10 Rules for Summer Dressing

Wondering how to dress your Summer best? We have 10 quick and easy pointers to keep you looking good all season.

10 Tips for Summer Dressing

1. Life’s A Beach

We don’t believe in too much of a good thing. Just because your swim trunks are meant for the beach doesn’t mean you can’t wear them away from it. Brush off the sand and take them out on the town—wear them like any other pair of shorts.

2. Shorts Are In Season

Shorts aren’t just for the UPS guy. They come in a plethora of styles, cuts and colors. We know this can be a little confusing when looking for the pair that’s right for you. However, you’re in luck because we just so happen to have a helpful guide. You’re welcome.

3. Lose The Long Sleeves

What do you do when you need to look nice, but not too nice? Enter the short-sleeve shirt. It’s the best of both worlds. You have all the structure of a shirt with a little more comfort. It’s the difference between casual and laid-back. All traditional rules of fit still apply. 10 Tips for Summer Dressing

4. Wear Breathable Fabrics

Summer is hot—sweat is not. There’s nothing wrong with sticking to the classics even in the warmer months, but you need to shelf the warmer fabrics and bring out the breathable ones. We’re talking cottons, linens, performance wear, etc. No one likes a pit stain.

5. Tee Like A Pro

T-shirts are probably one of the underappreciated heros of your wardrobe. They come in crewnecks, v-necks, henleys, solids and prints. They can do almost anything and best of all, they go hand-in-hand with Summer. So go on and get your tee (shirt) on.

6.Refresh Your Palette

With temperatures rising, you’ll want to start embracing colors that reflect some of those sunny rays. Incorporating whites, pastels and other light colors will help keep you cool, and let’s be honest, they add a nice pop to any outfit.

7. Keep Your Polo Game Strong

A polo (like a short-sleeve shirt) is an easy way to dress up an otherwise casual look. They can also be worn full “country club,” and that’s why we love them. Their versatility means you can style them any way you want. Except with a tie.

8. Lighten Your Loafers

Remember how we talked about breathable fabrics? It applies to shoes, too. A pair of leather sneakers or dress shoes will turn into an oven in the heat. Opt for a lightweight option made from canvas or another breathable material. Your feet (and friends) will thank you.

9. Show Some Skin

Suns out, guns out, right? Kidding, but if you wear a turtleneck in the sun, you’re going to stick out. Tank tops are completely acceptable in the right context. Maybe not at your friend’s Summer wedding, but eating al fresco at your favorite brunch spot—why not?

10 Tips for Summer Dressing

10. The Summer Blazer

Summer style is notoriously casual (in a good way), but sometimes you need to dress up your look. The easiest way to do that is with a fitted blazer in a breathable fabric like linen. It instantly elevates any look to create something that can go from day to night. Every guy needs one.

From the beach to the backyard, we have all the essentials for any summer activity that comes your way. Ready to level up your summer game? Take your style quiz and ask your style expert for warm weather-ready options in your Fix. Shipping and returns are always free.

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