Update the classic combination of white shirt and grey trousers by swopping the shirt for a mock-neck, longsleeved top and opting for pants with a slightly fluid silhouette.
Silk top and trousers, from Dunhill. Leather boots, from Givenchy.
HUNG UP ON DETAILS
Luxury is often about subtle surprises. The artsy lines in this ensemble look like deliberate wrinkles – but they are actually formed by setting small folds in the fabric during the production process.
Ermenegildo Zegna XXX wool shirt, nylon trousers and leather sneakers, from Ermenegildo Zegna.
UP TO EARTH
A mix of subtle textures, courtesy of a linen jacket and a cashmere pullover, elevate an earthy palette.
Linen jacket, cashmere pullover and cotton trousers, from Loro Piana.
Spring/Summer’s bright, cheerful hues might not be groundbreaking – but creating an elegant contrast to them with a deep, autumnal brown comes close.
Cotton jacket and trousers, from Hermes.
Comfort is an integral part of style. Luxuriously tactile fabrics these days can run the gamut from traditional cashmere (as in these trousers), to the technical fabric used for this turtleneck top.
Technical fabric top, cashmere flannel trousers and leather shoes, from Bottega Veneta.
Not new but definitely gaining in popularity, the shacket walks the fine line between a shirt and a jacket. It’s definitely a more stylish alternative to the shirt that’s tossed over a tee.
Nylon jacket, jersey top, cotton trousers and technical knit sneakers, from Fendi.
Cargo pants often get a bad rap for being sloppy. Done in a crisp cotton and paired with a structured top, this look is anything but.
Cotton shirt and trousers, from Salvatore Ferragamo.
Bermuda shorts get a fashionable update this season, in a longer length, a billowy silhouette – and a playful candy-pink hue.
Cotton shirt and shorts, from Loewe. Leather sneakers, from Givenchy.
TEXT LYNETTE KOH PHOTOGRAPHY DARREN CHANG STYLING CK KOO ART DIRECTION FAZLIE HASHIM
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