Sunny days are here! The temperatures are soaring. Minimal is the way to go. Shorts and tees are what we swear by too. But what about settings and occasions that demand dressing up, even in summers? Well, dress up but do it smart, stylish and most importantly super comfortable. In this post we give you a low-down on how to look formal and up for the job, and yet feel relaxed and comfortable in your office wear. Trust me you do not need to spend hours deciding what to wear. Just follow these simple guidelines and be office-ready this summer.
Give the Chinos a Change
We all know what a nice fitted pair of chinos can do for a man. This versatile type of pants in lighter fabrics is a brilliant option for summer. It can take you from the desk to the date. But, be different from the crowd while doing office- casual this summer. Cuff up the chinos. J Crew’s Muyttjens says, roll the cuffs of the chinos twice or once and then again in the front for a cooler touch. The idea is your ankle should show. Yes! Exposing the mankles is trending this year too. Give the socks a miss and opt for deck shoes. They are classier than flip-flops, yet apt for work. Going sock-free will keep you cooler too.
Suit up in Lighter Shades
Suits are the all-season clothing of formal wear. While they are a blessing in winters, you cannot reject them in summers either. So how do you make suits work as office wear in summers? Picking up suits in lighter fabrics and shades is the key. Beige, tan, light green tailor fitted suits with ankle length pants gets thumbs- up from us all the way. They are hot this summer and will make you look suave and sleek. Team these up with linen and cotton shirts to create a perfect business look.
Not only will these lighter colored suits be a good addition to your business wardrobe, but they can help you to make your summer casuals look more funky and edgy too. Think of it this way. Give the pants a miss and team the jacket up with sailor T-shirts and shorts. Wear it for sunset drinks by the beach with the guys. You could wear it to a date too with a rugged pair of jeans. Your date will be seriously impressed!
As far as the pants, you could always team them up with those spring-summer shirts that boast of a varied palette of colors. The lighter bottoms will allow you to be fun and experiment while still keeping things classy.
Moreover, light color custom suits are a good option for summer weddings too. So our advice would be invest in a stylish suit this summer.