Alright my friends, how have you been powering through fall? Perhaps you’ve enjoyed yourself an Oktoberfest brew or two, or attended a fine music festival like the Audiotree Music Festival — or, potentially like me, you’ve had the chance to shop for some men’s style essentials. OK, more than some … a lot of fall style essentials, let’s say. Well, we’re back at it with the best of the best when it comes to rugged, exceptionally well-made gear for the season. Case in point: The Flint and Tinder Flannel-Lined Waxed Trucker Jacket, today’s top pick. Enjoy, folks.
Flint and Tinder Flannel-Lined Waxed Trucker Jacket — $220
Outrageously well-made, durable and tough — the latest iteration of the exceptional Flint and Tinder Flannel-Lined Waxed Trucker even features a neat flannel blanke stripe lining.
Billy Reid Dover Sweatshirt — $195
What are you layering under the Flint and Tinder Flannel-Lined Waxed Trucker? Oh, that’s an easy one. The refined-yet-laidback Dover Sweatshirt from Billy Reid works any way you style it.
Reproduction of Found German Military Trainer — $230
Seriously cool sneakers with real-world history and roots — it’s helpful that they’re easily wearable with everything from dark jeans and a blue Oxford to a slim henley and chore pants.
Bespoke Post Good as Gold EDC Kit — $89
All the durable gear you need for outdoor adventures this fall — and nothing you don’t. Talk about an everyday carry essential, right?
Bridge & Burn Russell Shirt Jacket — $198
The type of go-anywhere layer you can wear atop a stylish graphic tee or a chambray shirt. Nicely done, Bridge & Burn.
Portuguese Flannel Tomar Shirt — $123
Every guy needs a stylish flannel shirt in his fall wardrobe — I dig the premium price point and premium construction of the Tomar Shirt from Portuguese Flannel.
Danner Mountain Pass Boots (Huckberry Exclusive) — $380
Beautifully crafted boots that exude a rugged, outdoor-ready vibe. Wear ’em with stylish khaki five-pocket pants, a classic Oxford shirt and a heather grey cardigan for an off-kilter take on Sunday brunch.
Hey, fall is as great a season as any for mixing up a rich, dark liquid-based (ahem, whiskey?) cocktail. The Alchemy Box has everything you need.
EVERGOODS CPL 24 Backpack — $229
A sleek, minimal and yet surprisingly tough backpack can put in tons of work for plenty of fall adventures.
Taylor Stitch Utility Shirt in Navy Jacquard — $148
This organic cotton shirt is simply perfect for layering over everything from a classic white T-shirt to a stylish long-sleeve henley.
Fulton & Roark Better Shave Kit — $44
Hey, not every guy goes full-on beard for the season, right? That’s where this handsome shaving kit comes into play from Fulton & Roark.
Proof Rover Pants — $98
Durable, versatile, well-made and available in some prime fall colors — the Proof Rover Pants work any day of the week.
OK, so — from the excellent Flint and Tinder Flannel-Lined Waxed Trucker Jacket to the exceptional Danner Mountain Pass Boots, did you have a favorite from the above list? It’s always a tough call, right? Right. Feel free to let me know of any favorites over at The Style Guide Facebook page, where the #menswear forum is always open. Thanks for reading!