EVEN AS THE MERCURY HEADS NORTH, STAY COOLIN THE SEASON’S SUMMERY STYLES.
All-white looks might be trending on the runways, but if that’s a little too stark for you, break it up with a top in a rich solid hue.
Wool jacket, cotton top, cotton trousers and leather sneakers, from Salvatore Ferragamo.
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Earthy tones can easily fade into the background – add punch to a tan linen suit with separates in vibrant hues.
Linen jacket, cotton shirt, linen trousers, leather belt and leather shoes, from Bottega Veneta. Oliver Peoples metal spectacles, from Eye Couture.
Detail oriented What separates one summery suit from another? In this case, it’s contrasting seams that add a playful touch.
Stretch-cotton suit and crepecotton pullover, from Hermes. Burberry tortoiseshell spectacles, from Spectacle Hut.
Here’s an easy way to look like you tried, even when you’re feeling lazy: Keep it monochromatic and accessorise with different shades of the same colour.
Cotton jacket, cotton shirt, cotton trousers and leather belt-bag, from Bottega Veneta.
Khaki shorts are a staple in many guys’ wardrobes. Differentiate yours by pairing them with blush separates.
Linen jacket, linen shirt and cotton bermuda shorts, from Dunhill. Leather sneakers, from Tod’s. Socks, stylist’s own.
In full bloom
You can wear floral prints from head to toe, without looking like you just fell into a flower bed. Just add a slightly somber note with a darker hue (such as the deep blue of these bermuda shorts).
Cotton jacket, cotton polo tee and cotton bermuda shorts, from Etro. Giorgio Armani metal sunglasses, from Sunglass Hut.
Its salmon colour is not the only quality that makes this summer suit a standout. We also like dressy details such as the trouser pleats.
Cotton suit and cotton T-shirt, from Boss. Prada metal sunglasses, from Spectacle Hut.