Men's weekend style: Wardrobe staples

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Saturday, 8 July 2017, 3:36PM

By Michiko Hylands for SPY

Weekends are all about relaxing and being comfortable. Update your off-duty wardrobe with these stylish staples. Key pieces such as leather and bomber jackets are must-haves. Go-to shirts and chinos are essential and denim continues to stand the test of time.

DENIM The Trucker jacket in icy $159.90 501 Skinny Hillman jeans $149.90 Long-sleeved Mission tee $79.90 All from Levis If double denim isn't for you, wear these as separates. Team a denim jacket under a jacket or coat for a cool street-style vibe.

THE BLAZER Diego turtle knit top in berry $349 Richard Pryor blazer in plum $599 Wool pochette in pink paisley $55 Camellia lapel in blue $55 Bill Hicks jeans in sapphire $349 Auckland tote bag in clay $499 All from World A velvet blazer adds a luxurious touch. Team with a blue chambray shirt to take this look into the weekend.

THE LEATHER JACKET The People Vs Motor leather jacket $569 Bassike Men's Original Neck T-shirt with tail $109 Ksubi Jeans Chitch Messed Up $245 Garment Project shoes in classic lace $249 Valley Eyewear sunglasses in larynx $229 All from Superette The leather jacket is your classic piece that gives an edge to any look. Biker and bomber jackets are the most popular styles. For a more streamlined effect, opt for a simple racer style or try a tailored leather blazer.

THE SHIRT Oxford slim-fit shirt in college red $119.90 Triple Stripe crew neck T-shirt in oxford blue $59.90 Slim-fit stretch chino pants in stone $99.90 Captain sneakers in white 99.90 All from French Connection A versatile collared shirt is an essential building block of all men's wardrobes. Wear as a stand-alone piece or as an over-shirt. Raspberry looks great on olive- to medium-toned complexions.

THE BOMBER JACKET Finish Line bomber jacket in white cloud $410 Long-sleeved fitted shirt in pink $375 Classic trousers $585 Visor sunglasses $450 All from Zambesi The bomber-style jacket is a versatile piece all men can wear. Monochrome is timeless and can be dressed up all down, depending on the occasion.

THE MAN CARDY Twisted knit cardigan in black melange $179 Long-line tee in grey melange $64.90 Skinny Vintage Grey Jeans $149 Noah Chukka boots in rich tan $229 All from Country Road Don't be afraid of the "man cardie". Wear it with confidence and choose a simple style that isn't overly fussy.

THE CHINO Burgundy Oxford short-sleeve shirt $40 Grey textured chinos, $85 White faux leather sneakers $48 All from Topman The quintessential chinos come in an array of colours. For winter, try this grey textured pair. Swap out the trainers for leather brogues for a dressier approach.

ACCESSORIES BOX

Valley Eyewear Larynx Sunglasses in dark tort brown $229 from Superette Nixon Regent 2 Watch $490 from Barkers Deuce Jake Sneaker in ox blood $169.90 From Merchant 1948 Deadly Ponies Man Morpho Tote in black $795 H & M Plaited belt $25 Deadly Ponies Man woollen duo tone scarf $320

GROOMING BAR

Baxter of California Facial Scrub $30 from Barkers Weleda Men 24h Roll-On Deodorant $15.90 Aesop Body Cleaning Slab $27 from World Tom Ford Mens Extreme Eau de Toilette Fragrance Spray 50ml $239.50 Grown Alchemist Anti-Oxidant + Facial Oil $75 from Superette Redken For Men 2-in-1 Conditioning Shampoo in clean spice $33