The old adage "dress it up or dress it down" is usually reserved for women's wardrobes, but there's no reason men can't apply the same principle to what they wear.
Toga Archives x H&M blazer, $199. Part of H&M's new capsule wardrobe with the Tokyo-based independent label, loved for its experimental take on the classics. Available from this Thursday. hm.com/en_au
Hooligan snap cap, $59.95. A classic style of headwear that sways between casual and dressy, depending on the fabric. au.brixton.com
Signature woven stripe shirt, $180. A striped shirt should be part of every man's wardrobe, given its ability to switch from day to night so effortlessly. venroy.com.au
Olbu backpack, $275. Uniting denim and leather gives this bag a relaxed vibe, with a side of sophistication. au.elkthelabel.com
Angus shawl cardigan, $199. Don't be fooled by what your kids might tell you, cardis are cool! Team it with either jeans or pants, depending on the occasion. saba.com.au
Evolution short sleeve polo, $89. Smart enough to wear with pants, but thanks to the sleeve length, still fairly relaxed. lululemon.com.au
adidas Originals sunglasses, $275. A classic square shape, reinterpreted with a modern design. marcolin.com/en/brand/adidas-originals
Vigour Lava bracelet, $495. This special piece of jewellery features lava beads, a gold plated sterling silver rondel and an Australian South Sea Pearl. Wear it with anything and everything. kailisjewellery.com.au
Cooper cords, $179.99. The ultimate comfy yet dressy pants for men that can be worn to work and on the weekend. sportscraft.com.au
Terry contrast stripe trainers, $139.95. No doubt about it, we live in different times. Yes, you can wear runners with your suit, providing they kick the style stakes. dunelondon.com.au
Texturising cream, $14. Your hairstyle can also be modified to suit your ensemble. Look for a product that allows you to create numerous styles with no residue. johnnys-chopshop.com
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