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Copper tones

Copper has been popular in interiors for awhile now and the fashion world is following it's lead. These coppery Autumn leaf tones with lip-smacking names like caramel, cognac, chestnut and pumpkin are a welcome addition to the grey, black and navy of most men's wardrobes.

These colours work particularly well for those with auburn hair and olive skin, but the lighter shades like camel will look good with a pale complexion and sandy hair.

If your hair is darker and you have pale skin you're best to go for the deeper, rich tones of chestnut, tobacco and bitter chocolate.

And if you're really not sure what would suit you and would like to find out then book me in for a Personal Styling Consultation.


Wear this sweater and boots with mid grey flannel trousers (and tortoiseshell glasses if you wear them) for a smart/casual look that will work in a semi casual office environment or for daytime dates at weekends.

Chestnut coloured Gant Rugger roll neck Merino wool sweater £110

Paul Smith "Jarman" rich brown ankle boots £330

Pumpkin coloured coin purse by Il Bussetto at End Clothing £55

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Both of these pieces would work really well with denim - either wear them together with a denim jacket on top, or split them up and wear the cords with a denim shirt, or the toffee coloured shirt with jeans.

Tobacco coloured slim fit corduroy trousers by Ami at Mr Porter £160

Gant Rugger Oxford shirt in toffee £90

Rust ribbed socks by Folk at The Shop at Bluebird £19

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Here's a few for the Christmas wishlist! I couldn't resist adding their coppery deliciousness into the mix.

Tube copper-plated clock by LEFF Amsterdam at Matches £120

Elliot copper cufflinks by Alice Made This £130

Copper cafetiere by Tom Dixon at The Shop at Bluebird £140


This little trio would be perfect to give a lift to a classic combo of navy trousers and white or pale blue shirt. You could layer the Barbour sweater (shown below) with it on cold days to give a more casual feel.

Camel unstructured boiled wool blazer by Barena at Mr Porter £320

Copper linen and silk blend herringbone scarf by Sunspel £85

Vallance leather briefcase in cognac by Oppermann £275

Copper tones on Sartoria Lab blog - personal shopping styling for men

Sometimes it's nice just to have a change from navy, black and grey coats and this jacket will certainly provide it, and work well with most neutrals in your wardrobe. And you can't go wrong with a pair of tan brogues which will take you from casual to formal occasions.

Chestnut Greenland winter jacket by Fjallraven at End Clothing £239

Copper Netherby crew neck jumper by Barbour at End Clothing £109

Tan Archie leather brogues by Grenson at Matches £220


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