ASK MEN: Best Men’s Summer Fashions to Wear to Work

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Business Casual Men’s Summer Clothes: Top Level

You’ve arrived, you captain of industry. It’s time to dress to command respect from the entire organization, not to mention the rest of the world. Dress like you mean it, but dress like you know you can head out early any day of the week for that corporate golf retreat, weekend on the Vineyard or private spa getaway. These pieces are cool and casual, but never lose sight of the goal.

The Blazer

Go for a gorgeous, Italian style with a deconstructed saturated navy sport coat in a perfect summer fabric blend of wool and cotton. It should be lightweight, so it can move from meeting to meeting without breaking a sweat.
We recommend Isaia Slim-Fit Checked Wool-Blend Blazer, $2,900 at

The Shirt

You’re at the point in life where you should be considering custom-made shirts. But for those moments when you can’t wait a few weeks, go with a custom shirt clothier's ready-made options. You can always go back to them for tailor-made later. This classic blue stretch cotton should keep you cool and dry.
We recommend Proper Cloth Albini End-on-End Shirt, $150 at

The Pants

Some say pleats are back, but you will be best served by featuring a simple, flat-front style in a lightweight cotton twill blend. This style pant should work from the office to the country club and everywhere in between.
We recommend Incotex Four Season Relaxed-Fit Cotton-Blend Chinos, $380 at

The Socks

Pantherella’s classic cotton lisle socks are light as a cloud, providing a lightweight layer for summer, in a wide range of colors. Hey, you’re the boss, go for fuschia or scarlet and dare anybody to ask.
We recommend Pantherella Danvers Socks, $15.95 at

The Shoes

This sophisticated classic tassel loafer is deconstructed to keep it soft and light. The burnished leather adds venerable sophistication, while Bruno Magli’s Sacchetto construction provides a glove-like fit.
We recommend Bruno Magli Iko Leather Tassel Loafer, $450 at

The Watch

Let’s face it, the vintage Rolex collection probably can’t come out every day, but on those days when you need to stay connected, do it with panache with the Apple Watch Hermès. It features a rich Hermès leather band and deployment buckle with Apple Watch’s outstanding tech, including GPS+Cellular, so you won’t even have to have your iPhone on you.
We recommend Apple Watch Hermès, $1,499 at

The Bag

Anson Calder brings old-world craftsmanship to the USA, showing off clean, modern styling, and offering tons of options to customize each bag to fit your personal everyday carry.
We recommend Anson Calder, $1,150 at

There is no getting around sweat in the summer — it's a fact of life, but staying stylish will help avoid awkward conversations about sweat stain because you'll just look so damn good. 

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