British style stalwart Hackett’s credo is that a gentleman should be perfectly dressed for any occasion, be it seducing Sloane Rangers in Soho or safari-ing in the Serengeti.

Hackett’s credo that a gentleman should be perfectly dressed for any occasion

For spring, they’ve reached a nadir of nattiness with their various collections, which we’ll be sharing with you over the next few weeks.

To kick off, we bring you a couple of looks from the British Khaki collection, which draws on Britain’s historical ties to Africa and reimagines colonial attire in modern styles and wearable fabrications.

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As always instilling a bit of classic tailoring into casual garments, Hackett references military looks but keeps things light, cool and functional.

Referencing military looks but keeping things light, cool and functional

The standout piece is this linen and cotton parka (top and above left), perfect for perching on the bonnet of a vintage Land Rover.

Just because you’re stranded in the desert doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be well turned out; you never know when one of those Sloane Rangers might happen along with a spare jerrycan…

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