Dress like a pro: the style leaders of London Fashion Week Men's reveal their sartorial secrets

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Stylist William Gilchrist ​ I’ll leave it to men with braver style bluster than myself to showcase the more daring looks: any attempt on my part to sport a teddy bear-shaped leather harness might result in a police caution or entry onto some form of register. Yet aside from some of the more audacious ensembles that capture the whir of the cameras, there are some real lessons to take away from the pros. These are the editors, MDs, models and creative directors, who dress with effortless ease and deftly demonstrate how sharp, considered style needn’t obviate comfort, nor frighten the horses. From advice on how to adjust your tailoring or give it a more contemporary spin, to the quiet joy of a really good coat, our front-row and behind-the-scenes cognoscenti divulge their sartorial mores. Don’t underestimate the power of a heavy duty, hard-wearing coat David Beckham, partner, Kent & Curwen “I’m a big fan of the wool greatcoats that my creative director Daniel Kearns has created. They are a signature – big, real, authentic, with military shape, and all made in London, supporting British manufacturing. You can wear them with joggers and trainers, or pair them with a nice pair of trousers and Doc Martins” Head to: Kent & Curwen, Burberry, Ami Make the blazer the backbone of your wardrobe William Gilchrist, stylist “If I had to pick one essential piece of a man’s wardrobe, it would be a double-breasted, unstructured navy blue jacket. I have one that I had made in waffle towelling, and its versatility means it works from the bar to the...

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