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Buying Guide: Unstructured Blazers

The best look of summer is the unstructured blazer. We have our six favorites.

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Style Pick: Ledbury Sport Coats and Blazers

Ledbury has been making some truly great shirts at reasonable prices the last few years. Recently they launched their first foray into men’s suiting with their new sports coats and blazers. Ranging from $595 to $675, they come in a number of different Italian milled wools. Most importantly, the cuts look to pick up on…

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Keep warm, look cool

Victorinox Leiden Insulated Blazer

Packing light in the colder months often comes down to a tradeoff of outerwear. Do you pack the bulky coat for warmth, the blazer for appearances, or in the worst case, both? Victorinox’s new Leiden Insulated Blazer takes the uncertainty out of the equation. It’s close enough to the cut of a standard blazer to…

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Style Pick: Cantarelli Quilted Down Jacket

There’s new jacket style trickling into the men’s fashion circuit that combines the traditional outdoor look of puffy down with the tailored cut of a blazer. For the most part, only high-end brands like Moncler have started to introduce the concept for astronomical price points. Italian brand Cantarelli definitely falls into the same category, but…

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Style Pick: D.S. Dundee Blue Island Tweed Jacket

The D.S. Dundee blue island tweed jacket is an inspired alternative to the standard navy or earth tone tweed blazers you’re sure to see bobbing around this year’s stretch of holiday shindigs. Made from 100% wool, the fit is highly tailored and should match your proper jacket size right off the rack. Other notable details…

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Style Pick: Barena x Monocle Travel Jacket

An excellent collaboration from one of our favorite men’s print publications and world renowned Italian clothier Barena. The jacket’s unstructured tailoring, patch pockets and button closure on the collar make it ideal for travel — whether your final destination happens to be the cobblestone streets of Florence or not. $524 | Barenavenezia.com

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Anchor Your Winter Style

Sunny Sports Anchor Jacket

Sunny Sports is a West Coast-inspired Japanese clothing brand focused on producing timeless pieces designed to look good today and for years to come. Like many Japanese brands, they also value production quality above all else and subsequently produce their entire line in either the US or Japan. The Anchor Jacket ($300) embodies both of…

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A Worthy Fall Mainstay

Life After Denim Military Blazer

Urban Daddy brand manager and Kempt writer Randy Goldberg alerted us to this great looking fall basic. Available in heathered brown and black colorways, the Life After Denim’s Military Blazer ($138) is surprisingly affordable given its distinct styling. The additional buttons also make it slightly more capable of keeping you warm as the season progresses…

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Trail Blazing

Burberry Removable Collar Two Button Sportcoat

Every man should own a quality grey blazer for the winter season and we’ve recently been on the hunt to find a few we like. This Burberry Two Button Sportcoat ($595) first grabbed our attention off the rack thanks to its more casual cut, darker herringbone gray coloring, and black elbow patches. Discovering it has…

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Bolstered Blazer

Hlaska Surly Navigator Blazer

A perpetual conundrum facing stylish men is the ability to look good without seeming dressed-up. While there are many techniques to walking this fine line, owning fashionable and purposeful outerwear that looks great without appearing like you just came from the office can help tremendously. Hlaska’s Surly Navigator blazer/jacket ($375) is a great example that…