Esquire Style Hacks #3 - The Camel Coat

Three ways to nail a true winter menswear classic

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Used by the Berbers of Morocco in the construction of their tents (due to its insulating properties) Camel hair also has a long history of use in tailoring – from the canvasing of Savile Row suits to the construction of super smart camel coats.

Today, most camel coats are made from dyed wool or cashmere, and they're all the rage. Here, our style director Teo van den Broeke shows you how to wear the most versatile item in your winter wardrobe, in three on trend ways.

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Look 1 - Smart

Burberry camel coat

Zegna grey checked three piece suit

Canali white shirt

Tom Ford Maroon tie

Crockett and Jones Monk Strap Shoes

Look 2 - Evening

Ami Grey unlined blazer

Tom Ford Blue Wool Scarf

Emporio Armani Navy blue jumper

Paul Smith Trousers

Common Projects black boots

Look 3 - Weekend

Saint Laurent cream knitted jumper

AG Jeans

Tods brown trainers

HOL grey socks

Common Projects trainers white / black