Watch – The Regent Steel 1609 ad 4047, Coat – Wool Check Overcoat, Corneliani, Bag – Large Seabag in Nubuck, £1800, Connolly, Scarf – Cashmere Scarf, £295, Drake’s, Shirt – Poplin Shirt, £195, Anderson & Sheppard © Photographer: Yu Fujiwara / Styling: Chris Chasseaud

Sure you could spend your time trawling through vintage boutiques in the hope that you’ll find that perfect piece of sartorial memorabilia – or you could just opt for a modern equivalent. Not only are they generally easier to get hold of (not to mention with fewer loose threads) choose right and you might already be wearing the vintage of the future.

Corneliani Herringbone Wool Overcoat With Belt, £1,340

Corneliani Herringbone Wool Overcoat With Belt

It will get cooler, and it’s worth looking now to invest in your new season outerwear. This Corneliani overcoat has a classic demeanour for a buttoned-up formal look while having the flexibility to be worn casual and slouchy; www.corneliani.com

Crockett & Jones Grantham II Loafer, £415

Crockett & Jones Grantham II Loafer

The Grantham II loafer from Crockett & Jones is a fine shoe that will only get better with age. The Charles Dance of loafers; www.crockettandjones.com

Chester Barrie Heavy Flannel Prince of Wales Check Suit, £1,250

Chester Barrie Heavy Flannel Prince of Wales Check Suit

A double breasted suit is the epitome of a classic tailored look – even more so when it’s in a Prince of Wales check in a heavy flannel by Fox Brothers. This suit features wide peak lapels to offer a classic silhouette creating good balance across the chest, while cut in a flattering manner the Duke of Windsor would be proud of; www.chesterbarrie.co.uk

Thom Sweeney Long-point Collar Shirt, £235

Thom Sweeney Long-point Collar Shirt

The age of the extreme cutaway collar is nearly over, thank god. A new dawn of long-point collars is being heralded in, steering clear of 70s flamboyancy for something a little cooler; www.matchesfashion.com

Beau Brummell Pocket Watch
Watch – Beau Brummell Pocket Watch, Dressing Gown – Unlined Cashmere Dressing Gown, £2500, New & Lingwood, Trousers – Light Construction trousers, £260, Corneliani, Glasses – Miltzen frames, £245, Moscot, Suit – Grey Mohair Tonik Suit, £1500, Chester Barrie, Shirt – Long Point poplin shirt, £195, Anderson & Sheppard, Tie – Woven Wool & Silk Tie, £135, Drake’s Pocket Square – Paisley Print Silk Pocket Square, £70, Drake’s

New & Lingwood Cashmere Dressing Gown, £2,500

New and Lingwood Navy & Blue Unlined Cashmere Dressing Gown

Walking around your house in a cashmere gown has to be done. This wonderful offering from New & Lingwood brings Hollywood elegance into your own home. Bonus point if you’re puffing on a pipe; www.newandlingwood.com

Leica M10 Black £5,850 Body Only Summicron M 35mm Lens, £2,200

Leica M10 Black Camera

If you want a bit of extra swagger it’s not all about the clothes. Leica are justifiably regarded as one of the best camera brands in the world; get their signature M10 in your hands and you’ll see why; en.leica-camera.com

John Smedley Dorset Long Sleeved Merino Wool Polo Shirt, £170

John Smedley Dorset Long Sleeved Merino Wool Polo Shirt

The classic polo shirt doesn’t need an introduction. Look no further than John Smedley’s timeless Dorset, IMHO among the finest knitwear in the world; www.johnsmedley.com

Kirk Originals Grant Sunglasses Made in England, £425

Kirk Originals Grant Sunglasses Made in England

Presumably named after the most famous Hollywood Grant, there is a nod toward Cary’s wit, style and charm. Made in England and every bit a modern a classic; kirkoriginals.com

Chester Barrie Grey Mohair Tonik Suit
Suit – Grey Mohair Tonik Suit, £1500, Chester Barrie, Shirt – Long Point poplin shirt, £195, Anderson & Sheppard, Tie – Woven Wool & Silk Tie, £135, Drake’s, Pocket Square – Paisley Print Silk Pocket Square, £70, Drake’s

Gucci Branded Sweater, £770

Gucci Print Sweatshirt

Branded clothing is back in vogue. Resurrecting more recent vintage styles found in the 1990’s, its an easy way of stamping your brand allegiances. This sweater from Gucci looks like it came directly from their archive; www.gucci.com

Dunhill Duke Leather Tote, £1,795

Dunhill Duke Leather Tote

This elegant yet robust tote from Dunhill is a classy modern classic with a 70’s heritage feel. With ample space for your laptop and other worldly possessions, there’ll be enough space for a pint of milk en route home after work; www.dunhill.com

Mackintosh Singlebreasted Reversible Mac, £1,145

Mackintosh Singlebreasted Reversible Mac

We all need a good mac in the wardrobe and you can do far worse than the original namesake brand. This reimagined Mackintosh is a reversible wool version of their classic single-breasted coat featuring a bold tartan design. It’s as ideal for the unpredictable Autumn weather as it is standing out from the crowd; mackintosh.com