This time of year, guys tend to fall back on a few safe and reliable basics, but there's no reason getting dressed has to feel like Groundhog Day. These next-generation essentials are anything but standard-issue.
THE UNCOMMON SPRING SUIT
The Upgrade 2. Suit ($1,600) by Etro, 212-317-9096, etro.com. Shirt ($520) by Tom Ford, Tomford.com. Vintage pocket square. Belt ($225) by Barneys New York, Barneysnewyork.com.