In praise of the reversible trenchcoat

One of the more promising brands to come out of the Paris tradeshow labyrinth is new UK label, One Nine Zero Six (or 1906 if you're short on typing space). The company, named after the year their factory opened, seeks to bring quality basics to the fore. While this is a mantra we hear many a time in menswear, this time it's a little different. Everything is made in one UK factory and prior to this label, they were known for making rugby uniforms and children's school clothes. One day someone decided to test out the factory's manufacturing prowess and make some clothes for adults and, thus, the brand was born.

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The pieces aren't edgy or fashionable, with the focus on basics like white shirts, flannel trousers and this reversible trench coat. The brand isn't in any stores yet, but it's something to keep an eye out for come September.

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