The nights are drawing in and there is a distinctly colder feel in the air. With a summer that has seemed almost endless in the UK, (compared to what we are normally used to), some of us have been slower this year to update our winter wardrobes. Now the clocks have gone back and the Christmas festivities will be here is a blink of an eye it’s definitely time to think about how we are going to keep warm, while looking good, in the winter months.
If you are looking to step into AW 2018 with men’s designer fashion that is stylish yet practical for the change in seasons you have come to the right place. If you like to buy designer coats every year, or if you prefer a coat that you can wear every winter for years to come, The Allotment Store’s selection of quality outerwear for men is bound to deliver what you are looking for.
Here is our guide to what is hot from our Autumn Winter collections this season so you can find the right pieces to pull your look together while keeping the cold well and truly out.
11 by Boris Bidjan Saberi - Black Insulated Parka
When you think of how to keep warm in cold and wet weather the Parka is an iconic piece of kit that may conjure up images of trekking through the snow, wind and rain on your way to school. Thankfully the standard school Parka has been re-thought and redesigned by Boris Bidjan Saberi to bring this classic piece of outerwear bang up to date. Fully lined, waterproof and well insulated the Parka comes in minimalistic black with the 11 and Boris Bidjan Saberi logo subtlety embellishing the garment. The fur hood and large pockets make this the perfect practical coat for day to day use; walking the dog, doing the school run, travelling or meeting the boys for a drink after work, it’s a multifunctional coat that screams effortlessly cool.
£1200 at the Allotment Store
Thom Krom - Black M K 57 Scarf
If you’re looking for warmth and style the scarf is the perfect accessory for your winter wardrobe. When it's cold outside the chunkier the scarf the better the insulation. The Thom Krom M K 57 scarf is the perfect hybrid of practical winter wear and exclusive design. Add texture to your look and create definition by layering and wrapping or styling the scarf in your own unique way to define your look.
£220 at the Allotment Store
The Leather Jacket
Isabel Benenato - Black Leather Jacket
From Marlon Brando in the 50’s film The Wild One to Pete ‘Maverick’ Mitchell played by Tom Cruise in Top Gun, the black leather jacket has been a key staple for the rugged tough guy epitomising style and sex appeal. Leather is a durable material and with care it will last a lifetime. An Allotment store favourite for this season is the Isabel Benenato black leather jacket which has been made in Italy from horse leather. The luxury fabric combined with the minimalist shape, slim fit design and ribbed collar makes for a timeless addition to your wardrobe that will transcend the annual fashion seasons. The jacket has zipped pockets for added functionality and a side sleeve zipped pocket which enhances the design.
£1800 The Allotment Store
The Beanie Hat
Yohji Yamamoto - Black Signature Beanie
When the snow is falling and the wind is howling, protect yourself from the elements with the warmth of a beanie hat, The NYC wool Beanie hat was borne out of the collboation of iconic designer Yohji Yamamoto and American sportswear brand New Era blending the lines between haute couture design and everyday street style. Embroidered with the distinct signature of Yohji Yamamoto on the front and the New Era logo on the side this is a functinal addition to any winter wardrobe.
£130 The Allotment Store
The Sander Jacket
Ann Demeulemeester - Black Sander Jacket
Style conscious men who want to experience the warmth of a luxury coat this winter while staying firmly at the forefront of high end fashion will appreciate the look and feel of the Ann Demeulemeester Black Sander jacket. An exquisite piece of luxury clothing combining a patchwork of soft European leather with shearling collars and cuffs. The coat can be worn open or done up with the leather ribbon closure. The leather coat has a asymmetrical length which complements the asymmetry detail of the shearling collar.
£2500 The Allotment Store
Shop the full range of handpicked Autumn Winter mens fashion online at the Allotment Store