Most famous for its indulgent outerwear, Italian label Max Mara was founded in 1951 and has since established itself as the go-to brand for neutrally-hued separates in only the most luxurious fabrics.

Staying true to the brand’s heritage, creative director Ian Griffiths makes sure the refined, unfussy appeal is still as coveted as ever. Look to the brand’s most iconic ‘101801’ coat, renewed each season and consistently tops our list.