Hard graft is trending for winter 2014, especially manual labour. Lou Dalton’s farmhand muse wore bleached denim, cuffed trousers and corduroy jackets. The show invite to Sibling’s ode to the working man had a 60s image of miners and their pit ponies, while the collection featured patched-up denim. Topman Design models marched in donkey jackets through a rainstorm to the gritty voice of poet John Cooper Clark. For your wardrobe this means functional clothes in hard-wearing fabrics. There’s luxury in the detail of these traditional clothes, but the overall look is utilitarian.