Double Duty Jackets
Smart options, in a range of styles and prices, to combat the season's erratic weather.
Whether it's for work or for play, a lightweight blazer is a summertime style staple. And for good reason. Like a good diver watch, it's a wardrobe workhorse that allows you to feel cool and comfortable while looking put together. There's an inherent ease to the jacket, which makes for some nice casual pairings that have a sharp, continental swagger—from relaxed chambray shirts to streamlined polos or a featherweight henley. Herewith, a roadmap for how to mix up your blazer looks this summer.
With a relaxed
shirt and tie ...
Linen and wool Telegraph jacket, $248 by Taylor Stitch; Slim-fit chambray shirt, $185 by Polo Ralph Lauren; Cotton linen tie, $69 by Suitsupply; Plaid pocket square, $10 by The Tie Bar; Cotton stretch chinos,
$68 / $50 by Dockers and Leather derbies, $160 by H by Hudson
modern polo ...
With a simple
No matter how many buttons your jacket has, you should never button the last button. Unless, of course, you have a one-button jacket. Then feel free.