Men’s fashion: how to dress for the new season

Looking comfortable - but not too comfortable - is the guidance for men’s dressing this autumn

Defining the overriding theme of menswear for the new season as ‘smart casual’ is about as enlightening as a weather forecast of sunshine and showers – nobody is any the wiser about what to wear. But the collective desire among brands to smarten up and step away from streetwear without reverting back to the formality of traditional suiting was striking across all fashion weeks.

The pandemic has evolved dress codes so rapidly that our fashion ...