios "River" indigo jeans
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Patterns can be tricky to pull off. A blue striped dress shirt, like this pitch-perfect option from Ralph Lauren, is not. It's as easy to wear as white, while adding depth and dimension to your look.
Polo Ralph Lauren slim-fit cotton dress shirt
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Common Projects Chelsea boots make anything you wear look sleeker and more expensive, and the cushy crepe sole will help you keep the bounce in your step.
Common Projects suede Chelsea boots
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Slim, abbreviated trunks or boxer briefs that keep everything in place are the foundation of every outfit. Luckily, the folks at CK have perfected them, so all you have to do is start buying these guys in bulk.
Calvin Klein boxer briefs (2-pack)
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Turtlenecks are the thick-frame glasses you don't need a prescription or good bone structure to wear. They make you look smarter and more sophisticated instantly—especially in a studious color like AMI's chocolate brown.
AMI brown wool turtleneck
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A modern, oversized sole and a sock-indebted upper make these kicks an ideal sneaker for 2018—and beyond.
Adidas "Prophere" sneakers
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A great sport coat can turn the simplest menswear pieces (see: white t-shirts, jeans) into moments of sartorial excellence. The key is finding the right jacket that will always get the job done. J.Crew's Ludlow jacket is a classic for a reason.
J.Crew "Ludlow" blazer in tweed
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Unless you're headed to a funeral or the gym, there's no reason not to make your ankles a highlight of any outfit. The best way to do that is with a pair of Pantherella's luxe ribbed socks, in any of their saturated hues.
Pantherella mid-calf dress socks
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Whether you go for suede or leather, brown or black, you need a Brando-level jacket you can reach for in times of need (and every other damn day). Coach makes a slimmed down take on the Schott Perfecto that's just perfect.
Coach 1941 leather biker jacket
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Your best jeans deserve a belt to hold them up that's as rugged, classic, and maybe a bit badass as the jeans themselves. And that means no wimpy buckles, which is why CB Made in Italy's version sits atop our list of investment-worthy belts.
CB Made in Italy "Semplice" belt
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CB Made in Italy
A simple, effective, tried-and-true flex: the fashion logo tee. Inspired by vintage '80s prints, this number is simple and slick.
Gucci washed logo T-shirt
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Skater teens, construction workers, and no-nonsense dads agree: Dickies makes a mean pair of pants. Even if you don't fall into any of these groups, you need a pair too—for every off-duty day that you're not in jeans.
Dickies regular straight pants
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This preppy-cool shirt only looks cooler with age and use. British heritage brand Kent & Curwen's shirts are washed for a vintage finish, should you not have the patience to break it in yourself.
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