You’d be forgiven for thinking high-end fashion shows aren’t particularly relevant to what you wear to work or on a sticky Saturday night out on the town.

However, as this week’s menswear fashion orgy London Collections: Men proves, there are plenty of simple, real-life lessons to learn from top designers about how to look good for the year ahead. 

Here are five things we’ve learnt from just a few of the 130+ designers to showcase their skills at LC:M.