When contemplating the basic pieces that construct a women’s wardrobe, a classic white button-down, the perfect pair of jeans and a little black dress all come to mind. For men, their staples consist of the quintessential oxford and worn-in denim. In lieu of a flattering dress, they often opt for versatile black outerwear. The black jacket is a key component to any man’s closet. It’s an effortless piece to throw on for any occasion; from running to class to going out to dinner, the black jacket is effortless style.
This Fashionisto seen running around the city paired his classic zip up with a green cable knit, tan cords and brown boots. When shopping for versatile black outerwear Urban Outfitters has a multitude of different cuts, styles and fits. This Fjallraven Grennland jacket or this Superdry silhouette is the perfect addition to any man’s wardrobe. The cable knit sweater has become a classic piece for any Fashionisto, it’s a break from the normal V-neck silhouette and it’s perfect for chilly days. This version by Vio is perfect for pairing with colored oxfords or cords. Cords are another basic for any man’s closet, they come in a myriad of colors and they’re easy to dress up or down.
Hint: When shopping for any wardrobe basic don’t be afraid to splurge! There are great black jackets from brands such as Barbour and Burberry. As long as you choose a classic and flattering silhouette, you can’t go wrong!