"Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months," writes Oscar Wilde. And he's not wrong. With fashion constantly changing, it's no surprise that consumers look to cheap options to prepare for the inevitable wardrobe revamp. But as you age, and your style becomes more mature, you'll wear clothes that stand the test of time. After all, class is timeless. So, with that in mind, these are the wardrobe staples that every man should have, and spending a little extra will ensure you get maximum use out of them.
Chelsea boots are arguably the most versatile skates you can buy. Different price points will represent how much use you can expect to get out of them - and we're happy to splurge on these. Chelsea boots are perfect for both denim and chinos, and hell you can pull them off with a suit as well. They will never go out of style, as Taylor Swift puts it.
It was cool during Grease 40 years ago and it's certainly still cool now. Leather is a durable material and you don't need to be an avid bike rider to invest in a great long-term jacket. Stick to a light-weight option that will be suitable for year-round conditions in Australia.
A staple that's part of every man's wardrobe, find a pair that suits your body shape. If you're on the shorter side when it comes to height, tailored jeans will make your legs look longer. Invest in a good quality pair, they'll go the distance and there will always be an occasion to pull them out, all year round.
The trench coat is a tried and proven piece that you'll see regularly on the runway. But, be careful. Trench coats will tend to suit taller and lankier frames. If you're shorter with a wider frame, it might accentuate your stout legs.
White Button Shirt
No wardrobe is complete without white shirts. Regardless of what you do for a living, there will always be a time where the classic thread will be called upon. Be sure to invest in good quality because poor material won't last.