6 Fall Must-Haves


From sharp plaid to easy pullovers, our top goods for guys. By Christene Barberich & Piera Gelardi

Granted, September's arrival might not spur guys to hit the stores with the same fervor as their female counterparts. Nonetheless, a man can't live on last season's jeans alone. To help you (or your fella) face fall with confidence, we've tallied up our top items to update all the great staples you already own. Lightweight leather jackets, polished cords, and slim-fitted plaid shirts are among our favorite fall fixes—classic pieces that look fresh thanks to more modern cuts and easy-to-layer fabrics. Best of all, any one of these new staples will stretch your old threads well into the new season while fine-tuning your not-trying-too-hard look. And what about those accessories Alert? Be sure to check back in in the coming weeks for our best shoes and bags of the season.

Shawl-Collar Cardigans


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J. Crew Cashmere Cable Cardigan, $128, available at J. Crew.
Nom de Guerre Shawl Collar Marine Cardigan, $530, available for pre-order at Blackbird.
Opening Ceremony Checked Shawl-Collar Cardigan, $280, available at Opening Ceremony.

More options: Dunderdon Stanton Merino Wool Cardigan, $149, available at Dunderdon, Urban Outfitters All-Son Shawl Collar Cardigan, $68, available at Urban Outfitters.

Leather jackets


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Adam Kimmel Leather Bomber Jacket, $2,185, available at Bergdorf Goodman.
Mike & Chris Fairmont Jacket, about $987, available at Lounge SoHo.
Obedient Sons Leather Jacket, about $927, available at Barneys New York.

More options: Dunderdon Jackson Leather Jacket, $499, available at Dunderdon, byCorpus Leather Bomber Jacket, $348, available at Urban Outfitters.

Tailored Plaid Shirts


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Shipley & Halmos Gingham Shirt, $160, available at Parallel, Portland, OR; 503-206-2184.
Adam Kimmel Plaid Pocket-Front Shirt, $435, available at Bergdorf Goodman.
Band of Outsiders Brushed Twill Pocket Shirt, $248, available at Oak

More options: Dunderdon Fellows Plaid Shirt, $109, available at Dunderdon.

Sweater Vests


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Nom de Guerre Regulation Shetland Sweater Vest, $243, available at Blackbird.
Trovata Reversible Sweater Vest, $165, available at Odin.
Acne Jeans Wool Sweater Vest, $175, available at Acne.

More options: Dunderdon Albert Lambswool Sweater Vest, $119, available at Dunderdon.

Military Jackets


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A.P.C. Military-Style Jacket, $270, available at A.P.C..
Band of Outsiders Flannel Double-Breasted Blazer, $1,450, available at Ron Herman.
April 77 Zipped Flight Jacket, for availability, go to www.april77.fr.

Herringbone Blazers


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Fink Four-Pocket Herringbone Blazer, $89, available at Urban Outfitters.
Obedient Sons Herringbone Blazer, about $975, available at Barneys New York.
J. Crew Herringbone Blazer, $328, available at J. Crew.

From sharp plaid to easy pullovers, our top goods for guys.