15 Stylish Summer Menswear Essentials
Cool stuff for hot days.
When the temperature rises, having certain summer-ready style essentials like breathable shirts, shorts, pants, shoes, and accessories will make life a little cooler. Below, check out these 15 must-have summer style items to rock this summer.
Mack Weldon Vesper Polo
A timeless polo never goes out of style — especially when it’s made with breathable micro-mesh fabric and has a stay-put collar that never rolls.
Garrett Leight Brooks Sunglasses
Look sharp all summer courtesy of square acetate shades with a defined keyhole shape from the chic California eyewear brand.
J. Crew Essential Crew Neck T-Shirt
There’s nothing basic about a simple crew neck t-shirt. Wear it under a jacket or on its own year-round.
American Trench Ventile Ball Cap
A classic low profile dad cap made from 100% cotton Ventile, the same tough fabric used in the brand’s namesake trench coats. Available in dark navy, royal blue and olive, this American-made cap repels wind and water, but is still breathable on hot summer days.
Greats Royale Blanco
A clean, white sneaker is always a must for summertime outfits, and a smooth leather upper makes these classic kicks from Greats a solid choice.
Outerknown Woolaroo Trunks
These shorts from surf legend Kelly Slater’s brand are naturally breathable, odor resistant, and will keep you cool, thanks to merino wool’s temperature-regulating properties.
Uniqlo Linen Long-Sleeve Shirt
Linen is one of the best fabrics for warmer months, and this linen long-sleeve shirt looks great in and out of the office.
Swatch Big Bold Blue
This simple, beach-ready Swatch packs a colorful pop with 3D blue prints on the dial and strap.
Darn Tough Vertex No Show Ultra-Light Socks
At just 13 grams per sock, these no-show socks keep your feet cool and dry without letting anyone knowing you’re wearing them.
Club Monaco Grant Linen Blazer
Dress up your summer outfit with this polished and lightweight cotton blazer that’s made with breathable Coolmax technology.
Buck Mason Denim Two Pocket Field Shirt
The classic denim jacket gets a lightweight–and lighter-wash– summer makeover.
Bonobos Stretch Washed Chinos
Dressy enough for the office and casual enough for a lazy weekend, these versatile cotton chinos suit every occasion.
Todd Snyder Short Sleeve Camp Collar Button Down
Vintage-inspired stripes in bright colors make this retro-inspired button down an eye-catching favorite.
Vans ComfyCush Slip-On
Keep your feet extra comfy with classic slip-ons upgraded with Vans’ new ComfyCush outsole and moisture wicking lining.
Brooks Brothers Canvas and Leather Belt
This canvas belt has leather detailing on the front, with full leather on the reverse and a polished gun metal buckle.