The 10 Best high street menswear

view gallery VIEW GALLERY

For chaps wanting to look stylish this autumn, head to the high street for some some top fashion buys

1. Topman

Over the past few seasons, the renaissance of the double-breasted jacket has assured its triumphant return to the stylish gent’s wardrobe. Now as popular as its single-breasted cousin, this lightweight burgundy-coloured jacket is a value for money investment piece.


2. Burton

Knitwear has a touch of the subversive about it for the autumn, with vivid colour and pattern splayed across many a jumper. However, to pull off this natty trend with any sartorial aplomb, remember to keep the bottom half of your outfit simple. Try this patterned knit from Burton with grey skinny jeans.


3. Mantaray

If one of your vices is buying fashion- forward clothes on a limited budget, Mantaray is a label that should bring a smile to your face. This double-breasted reefer jacket will strengthen your  fashion credentials without breaking the bank.


4. Reiss

If you’re in the market for a hard-wearing bag with added sex appeal then why not try the Casey from Reiss?  The leather exterior has a timeless appeal as does the style – this tote  won’t date easily and will work well with a fancy suit or pared-down knits and chinos.


5. Cos

Cos can always be relied upon to provide understated, affordable yet handsome clothes. This season many high- end designers created winter coats that were oversized and roomy. If this style of coat appeals but you don’t have the money for the designer price tag, try this fly-front fastening, generously  cut coat.


6. Asos

By its very nature a backpack is probably one of the most practical man bags to date. But practicality doesn’t have to equate to boring; this black bag from Asos is covered in a subtle cubic pattern to give it added va va voom.


7. TU Sainsbury's

Like it or not, the season of the novelty sweater will soon be upon us again. That doesn’t mean that you have to jump on the band wagon and follow suit. Take a hint from this versatile patterned knit from supermarket clothing label Tu; less is sometimes more

£22, 0800 63 62 62

8. Dockers

The paisley print has made a big impression on many designer collections this season. Once confined to pocket squares and silk ties, it has migrated on to coats, knits and shirts. The small but perfectly formed paisley print on this Dockers shirt is an excellent way to acknowledge the trend.


9. Matalan

If you’re looking for a pair of shoes that work with a suit then the monk strap has to be your shoe of choice. This double monk from Matalan has versatility – they can be just as easily worn with your favourite pair of jeans.


10. New Balance

New Balance are authentic performance running shoes that can morph into fashion footwear as well. The colour of this pair – khaki – gels with the current vogue for all things camouflage.   


Life and Style
ebookNow available in paperback
ebookPart of The Independent’s new eBook series The Great Composers
Life and Style
love + sex
Arts and Entertainment
Victoria Wood, Kayvan Novak, Alexa Chung, Chris Moyles
tvReview: No soggy bottoms, but plenty of other baking disasters on The Great Comic Relief Bake Off
Ashley Young celebrates the winner for Manchester United against Newcastle
footballNewcastle 0 Man United 1: Last minute strike seals precious victory
Life and Style
Tikka Masala has been overtaken by Jalfrezi as the nation's most popular curry
food + drink
Arts and Entertainment
Seth Rogan is one of America’s most famous pot smokers
filmAmy Pascal resigned after her personal emails were leaked following a cyber-attack sparked by the actor's film The Interview
Benjamin Netanyahu and his cartoon bomb – the Israeli PM shows his ‘evidence’
Arts and Entertainment
80s trailblazer: comedian Tracey Ullman
Life and Style
A statue of the Flemish geographer Gerard Kremer, Geradus Mercator (1512 - 1594) which was unveiled at the Geographical Congree at Anvers. He was the first person to use the word atlas to describe a book of maps.
techThe 16th century cartographer created the atlas
Arts and Entertainment
Stephen Tompkinson is back as DCI Banks
tvReview: Episode one of the new series played it safe, but at least this drama has a winning formula
Latest stories from i100
Have you tried new the Independent Digital Edition apps?
Independent Dating

By clicking 'Search' you
are agreeing to our
Terms of Use.

ES Rentals

    iJobs Job Widget
    iJobs Fashion

    Recruitment Genius: UI / UX Designer

    £25000 - £35000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: This firm are focussed on assis...

    Recruitment Genius: General Processor

    £7 per hour: Recruitment Genius: A vacancy has arisen for a General Processor ...

    Recruitment Genius: Outbound Sales Executive - B2B

    £18000 - £22000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: A great opportunity has arisen ...

    Recruitment Genius: Online Sales and Customer Services Associate

    £14000 - £16000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: Full time and Part time positio...

    Day In a Page

    War with Isis: Iraq's government fights to win back Tikrit from militants - but then what?

    Baghdad fights to win back Tikrit from Isis – but then what?

    Patrick Cockburn reports from Kirkuk on a conflict which sectarianism has made intractable
    Living with Alzheimer's: What is it really like to be diagnosed with early-onset dementia?

    What is it like to live with Alzheimer's?

    Depicting early-onset Alzheimer's, the film 'Still Alice' had a profound effect on Joy Watson, who lives with the illness. She tells Kate Hilpern how she's coped with the diagnosis
    The Internet of Things: Meet the British salesman who gave real-world items a virtual life

    Setting in motion the Internet of Things

    British salesman Kevin Ashton gave real-world items a virtual life
    Election 2015: Latest polling reveals Tories and Labour on course to win the same number of seats - with the SNP holding the balance of power

    Election 2015: A dead heat between Mr Bean and Dick Dastardly!

    Lord Ashcroft reveals latest polling – and which character voters associate with each leader
    Audiences queue up for 'true stories told live' as cult competition The Moth goes global

    Cult competition The Moth goes global

    The non-profit 'slam storytelling' competition was founded in 1997 by the novelist George Dawes Green and has seen Malcolm Gladwell, Salman Rushdie and Molly Ringwald all take their turn at the mic
    Pakistani women come out fighting: A hard-hitting play focuses on female Muslim boxers

    Pakistani women come out fighting

    Hard-hitting new play 'No Guts, No Heart, No Glory' focuses on female Muslim boxers
    Leonora Carrington transcended her stolid background to become an avant garde star

    Surreal deal: Leonora Carrington

    The artist transcended her stolid background to become an avant garde star
    LGBT History Month: Pupils discuss topics from Sappho to same-sex marriage

    Education: LGBT History Month

    Pupils have been discussing topics from Sappho to same-sex marriage
    11 best gel eyeliners

    Go bold this season: 11 best gel eyeliners

    Use an ink pot eyeliner to go bold on the eyes with this season's feline flicked winged liner
    Cricket World Cup 2015: Tournament runs riot to make the event more hit than miss...

    Cricket World Cup runs riot to make the event more hit than miss...

    The tournament has reached its halfway mark and scores of 300 and amazing catches abound. One thing never changes, though – everyone loves beating England
    Katarina Johnson-Thompson: Heptathlete ready to jump at first major title

    Katarina Johnson-Thompson: Ready to jump at first major title

    After her 2014 was ruined by injury, 21-year-old Briton is leading pentathlete going into this week’s European Indoors. Now she intends to turn form into gold
    Syrian conflict is the world's first 'climate change war', say scientists, but it won't be the last one

    Climate change key in Syrian conflict

    And it will trigger more war in future
    How I outwitted the Gestapo

    How I outwitted the Gestapo

    My life as a Jew in wartime Berlin
    The nation's favourite animal revealed

    The nation's favourite animal revealed

    Women like cuddly creatures whilst men like creepy-crawlies
    Is this the way to get young people to vote?

    Getting young people to vote

    From #VOTESELFISH to Bite the Ballot