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Flynn Classic Fit Navy Check Sport Coat
Peter Millar
Sold by: Nordstrom

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A versatile sport coat is an essential part of every gent’s wardrobe, especially in the fall. The blue color and check pattern of this Peter Millar one is perfect for the office with dress trousers, shirt and tie - or just a pattern button up shirt and more casual pants. The fit is modern classic, comfortable but a little closer to the body. If you are looking for a contemporary fit, though, this Hugo Boss check pattern blazer is a winner.

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09/09/2014

The Key Pieces You Need for Fall

We’re back into the swing of things – kids are back in school (and public transportation has gotten a lot more crowded in the mornings), summer vacations are behind us, half-day Fridays at work are over (if you were lucky enough to have them), and football season is ON. So it’s time to think about what we need for fall. It probably comes as no surprise to hear us say that we get pretty excited about fall clothes. It’s like when we were kids and got out new school clothes…it’s a fresh start. And this season, there are lots of things to get excited about. Whether it’s a great new sweater or a fresh fall jacket, a cool hat or a dapper checked sport coat, we’ll show you what you need to update and modernize your look.

Take a look at a few of our favorites here, and then head over to Fashion Finds, to see our 3 complete “Gent’s Top 10 Fall Essentials Check Lists” for Work, After 5, and Casual Dressing.

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Vince - Leather Placket Knit Cardigan
The sweater jacket is a key fashion item this fall. One of our favorite takes on this is Vince’s zip front cotton cardigan with leather trim. The closer to the body fit and the leather trim gives you the option to dress it up with dark cotton twill pants, but it can still be perfectly casual with jeans.
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Bugatchi - Plaid Woven Sport Shirt
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Bugatchi - Plaid Woven Sport Shirt
Plaid Woven Sport Shirt
Bugatchi
Sold by: Saks Fifth Avenue

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With the importance of plaids, as we talked about a few weeks ago, a button down shirt in a plaid or check is a must this season (though, even when they’re not “in”, they’re “in”, if you know what we mean). The rich navy color in this check looks great with flat front plants and a sweater to the office or with jeans on the weekend. Bugatchi’s fit is comfortably modern, ideal for most gents.

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J. Crew - Wallace & Barnes M-65 Jacket
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J. Crew - Wallace & Barnes M-65 Jacket
Outerwear has taken center stage in the world of men’s fashion this fall. Interesting casual outerwear pieces are being worn with suits and sport coats and what we used to consider dress outerwear is being worn with jeans. It is all very acceptable today. This field jacket from J.Crew is functional, versatile and of course, good looking. Modeled after the military’s M65 jacket, this comes with a wool lining, cotton/nylon shell and all the authentic details. Wear it on weekends with you jeans or with a sport coat to the office.
http://www.zappos.com/john-varvatos-hipster-chukka-dark-ghurka
John Varvatos - Hipster Chukka Boot
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John Varvatos - Hipster Chukka Boot
Hipster Chukka Boot
John Varvatos
Sold by: Zappos

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A great boot should be on your “buy” list for fall. A chukka style (an ankle high boot, generally with two pair of eyelets) is especially important, and John Varvatos has done a very cool version. The upper has a rubbed look, so they already have that perfectly broken-in feel. The sole is designed for winter weather and the shoe is lined in leather for comfort and added wear. This cool brown is perfect for khaki’s and jeans and will give your look just the update you need.

 

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