ShirtsOne Fall Shirt and Jacket Combo You Should Try Right Now
Every day of every month at GQ, we start your morning on Instagram with visual advice on What to Wear Today. But we want to go deeper. Give you the nuts and bolts of how to get the look into your wardrobe. Today we're introducing you to your next go-to fall shirt and jacket combination.
One thing we love about fall: layering. But layering's not just about piling up everything in your wardrobe. It's also an influx of textured fabrics like corduroy, wool, suede, and flannel. For the man who's not quite a style expert those textures can be difficult to mix and match—especially after a long summer where your go-to outfit was just a tee and jeans.
The best way we've found to experiment with texture is to keep colors and silhouettes on the traditional track. Follow cool guy Adam Driver's lead above in a navy wool take on the classic trucker jacket and an updated (read: smaller collar and slimmer fit) plaid flannel shirt. Think of it as the grown up version of your favorite jean jacket and grunge era flannel—same stylish appeal but now appropriate for the office. Another bonus of a trucker jacket that's not made from denim, you can wear it with jeans on days you'd rather not go full Canadian tuxedo. Here are three combinations suitable for this very minute: