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We can all agree that summer is O-VER. You might leave home less, but when you do, the looks land even harder 💪 All those hibernating jumpers and jackets can come back into play, plus, you can finally layer up! Here are eight menswear essentials to restock your transitional arsenal.
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If you want style and practicality, a leather jacket is the perf ⚖️ A rugged protector against wind and 🌧️ that literally never goes out of style. The classic black number with silver zips is the OG, but feel free to switch up your approach to autumn fashion with brown, burgundy or any other shade you warm to.
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Farewell shorts and chinos 👋 Welcome back old reliable 👊 Whether skinny, loose or somewhere in-between, some dream denim will see you through. The colours, washes and fits of jeans may vary, but as the temperature drops, one thing’s for sure, they're back at the top of our rotation's go-to list 🥇The key fit for this season is baggy, and the most desired are the ones with the worker details – drop 'carpenter' into the search bar and see for yourself 🔍
Model wearing beige hybrid boots | ASOS Style Feed


If you've spent the summer in trainers, now's the time to start looking at lace-up boots. Boots may be the most practical choice, but that doesn't mean you need to skimp on style. Opt for a chunky sole like the ones above for extra seasonal points. Oh, and if you're a fan of labels, you can't go wrong with anything by Dr. Martens, Timberland or The North Face

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I know we’re wrapping up a bit warmer 🧣 but layers have to start somewhere. Whatever you choose to wear during briskier days, a plain tee underneath can’t miss 🎯 Whether black, white or any other tone, it serves as an ever-cool foundation for the rest of your 'fit. A great place to start for ALL the colours and ALL the fits, are the T-shirt selection repped by ASOS DESIGN and Topman, trust. 
Model wearing black wide-leg wool trousers | ASOS Style Feed


For literally any plan this season, a hoodie is a must 🫡 Kicking your way through leaves in the park? Hoodie. Grabbing a bite with your pals? Hoodie. Chilling on the sofa when the weather turns? Hoodie. And all the while in total comfort. It effortlessly hits with any casual trousers, and you can layer one up with almost any kind of jacket. The definition of an 'all-rounder'. 
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Joggers have earned their place as a certified autumn essential 🙌 The levels of comfort and versatility can only be matched by the hoodie. The softness gives you both comfort AND mobility. It's not just sporty styles like the ones above doing the rounds these days either – there are plenty of smarter styles to choose from, meaning that comfort isn't just restricted to days in the gym or on the sofa. Stock up this season and be ready for any eventuality. 
Model wearing a pink merino-wool crew-neck sweater | ASOS Style Feed


Cardigans have made this list for two reasons. Firstly, they look vintage AF and add a kind of sophisticated retro edge to any look, and secondly, they're perfect for taking on and off when the weather doesn't know what it's doing. Also, have you thought about wearing one with a shirt and trousers to a winter wedding? The 'fit pics after will thank you 📸 Otherwise, team one with another retro icon – the denim jacket – as a mid-layer on top of a tee when the temps drop a bit. 

Model wearing a white roll-neck jumper

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Talking of knitwear and autumn/winter tailoring, another top-tier choice is a roll-neck jumper. The perfect alternative to a shirt under a blazer, or just a really good date-night look paired with wide-leg trousers. Oh, and that roll-neck bit is basically a built-in scarf so, like, winter can come at us! 💪