You don’t have to be Bear Grylls to pull off the perennial Great Outdoors look.
In fact, it helps to inject a soupcon of savoir faire.
A hunter palette and weather-worthy fabrics (think naval wools and waxy finishes) balance beautifully with classic silhouettes and soft edges.
This season’s reefer jacket and shawl collar knits add the right amount of sophistry to love-worn jeans and a check shirt.
The trend itself is unilaterally flattering and fitting for our fickle clime.
• Investing in one piece this season? Make it a naval coat as seen at Dries Van Noten and Saint Laurent.
•Opposites attract. Think leather and cable knit layers; felted wool and flannel; denim and suede for a nu-rustic feel.
•More of city boy? Moncler’s bear print tees provide the right amount of tongue in cheek while still looking the part.
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