Battle the elements in style with these five practical outfits, fit for rain or shine
When the mercury plummets, sartorial standards often follow suit. But as this cold-weather style guide proves, function and fashion need not be mutually exclusive. It is possible to stay warm and still look smart, and the canny dresser who can maintain his appearance without compromising on practicality will stand out all the more.
We all know those people who tramp to and from the office in Wellington boots when it’s slushy underfoot. Practical, of course. Stylish? Not so much. So we asked expert cobbler Ms Maud O’Keeffe to produce some office-appropriate Goodyear-welted shoes made from waterproof leather with rubber soles. Et voila! As for the coat, wearing a full-length down-filled parka with tailoring is very Milanese.