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, Tom Ford Henley Cotton-Jersey Top, Vivienne 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, Junya Watanabe Floral-Print Woven Shirt, Wales 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 High-Rise Layered Wool Shorts, Commes 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 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, OAMC Stripe-print cotton T-shirt, Gucci 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.
Gucci Anchor-Print Regular-Fit Silk Shirt, Junya Watanabe Turn-Up Cuff Wide-Leg High-Rise Jeans