Yay! Father’s Day is Sunday! I wrote about my love for my mom on Mother’s Day, but I have equal love for my dad. He is this tough German character who is a big love once you crack his tough exterior. My husband always jokes that one day he will get my dad to cry sentimental tears. Of course there are exceptions to his lack of sensitivity, but these moments are usually reserved for the national German soccer team (last time I saw him cry—when Germany beat Argentina during the World Cup).
In celebration of Father’s Day, I thought it time I do another men’s fashion post. After all, style is not gender specific.
So, here are a few summer essentials for every man’s wardrobe:
The Summer Sweater. I know, the last thing anyone wants to think about when it is summer is the need of a sweater. But, there are those cooler days and of course the evenings. I like this option because A) It has a sort of nautical feel to it (very summer) and B) it is linen a quintessential summer fabric. In fact, I like it so much that I bought it for my husband!
The Summer Suit. Whether cotton or linen it is time to purchase a suit that breathes better than wool. After all you want to be comfortable when looking this chic. I am particularly fond of this light grey option, but for a more casual look the modern khaki suit can be a fun wardrobe addition.
Color. Really it is that simple. Just as ladies are mixing in bright eye-catching dresses, so should the men. A bold button down is a great way to go and pairs with anything. Like the suit it is key to purchase breathable materials (cause be honest- how nasty is a pit stain?!). Color is fresh and exciting, something any summer wardrobe should exude.
The Summer Shoe. I love a good boat shoe (can you tell I have a passion for all things nautical?!). But I don’t think even our dad’s need to be wearing the versions of yesteryear. Instead, the more relaxed version is perfect for a casual summer day (or night!). Plus man cannot live solely in flip flops and sneakers.
A Happy (early) Father’s Day to all the dad’s out there!!! What are some of your favorite men’s summer fashion elements?
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