With the elements still playing havoc in the mid-season change over, it is important that we do not neglect the need for optimum warmth – in favour of meshed jersey. Hence the reason why this weeks issue of The Rail utilises the capacity of an ultra light jacket as its main point of call. Teamed with a sturdy pair of boots, thick denim and the lighter (but equally pleasing) crew neck – this ensemble reflects not only the erratic nature of the corresponding climate, but also the need to be one step ahead.

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Gentleman: Rain-Coat en Cotton, £341, by SANDRO

Ape: Chino Work Jacket, £155, by J.CREW

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Gentleman: Hatfield in Charcoal, £140, by JOHN SMEDLEY

Ape: The Cashmere Crew, £78, by EVERLANE

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Gentleman: Acne Studios Max Raw Slim-Fit Stretch-Denim Jeans, £150, at MR PORTER

Ape: Men EZY Jeans, £35, by UNIQLO

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Gentleman: Gibson Boot, £316, by R.M. WILLIAMS

Ape: Classic Round Toe Boots 8196, £229, by RED WING