The importance of a good jacket

A good jacket will get you places, as demonstrated by some of the world’s most stylish men.

Robert Redford
Only he can get away with a wide-lapelled jacket, (very) open neck shirt and aviators. Redford has long rocked separates, and it never looks tired. Importantly, he buys clothes that fit.

The Duke of Windsor
A best-dressed list evergreen, the Duke may have neglected his people but never his style. A champion of the classics, Edward gave the navy blue double-breasted blazer its name.

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Benjamin Braddock
Fictional he may be, but few have surpassed Braddock’s ability to pull off a camel blazer so convincingly. He even went so far as to avert our gaze from Mrs Robinson. Temporarily.