Wardrobe Essential - 4 Ways To Work A Harrington

In the world of fashion, garments come in and out of favour as quickly as glasses of post-show champagne are guzzled.

Remember the palazzo pant trend (yes, for men) that lasted all of 10 seconds in A/W‘08? Us neither.

One constant that can be turned to season after season, though, is the trusty Harrington jacket.

Worn in wool in the winter or cotton and linen in the summer, a well-fitted Harrington is flattering (the high collar and loosely tailored shape works on most) and it can be smartened up or dressed down as required. 

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This season, channel the likes of Steve McQueen and Paul Newman and wear yours in a bright shade with a pair of
chinos.

Alternatively, for an up-to-the minute take on the style, sport one over the top of a grey windowpane check
suit.

One more thing - try not to look like Chris Huhne.