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Spring is here. Time to upgrade your wardrobe.
This season, we recommend picking up a linen-cotton suit, a weekend bomber jacket, a “new” going out shirt, and grown up shorts.
We’ve put together a list of our favourite items from Frank & Oak.
Things start to get hot and sticky come springtime, so we recommend getting a linen blend suit. Linen is extremely breathable, which basically means that you won’t sweat through your suit.
Tack on a light coloured tie, stylish shades, and a professional briefcase to complete the look.
(A) Laurier Glen Check cotton linen suit jacket, $US185; (B) Laurier Glen Check trousers, $US105; (C) cotton chambray tie, $US36; (D) Illesteva Hundson sunglasses, $US220; (E) genuine Italian leather messenger bag, $US245.
The bomber jacket took men’s fashion by storm last year — and it hasn’t lost its cool yet. For the spring, we recommend checking out a grey option like the one above.
Pair it with some high-top sneakers, sunglasses with coloured lenses, and a navy weekend bag.
For some reason, guys in the mid-2000’s went through a tragic “going out shirt” phase. You know the look: bright stripes shirt, un-tucked, maybe with a tuft of chest hair peaking out.Thankfully, everyone has finally come around.
That being said, we’re all for a new version of a going out shirt — a solid, navy or charcoal button down that works for everything from date night to beers with bros.
As soon as temperatures rise, everyone busts out shorts. But just because your knees are showing, doesn’t mean you have to look young or sloppy.
Pair the shorts with a white button down and knit pullover. Let the buttondown stick out from under the pullover to add a casual feel.
(A) Funnel neck knit pullover in Deep Well, $US55; (B) 7.5″ Travis Oxford shorts in Alloy, $US55; (C) Odessa chambray shirt in off-white, $US45; (D) Perforated leather sneakers in navy, $US145; (E) Super People sunglasses in beige stone, $US150.
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