If you enjoy outerwear as much as we do, you’re also rooting for the mercury to drop. We might be a few weeks from big overcoat weather, but it’s not too early to dream of a pure camel-hair polo coat from 18th Amendment or an Italian tweed balmacaan courtesy of Drake’s. In the meantime, you can attend to your more immediate needs with a maritime turtleneck from Quaker Marine, hardworking cord pants from Saturdays NYC and a Turnbull & Asser dress shirt once worn by a fictional MI6 agent. Carry on.
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Baracuta G9 Shearling Harrington Jacket
How do you turn the dependable ol’ Harrington jacket into a genuine luxury object? Mr. Porter knows the answer: this exclusive Baracuta G9 crafted from heavyweight, 100 percent shearling. A simple Sherpa lining will add extra warmth to cool autumn evenings.
Quaker Marine Calypso Turtleneck
Proving that there is such thing as the “transitional turtleneck,” Quaker Marine’s Calypso is made from rugby-weight cotton and features a neck that can be worn up or rolled down depending on weather (and mood). Its inspiration lies in the attire worn by French sailors, and as such should be paired to a chambray chore coat and a knit cap.
Turnbull & Asser Casino Royale Dress Shirt
Yes, here’s another item of clothing tied to a Bond movie, but not the one you think. A part of Turnbull & Asser’s James Bond collection, the Casino Royale dress shirt is a reproduction of a garment once sported by Daniel Craig in his first outing as 007. As such, it features French cuffs and the maker’s unique “Bond” collar.
Billy Reid Dover Sweatshirt
We tend to think of sweaters with leather elbow patches as being collegiate, but Billy Reid’s Dover sweatshirt is much more commando. Its ribbed cuffs and hem add a sporty touch, and rectangular leather elbow patches keep it rugged. Try it with raw denim and a pair of leather work boots.
Saturdays NYC Morris Cord Pant
This corduroy pant from Saturdays NYC takes the fabric back to its workwear origins with color-blocked double knee panels and side utility pockets. After all, apple picking is physical labor.
Blacksaw Generation Throw
What looks like a lost Rothko but keeps you warm while getting caught up on Succession? Blacksaw’s Generation throw blanket, which is knit from naturally colored alpaca wool and features a large-scale abstract design on both sides.
Church’s Ryder 3 LW Ankle Boots
You may not know it yet, but we’re about to hit prime chukka weather. Make sure you’re prepared with this proper example from Church’s, which is made in Northampton from cigar-colored suede and kitted out with a lightweight rubber double-sole.
Drake’s Gun Club Check Italian Tweed Raglan Coat
We’re far enough into the season to start thinking about outerwear heavy hitters, tweed balmacaans being chief among them. Drake’s has produced a commendable number this autumn in a traditional gun club check, whose geezer credentials are balanced by a more contemporary length and a soft, unstructured make.
Amiri Backgammon Mohair-Blend Cardigan
Remarkably, this is not the first backgammon-inspired cardigan we’ve covered this season, but it deserves a shout-out nonetheless. Amiri’s playful knit is made from a blend of brushed mohair, alpaca, wool, and polyamide, guaranteeing a soft hand and a resilient build.
William Frederick Straight Leg Denim Pant
Yes, we know, “no white after Labor Day,” etc, etc, but what about French vanilla? William Frederick has taken advantage of this loophole to produce a pair of straight leg, yarn-dyed Japanese denim jeans in a creamy off-white that pairs with navy shawl collar cardigans and grey cashmere crewnecks.
RRL Hand-Knit Full-Zip Cardigan
There’s small-R rustic, and then there’s this hand-knit zip cardigan from RRL with a motif inspired by Alaska’s mountain ranges on both sides. Wear it while trapping your own salmon, or more likely, running downstairs for a lox and bagel.
Peregrine Patchwork Baxter
As Prince Charles has demonstrated, a well-worn waxed jacket may take on a patchy appearance after decades of wear. However, this UK-made jacket from Peregrine starts that way, thanks to a patchwork design inspired by the colors of the English countryside.
Isabel Marant Gervon Shirt-Jacket
Shirt jackets have a tendency to be rough, or even downright scratchy. That shouldn’t be the case with this shacket from Isabel Marant, which is made from a blend of cotton and virgin wool so soft you’ll be tempted to wear it as a normal shirt instead.
18th Amendment Pure Camel Hair Polo Overcoat
18th Amendment’s made-to-order polo coat leans into the garment’s reputation as “the aristocrat of topcoats” with sumptuous, 100% camel-hair fabric and fine details including gauntlet cuffs and a belted back. Orders should be fulfilled in about five-to-seven weeks—just in time to be layered over a chunky turtleneck and a pair of flannels.
Barbour Wellington Boot Dog Toy
So, Fido’s discovered an appetite for your Wellies? Throw him off the trail with this cunning decoy from Barbour, which should look just as appetizing to your pooch as a pair of brand-new rubber boots.