English Fashion – How To Get Dressed Right

What do we associate with the term ‘English fashion’? Probably most likely the elegant, stylish gentleman with a tweed jacket, cap and hunting rifle over the shoulder. Today we show you how to get dressed right and that it also works outside of Britain.

It is not without reason that London has developed over the years into one of the most important fashion and style cities in the world: when it comes to styles and trend awareness, the British are very popular.

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English Fashion – How to Get Dressed Right

Rather cool temperatures and many rainy days dominate the climate in England; therefore, thick fabrics and warm materials are more likely to be found in fashion. Accessories such as umbrellas, hats, gloves or scarves are the perfect match with such an outfit.

1. Cord trousers

Cord is a warm and hard-wearing fabric, which, similar to jeans, used to be standard equipment for workers. In the 50s the image change followed and from then on was carried by architects and intellectuals.

2. Harris Tweed Jacket

Harris Tweed’ is a woven form of tweed and is still made by hand on the loom on the Scottish island of Harris. Only after repeated testing by experts does the fabric receive the special quality mark. Typical for tweed are the different, harmonious colour inlays.

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3. Wool sweater or turtleneck

For the cold days the sweater is a popular classic and a chic alternative to the shirt. Round neck sweaters can be combined with scarves.

turtleneck sweater

4. Deerskin gloves

Why don’t we see them a little more often? It suits very well to every autumn or winter outfit and also goes perfectly with your suit. They are made of matt, particularly soft deerskin.

leather gloves

5. Boots

A few good reasons to get your boots out of the wardrobe:

  • Your feet will stay warm and dry even if it rains or snows
  • They look stylish
  • Fits well into the winter / autumn season
  • The rubber sole is less slippery
  • Comfortable and suitable for longer walks

boots autumn

boots fall

Our collaboration with The British Shop

At The British Shop you can combine very cool outfits on the theme of English fashion, especially during autumn and winter – and all this with a reasonable budget. The selection of jackets, trousers, gloves is like in the land of milk and honey, a dream for every gentleman! All the pieces shown are from the online shop.

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