Our new monarch has been an inspiration for well-dressed men for decades, with new trends and old he has always known what to wear and when to wear it.
He is obviously well versed with Savile row tailors for his suits and his military uniform but he is also excellent at finding hand-crafted investment pieces that he can wear time and time again, such as shirts from Turnball & Asser, coats from Barbour and Knitwear from Johnstons of Elgin.
He is also a bit of a trendsetter, bringing styles back from the brink and giving them new leases of life. For example, the safari jacket which became mainstream in his wardrobe between 1970 and the 1990s, we have spoken about this incredible piece before – Have a read here.
The men’s trench coat is a great example of making a traditional piece classic and timeless, if he can wear it year in and year out it becomes a staple for all of us.
He is very good at finding a piece that he can mix and match hundreds of outfits to and use time and time again, this is something we should all be trying to do much more of.
Although this is a hard time for the country with the passing of the queen we are greatly looking forward to seeing much more of Charles’s styles and he will definitely be a focus for our own wardrobe inspiration.