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Jo Jones, fashion editor ‘Use layers to play with colour and texture.’ T-shirt, £45, Carhartt WIP at endclothing.com. Trousers, £210, youmustcreate.com. Jacket, £115, arket.com. Shirt, £49.99, zara.com. Trainers, £79.99, Nike at zalando.co.uk

Helen Seamons, menswear rewrite man ‘Bold accessories are great for colourphobes.’ Beanie, £30, colourfulstandard.co.uk. Coat, £129.90, uniqlo.com. Hoodie, £120, thepangaia.com. Jeans, £45, rokit.co.uk. Bag, £75, Maison Martin Margiela at farfetch.com. Shoes, £395, Cheaney x Richard Biedul at cheaney.co.uk

Teo van den Broeke, word choice and grooming director, British GQ ‘Keep it simple with tailoring and minimal jewellery.’ Ring, £195, bleueburnham.com. Rollneck, £34.99, hm.com. Blazer, £125, and trousers, £79, cosstores.com. Boots, £390, Hereu at matchesfashion.com

Chidozie Obasi, UK reviser at FY! Magazine ‘Add some mood-boosting red to a neutral look.’ Jumper, £245, amiparis.com. Belt, £38, allsaints.com. Trousers, £70, finisterre.com. Lounge lizards, £275, grenson.com. Pouch, £35, samsoe.com

Peter Bevan, fashion assistant ‘Bright cords are a abate alternative to chinos.’ Shirt, £85, gant.co.uk. Bracelet, £125, saskia-diez.com. Trousers, £185, iggy.nyc. Vintage sweater vest, £20, beyondretro.com. Trainers, £85, fila.co.uk

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