Main image: Mango Man
As the temperature gradually rises, pullovers are rendered unnecessary, and coats inappropriate, it is inevitable for men to think of just wearing their beach garbs even inside their office, while commuting and in school. Apollo’s flaming chariot is hotter than ever and you can’t blame them! However, most men cannot do that. Still you need to look presentable and professional even the heat is killing us.
In our previous article, we have suggested five wearable summer looks to try this season. Unfortunately, we find that there’s a big need for us to update and pick the best on our list especially during these times that the mad ball of fire is being so unfriendly.
Due to that, we have rounded them up and handpicked our top 3 best outfit combos to don during these scorching days. And we tell, you, these looks wont require you to wear layers to look stylisto. See it below and school from our list.
Floral Shirt + Chinos
Main image, Mango Man, Floral button down, Mango Man, Two tone chinos, Mango Man, White canvass sneakers, Bensimon
Who says floral prints are out? Nothing says “Summer” like a floral shirt wading under the sun. This trend is here to stay and really far from waving goodbye. Pair your florals with a subtle colored slim fit chinos to give you that dapper look and to balance the boldness you bring on your top.
This combo wont hurt your machismo especially now that being stylish would -sometimes- require you to wear prints, just don’t overdo it by pairing with another printed pants. Last thing we don’t want to happen is for you to appear like a vase!
source: clockwise-Mango Man clothing, www.lookastic.com, www.toovia.com
Pique Collared Polo shirt + Trousers
Main image, Mango Man, Navy Slim fit chinos, Mango Man, Dry fit collared polo shirt, Uniqlo
Lazy morning and sweating while prepping up for school or work? You may ditch your old school long sleeves and opt for something preppy like pairing your gray or navy trousers with your pique collared polo shirt.
Over the years, men have increasingly grew their liking towards Polo shirts, first popularized by Rene Lacoste out of the need to keep cool, this style piece is breathable, lightweight and versatile.
It will spark up your smart-casual A-game to the top when paired with crisp tailored trousers or chinos, and finishing it off with a pair of white sneakers or your loafers. Just remember, popping collar is deemed unnecessary.
source: clockwise- thefashiontag.com, brioni s/s 2015, burton menswear london 2016, www.thefilodapper.com
Light fabric btton down + Shorts
Main image, Straight Forward Ph: Chambray button down, H&M; tailored shorts, Straight Forward Ph
Gone are the days that you can only pair your button downs- may it be short or long– with trousers. We are now facing the new age, and men has greatly embraced styling with both arms.
Best take away, without losing your nerves in the heat is to pair up your button downs with tailored shorts. Not only it will give you that ivy league spark but it will provide lasting comfort while walking around the metro under the heat.
Just make sure you don’t wear too ill fitting pieces to avoid yourself looking like a hotdog!
source: clockwise- ZARA 2016, Mango Man s/s 16, Scotch & Soda s/s 2016, House of Fraser Howick 2016