Editorial // Top Menswear Style Upgrades for Summer 2017

Gucci Anchor-Print Regular-Fit Silk Shirt

When it comes to style, the phrase ‘summer’s coming’ often makes us gents far more apprehensive than the threat of winter. So before you panic-buy a pair of Bermuda shorts, overheat on your commute or try (and fail) to start a barbecue, read these latest style tips on how to upgrade every aspect of your summer.

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The Bomber’s Back // We probably don’t have to tell you how essential a bomber jacket is for summer, but you do need to know why this season is the most exciting yet for this style. The key development? Prints.

Maison Margiela Jungle-Print Silk And Cotton-Blend Bomber Jacket

Maison Margiela Jungle-Print Silk And Cotton-Blend Bomber JacketTom Ford Henley Cotton-Jersey TopVivienne Westwood Regular-Fit Cotton Trousers

Daring with Denim // This summer, it’s not just about pulling on lighter weight jeans, but revealing in denim’s recent turn to the extravagant.

Christopher Shannon Fringed Denim Jacket

Christopher Shannon Fringed Denim JacketJunya Watanabe Floral-Print Woven ShirtWales Bonner Reed Cropped Virgin Wool Culottes

Return of the Mac // A characterful summer mac like this one by Comme des Garçons is a trusty wardrobe staple wherever you call home. Lightweight but ready for those unexpected downpours, the transparent back panel gives a fresh twist on summer layering.

Commes des Garçons PVC Print-Back Wool Coat

Commes des Garçons PVC Print-Back Wool CoatCommes des Garçons High-Rise Layered Wool ShortsCommes des Garçons Paint Leather Chukka Boots

Suited for summer // Whether it’s for day-to-day or a special event, wearing a suit can get trickier as the mercury rises – no one wants to feel constrained or over-formal when the sun’s finally out to play.

Alexander McQueen Double-Breasted Mohair and Silk-Blend Jacket

Alexander McQueen Double-Breasted Mohair and Silk-Blend JacketAlexander McQueen Regular-Fit Mohair and Silk Blend Trousers, Damir Doma Exposed-Seams Cotton-Jersey T-Shirt

A Shorts Muse // This season designers are proving us wrong with statement styles that play with proportion, prints and unexpected finishes.

Damir Doma Belt Loop Regular-Fit Cotton Shorts

, Damir Doma Belt Loop Regular-Fit Cotton ShortsOAMC Stripe-print cotton T-shirtGucci Pursuit Trek Leather Slider Sandals

Off the cuff // The short-sleeved shirt often gets a bad rep, but it’s time to reclaim this handy warm-weather staple from the dodgy door-to-door salesmen. This year, the short-sleeved shirt has really come into its own with a flurry of amazing prints and bold strokes of color.

Junya Watanabe Turn-Up Cuff Wide-Leg High-Rise Jeans

Gucci Anchor-Print Regular-Fit Silk Shirt, Junya Watanabe Turn-Up Cuff Wide-Leg High-Rise Jeans