It is officially summer now and the Covid-19 restrictions have been eased. Now you have all the more reason to spend time outdoors. Some might be making plans for backyard barbeques, road trips, beach outing while other may be planning vacations. All this is linked to one particular thing that is the wardrobe. Do you have all the essentials needed for your summer plans? I’m not talking about the air tickets or barbeque grill but the right clothing to keep you cool and comfortable during the sunny days.
If not? You are at the right place! In this article, we will discuss the essential summer clothing that should be a must in your closet whatever your plans are, and ways to style them. Read on to find out more.
Tropical or Hawaiian shirts are pretty popular in summers. They give you a breezy laid back look but there are certain things to remember when buying one. As easily as they are available in the market, there is a big chance you can overdo it when styling. Choose light colors with subtle patterns to compliment the hot weather.
Camp collars are very much in trend this year. Pick a camp collar tropical shirt and rock the summer look. If you are opting for a classic collar, you can also style it with a plain t-shirt inside over linen trousers or chino shorts.
Effortlessly stylish and the go-to option for men in the summers is the linen shirt. The fabric is absorbent, quick-drying, and durable which makes it a top choice among other shirts. Also, the crumpled look and texture give it a character. To keep it cool, shoot for pastels and neutral colors like light blue, off-white, beige, peach, or mint green.
You can style them with cotton trousers, denim, or chino shorts. Add accessories like a bead bracelet or a leather necklace and top it off with a trilby hat.
No matter what you have planned for summer, chino shorts should definitely be included in your plans. If you haven’t got chino shorts, this is exactly the time when you need to invest in a few colors. They go well practically with every summer outfit you are styling.
Chinos give your body a sleek silhouette because of their stretchable fabric that is ideal for summers. If you’re going for a BBQ night out, pair the chinos with a summery shirt or t-shirt and add a few accessories. When it’s a daytime garden party, pull over a linen or cotton blazer and pair it with a linen shirt and viola. You are sure going make the heads turn.
Athleisure is a combination of casual and athletic wear. They are ideal for workouts and other athletic activities that you plan on indulging in this summer. Pick a few options of athleisure shorts this summer season and take them with you on vacations.
Athleisure shorts would look great when styled for beach outfits with a tank top or lightweight t-shirt. They are also great for hiking and trekking as they are made of moisture-wicking fabric to keep you dry and comfortable during these strenuous tasks. Pair them with work t-shirts and you are good to go.
A lightweight cotton or linen blazer should a staple in your closet for the summers. You cannot always go casual if it’s summer, you might be invited to a corporate meal, a wedding, or any other occasion. And you do not want to dread the last minute on what to wear which is why we suggest you invest in a few cotton and linen blazers.
Style them with a plain button-down shirt with cotton trousers or even with neutral-tone chino shorts to stand out in the crowd. Material like cotton and linen will keep you cool and breezy even in the scorching heat.
One shoe that goes with all the casual and business smart looks for summers is the espadrilles. They are made of cotton or canvas and are lightweight, breathable, and comfortable as well. Wear it at weddings, garden parties; with shorts or pants, you’ll never go out of outfit options to pair with espadrilles.
A trilby hat is made from tweed or straw and not only gives protection from the sun in summers but also adds an edge to your outfit and style. It aims to achieve the casual as well as the smart casual look. It is a fashion piece that makes a statement.
When going smart casual, pair it with a polo shirt, trousers, and loafers. When aiming to get the casual easy to go look, pair it with a tropical shirt or a t-shirt and shorts.
That’s about it, folks! Not elongating the list anymore as these items are more than enough to create multiple outfits for your summer outings, be it day or night. Layer these essentials with the staples in your closet like t-shirts, tank tops, and jeans. Mix and match colors, accessorize, and bit and rock the summer look.