Consider this something of a secret weapon for warm weather dressing. A lightweight military-inspired shirt will add an air of cool casualness to your dress pants and proper shoes. It also has the power to make a simple pair of jeans or some shorts and a T-shirt look more ruggedly stylish and put-together.
Cut from lightweight but durable fabrics, and often featuring generous chest pockets, they're one part shirt, one part jacket and make an ideal summer layering piece. Pull one over a plain undershirt, a printed tee or even a relaxed tank top and just let it hang open. It's a super casual move but it gives an otherwise understated look a punch of surplus style.
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Layering tip: Pull one over a plain undershirt or printed tee and just let it hang open.