3 SUMMER GO-TO OUTFIT THIS 2016Main 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 seasonUnfortunately, 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

3 SUMMER GO-TO OUTFIT THIS 2016Main 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

PIQUE POLO AND CHINOSMain 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.

3 SUMMER GO-TO OUTFIT THIS 2016source: clockwise- thefashiontag.com, brioni s/s 2015, burton menswear london 2016, www.thefilodapper.com

Light fabric btton down + Shorts

3 SUMMER GO-TO OUTFIT THIS 2016Main 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!

3 SUMMER GO-TO OUTFIT THIS 2016source: clockwise- ZARA 2016, Mango Man s/s 16, Scotch & Soda s/s 2016, House of Fraser Howick 2016

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Ed Lorenzo is a PR and Marketing practitionaer who loves fashion, photography and traveling. Follow him on instagram and twitter @edryanlorenzo to get to know more of his sojourn.