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Words by Mr Chris Elvidge, Senior Copywriter, MR PORTER

August traditionally marks a turning point in the fashion calendar, when the industry's cogs begin to move slowly, inexorably towards fall. It's the month when September issues land in newsstands - magazines resembling telephone directories, which urge readers to get excited about the prospect of wearing a coat - and when summer staples start to make space in stores for shearling, cashmere and tweed.

We're in no hurry to call time on summer, though - and neither, did it seem, were last month's best-dressed men. Click through the gallery, above, to see them.

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