Dress Code: 5 Man Essential Coats


In the latest edition of the sartorial problem-solving series entitled Dress Code, we provide the guide to survive low temperatures in high style:

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Don’t underestimate the power of your coat. It provides the first opportunity for analysis from a distance. It is the garment you hand your host when you arrive at a business meeting or a party. And, watches aside, it is probably the most expensive single item in your wardrobe. So if you get it wrong, you get it really wrong.

Some men are like corner-cutting home decorators: they think they can get away with a single coat. Not true. Our style editors have picked out five different types and five corresponding ways to wear them.

THE WEEKEND COAT

THE FORMAL COAT

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THE COMMUTER COAT

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THE PARTY COAT

THE TRAVEL COAT

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