JUST BECAUSE the sun is sizzling doesn’t mean your style has to suffer. Heat-fighting tech has gone to the next level and brought forth a whole new class of clothes redefining what it means to look cool. Andrew Koji, Bullet Train’s up-and-coming action star, proves it.
UPGRADE A CLASSIC
Meet your new summertime uniform. Banana Republic’s performance pants look like chinos, but they’re water-repellent and breathable, with built-in stretch. Wear them with Goodlife’s slim, lighter-than-air Henley. This outfit looks good anywhere: the office, al fresco dates, overwater bungalows (one can dream), or wherever else summer takes you.
Old-school camp shirts were billowy button-ups made for post-retirement lounging. Fair Harbor’s Casablanca top fixes all that. Its cut is slim, like a summer dress shirt, yet lightweight for hot poolside days. Its UPF 30 fabric helps fight sunburn.
Cross-country summer travel calls for comfortable clothes that still look polished. Enter Buck Mason’s cotton polo, which feels broken-in like your favorite sweats, while its suede finish keeps it looking sharp. Pair it with Everlane’s moisture-wicking travel chinos to move you from the tarmac to the resort without losing a second of relaxation.
Todd Snyder’s Tipped tank is perfect for gun-show weather, thanks to its slim but not clingy fit, so you can wear it at the park or the beach. Match it with these Lands’ End shorts, which feature UPF 50 sun protection and a little stretch for swimming and running.
STRETCH IT OUT
A polo-and-pants combo is the ultimate summer-Friday look. Polo Ralph Lauren upgrades it with an extra-stretch, breathable fabric that feels like a second skin, so you can go straight from the office to a cookout wrinkle- and sweat-free.
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