The jacket is one of the most important pieces in a man's wardrobe. If cut and styled well, this versatile piece of outerwear is suitable for both formal and leisure activities. In clothing, single breasted refers to a coat, jacket or similar garment having one column of buttons and a narrow overlap of fabric.
Single-breasted suit jackets typically have two or three buttons and a notch lapel. The length of a coat is extremely important for the overall balance of your jacket. It should be long enough to cover your buttocks and should end where your thumb meets your forefinger.
I present you a selection of Moss Bros' single breasted jackets which are tailored for the trendy gent, have one column of buttons and a narrow overlap of fabric. Perfectly pair with casual trousers such as chinos or jeans for a smart casual look.
Tailored Fit Green Multi Check Jacket
Channel a hint of country gent with this green check jacket from Moss 1851. Beautiful, precise tailoring results in a contemporary outline that's designed to complement your physique. The jacket's bold multi-check pattern makes a sophisticated statement, while its 100% wool construction ensures it's a lightweight option that's still warm enough if the temperature drops.
Double vents offer total wearability and add to this jacket's easy-going nature. Capable of taking you from a weekend lunch date to a night on the town, it's easily matched with a pair of chinos or jeans.
Tailored Fit Grey with Navy Windowpane Jacket
Grab the headlines by reaching for this grey Moss 1851 jacket with navy windowpane detailing. Ready to flex your sartorial muscles? This attention-grabbing, single-breasted jacket will do all the hard work for you. It's fully lined, features side vents and two-button fastening, and comes complete with a pull-out pocket square that'll let you pep up your look in an instant.
This is a great standout piece for smart-casual events. Consider pairing with a simple white shirt and your favourite denims, plus a pair of tan brogues to finish off. A premium brown leather belt is the right choice here.
Slim Fit Silver Micro Weave Jersey Jacket
Let this Moss London jersey jacket weave its magic on your next big night out. Strike the perfect balance between smart and casual with the help of this micro weave jersey jacket. Exceptionally comfortable but also tailored to give your relaxed look a sophisticated edge.
This single-breasted version comes half lined, features a notch lapel and straight pockets, and has a single vent at the back. Use a subtly patterned, extra slim fit shirt to complement the jacket's stylish micro weave design. Turn to a white pocket square with a simple presidential fold to kick your look up a notch.
Slim Fit Navy Shadow Check Jacket
Find your street style for chilly days. This wool blend jacket is warm without being bulky thanks to the modern slim fit. It features a subtle blue check design which looks equally smart with a shirt or a snug roll neck jumper.
The narrow lapel features a metal pin, providing the final flourish. For the ultimate smart-casual ensemble, pair this jacket with the matching waistcoat, a crisp shirt and relaxed fit black jeans.
Slim Fit Charcoal Windowpane Jacket
Checks mark the spot with this stylish Moss London jacket. It’s crafted in a luxurious wool blend, with a large windowpane check adding depth and texture. Fully lined in a vibrant polka dot design, it also features a matching pull-out pocket square.
Its slim-fitting, single-breasted design is youthful yet echoes classic tailoring, with detailing under the collar and slim notch lapels exemplifying the attention to detail. It’s ideal for layering with a button-down shirt, a chunky knit and jeans on cold-weather walks, and can be dressed-up by pairing it with the matching waistcoat.
Tailored Fit Stone Linen Suit
Rock your smart casual style with this striking stone jacket. Light, luxe and 100% linen, this contemporary jacket from our Moss 1851 range nails the smart casual aesthetic with ease. The fabric is durable and flattering and the refined style lines, notch lapel and modern stone colouring speak of a bespoke craftsmanship and contemporary sophistication.
The perfect choice when you want to look relaxed yet stylish. Wear with matching waistcoat and trousers for an impactful three-piece with a laid back edge.
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