The Look: 8 Must-Have Menswear Pieces for Summer

Think of it as a shopping checklist.


Stock up, boys, | Band of Outsiders; Kevin Tachman; Ted Baker London; Mad Rabbit Kicking Tiger; J.Crew;; Converse; Mr. Porter; Shauna Alterio.

This season, menswear takes a leisurely turn with laid-back looks in sporty shapes, low-key fabrics and moody blues.

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Chinos: Band of Outsiders, $265 at Inspiration: Photo by Kevin Tachman Jacket: Ted Baker, $275 at Briefcase: M.R.K.T. Frank, $149 at Armour, Queen Village. Style Tip: Elevate loungewear with a pair of slim-cut indigo chambray shorts, perfect for lazy summer days. Shorts: Chambray sideline shorts, $69.50 at J.Crew, multiple locations. Watch: Daniel Wellington Dapper St. Mawes watch, $299 at Duke & Winston, Rittenhouse. Tie: Forage Haberdashery tie, $68 at Sneakers: Jack Purcell for Converse woven leather sneakers, $100 at Style Tip: The big, bold floral trend is in full bloom. Men who prefer less flashy patterns can opt for a scaled-down palm print in classic navy. Blazer: Ovadia & Sons unstructured blazer, $795 at