Pining after a corduroy DB from Noah or a quilted moleskin jacket by De Bonne Fracture may be the sartorial equivalent of craving a pumpkin spice latte on Labor Day, but we don’t really care. We’re primed for fall and all it promises, including recycled tweed coats from Universal Works, raw Japanese selvedge over-shirts by way of Todd Snyder and side-zip boots by Lemaire. And if things stay balmy a bit longer, consider an autumnal print viscose shirt from Acne Studios or the latest over-the-top aviator by Cartier.
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Todd Snyder Japanese Raw Selvedge Indigo Overshirt
Raw denim is precisely the type of fabric you wait until the dog days of summer have passed to consider. Now that the time has come, direct your attention to this Japanese selvedge over-shirt from Todd Snyder with two open chest pockets and contrast stitching.
Saint Laurent Wool-Blend Jacquard Hooded Cardigan
This Baja-inspired hooded cardigan is what we imagine a record producer with a house in Malibu might slip into before grabbing fish tacos on an unusually overcast day. Whether or not that description fits your own lifestyle, we think it’d look great over a faded tee and hanging-on-by-a-thread denim.
Ermenegildo Zegna Cortina Chelsea Boots
What better way to ease back into boot season than with a fresh pair of Chelseas? And this isn’t just any Chelsea—it’s Ermenegildo Zegna’s Cortina, made in Italy with an elegant almond toe and a rubber sole that can navigate slick city pavements or craggy cobblestones with ease.
De Bonne Facture Quilted Work Jacket
We’re not interested in how hot it may be at the present moment: our thoughts belong to this quilted work jacket made from British cotton moleskin, and just how cozy it’ll keep us on that first brisk night some weeks from now. De Bonne Facture’s piece is available for pre-order now and ships in mid-September, allowing just a little more time for the mercury to descend.
Tracksmith Cross Country Singlet
Tracksmith’s founding aesthetic rejected the busyness of modern running gear in favor of clean designs inspired by vintage athletic wear. But now the brand’s feeling confident enough to branch out into classic patterns with its new Cross Country collection, which features this singlet in a surprisingly refined check.
Lemaire Classic Boots
Sleek, sexy and tapered, Lemaire’s is the type of boot that looks great but must be a pain to get into—until you notice the subtle inside zipper. Once in, match it to black denim and a moto jacket or perhaps wear under a double-breasted suit with a fine-gauge turtleneck.
Noah Oversized Double-Breasted Corduroy Sport Coat
The Corduroy DB has rarely looked this good outside of stop motion animation films directed by Wes Anderson. You’ll look fantastic in this softly tailored iteration from Noah, which comes in an oversized fit accommodating of Shetland sweaters or chunky turtlenecks.
Acne Studios Printed Short-Sleeved Shirt
Who says that generously cut viscose camp shirts can’t be worn beyond summer? Certainly not Acne Studios, which fit this short-sleeved shirt for the season by printing it with an all-over fall foliage pattern.
Cartier Eyewear Santos de Cartier Aviator Sunglasses
Summer may be ending, but our baroque eyewear moment carries on with these oversized aviators from Cartier. Named in honor of Alberto Santos-Dumont—a Brazilian aviation pioneer (and namesake of the perennially cool watch) who happened to be tight with the original Louis Cartier—these sunglasses are made with gold-tinted metal, tortoiseshell acetate, and a leather-trimmed top bar.
Turnbull & Asser Weekend Fit Cotton & Wool Shirt
Featuring a blazing orange hue inspired by the site-specific installations of artist (and Turnbull & Asser customer) Christo, this weekend fit shirt is an exhibition unto itself. Frame it with a worsted charcoal suit or your darkest denim.
Universal Works Recycled Tweed Overcoat
Scratch that itch for a charmingly geezerish tweed coat and feel eco-conscious at the same time by picking up this Universal Works piece made from recycled Italian fabric. Its single-breasted front and generous cut make it relaxed enough to layer over band tees and denim or chinos with an OCBD.
Camper Walden Leather Loafers
Camper’s Walden might be a loafer, but its exaggerated shape, split toe detail and chunky outsole place it squarely on the “anti” side of the establishment. Lean into that feeling of prep subversion with rolled-up chinos and a striped rugby shirt.
RRL Studded Leather Belt
An underappreciated aspect of fall dressing is the return of big, bold belts. Such as this RRL specimen, which is made in Italy from vegetable-tanned leather and kitted out with a silver-toned concho buckle, brass hardware and glass crystals. To be worn with raw denim jeans and a quiet spirit of self-reliance.
Aimé Leon Dore Backgammon Cardigan
Style forecasters though we may be, we can’t tell you whether or not backgammon is about to have a “moment.” But it seems likely, now that Aimé Leon Dore has stitched together this brushed mohair cardigan with a jacquard pattern inspired by everyone’s favorite checkers-and-dice-based board game.
Ettinger Capra Bookmark
Print will never die, so long as Ettinger is crafting these far-better-looking-than-they-have-to-be bookmarks from grainy goat leather with an embossed book detail. You can even have your own initials emblazoned onto the narrow strip of leather, ensuring you won’t lose your page or your bookmark.