Optimal Outerwear

Menswear style maven — and Montreal native — Marcus Troy shows amps up the style factor in the season’s latest outerwear

Tastemaker, photographer and digital powerhouse Marcus Troy is the man behind The Marcus Troy Experience. Troy always looks dapper, whether he’s rocking denim or an elegant suit at New York Fashion Week. And we’re not the only ones that think his style is noteworthy. Earlier this year The New York Times listed Troy as one of the top-five in the next wave of menswear bloggers. It’s easy to see why brands like Nike, Levi’s and Bentley have been itching to collaborate with him. With his natural charm and signature smile, we figured Troy was the best man to sport the latest outerwear styles that have just landed at Saks Fifth Avenue. Winter, we know you’re coming, so bring it on! Mixed Media: Yigal Azrouel coat,…

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Tastemaker, photographer and digital powerhouse Marcus Troy is the man behind The Marcus Troy Experience. Troy always looks dapper, whether he’s rocking denim or an elegant suit at New York Fashion Week. And we’re not the only ones that think his style is noteworthy. Earlier this year The New York Times listed Troy as one of the top-five in the next wave of menswear bloggers. It’s easy to see why brands like Nike, Levi’s and Bentley have been itching to collaborate with him. With his natural charm and signature smile, we figured Troy was the best man to sport the latest outerwear styles that have just landed at Saks Fifth Avenue. Winter, we know you’re coming, so bring it on!

Mixed Media: Yigal Azrouel coat, Theory blazer, Rag & Bone shirt and tie, Wings+Horns pants, Gant by Michael Bastian hat, Tod’s weekender and Hunter boots.

Getting Down: Canada Goose coat, Opening Ceremony shirt, McQ Alexander McQueen sweater, PRPS jeans, Burberry hat, BOSS Black gloves and Sorel boots.

It’s not easy being Tweed: Burberry London coat, Burberry Prorsum sweater, Kenzo shirt, BOSS Black scarf, Makins hat and Saks Fifth Avenue Men’s Collection gloves.

Striped Down: Bark coat, Creep by Hiroshi Awai shirt, Diesel jeans, Mr. KIM by Eugenia Kim hat, Saks Fifth Avenue Men’s Collection gloves and Swims boots.

Photographed by KSW, styled by Kate Lassar.

 

MORE:

The Saks Winter Guide: 5 be-all, end-all, wear-all ways to heat up the season.

Guys: What are your winter must-haves? Tell us in the comments or Tweet @Saks!


Haute & Cold

Style & Pepper’s Jessie Artigue keeps it feminine and fun when cozying up for the cold NYC winter!

I used to cringe at the thought of putting on a pea coat, and puffer jackets once seemed far from pretty.  Having spent most of my life in the sunny, arid climes of both Scottsdale and San Diego, my love affair with outerwear didn’t begin until December of 2007, after a move to the Midwest and one of the worst winters Kansas City, Missouri has ever seen.  The need to bulk up my winter wardrobe came as quickly as the first ice storm, and I was faced with the devastating option of either freezing my bum off on the way to the shops, or trying to stick out the season wearing my ski jacket (chic enough for the slopes, style-blasphemy on the street). Five years…

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I used to cringe at the thought of putting on a pea coat, and puffer jackets once seemed far from pretty.  Having spent most of my life in the sunny, arid climes of both Scottsdale and San Diego, my love affair with outerwear didn’t begin until December of 2007, after a move to the Midwest and one of the worst winters Kansas City, Missouri has ever seen.  The need to bulk up my winter wardrobe came as quickly as the first ice storm, and I was faced with the devastating option of either freezing my bum off on the way to the shops, or trying to stick out the season wearing my ski jacket (chic enough for the slopes, style-blasphemy on the street).

Five years later, and I’ll be the first to admit my unapologetic obsession with cold-weather-wear, and the fact that I firmly believe a brisk wind can be used as the perfect accessory (hello, “nature’s wind machine”).  I now live for these crisp fall mornings when it finally seems like adding a layer (and eventually two or three) seems not only prudent, but a great opportunity to bring some much-needed interest to our quickly fading summer trends.

Seems like it’s about time to start exploring our options for the upcoming season, so I decided to pop into Saks to check out their always on-point selection. Naturally, we snapped a few fun photos for you in the process.  Whether you’re adding an anorak to your already-impressive collection, or in need of a new knit-cap for your first winter in NYC (go with Rag & Bone + Moncler, respectively)… Saks has my heart when it comes to a seriously stylish selection, and now this desert-girl is even more ready to be bundled up with the best of ‘em.

—Jessie Artigue, Style & Pepper

Apres ski: Moncler black puffer jacket, $975; Proenza Schouler dress, $2,450.

Calling Ali McGraw fans! Cole Haan camel wool coat $795; Vera Wang chiffon dress $895 Chloe orange wool sweater, $1,030; Vince fox fur gilet, $1,675; Chloe black booties $850, Saks Fifth Avenue Collection rex rabbit fur earmuffs, $70 and and Rag & Bone gloves $275.

Tally Ho! Canada Goose Coat, $650; Rag & Bone jeans, $286; Philip Lim turtleneck,$450; Rag & Bone Men’s Scarf,$255; Rag & Bone fedora, $175 and Philip Lim shoes, $525.

Photographed by KSW, Styled by Sunita Kumar, Makeup by Ylenia Mazzei for Dior at Saks Fifth Avenue.

 

MORE:

The Saks Winter Guide: 5 be-all, end-all, wear-all ways to heat up the season.

What are your winter must-haves? Tell us in the comments or Tweet @Saks!

 

 


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