What A Gent’s Wearing: The Spring/Summer Smart Style

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This combination acts as a slightly more casual summer outfit which suits both professional and social environments as well as proving functional in either warm or cooler temperatures.

Inspired by 50s summer style the main focus is the dark blue v-neck jumper, with a fitted cut it provides a light layer over the plain white shirt whilst keeping the figure trimmed and smart. The white collar gives crisp contrast against the blue and sharpens the whole attire. The light grey trousers keep the focus on the navy jumper whilst at the same time accentuating the dark tan boots. Finally, the outfit is accessorized with a dark brown belt and wayfarer glasses to add a vintage feel for summer.

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The inspiration for this outfit came from an outfit worn by Don Draper in Mad Men with the aim of providing a classic look that can be functional in warm afternoons and cool evenings. Easily put together and comfortable to wear in the office it’s certainly worth investing in. For similar outfit inspiration we’d recommend you check out Bing Crosby or Frank Sinatra and their Summer ensembles.

Jumper – Zara

Shirt – Next

Trousers – Reiss

Belt – Dolce & Gabbana 

Sunglasses – Ray-Ban

Boots – Maverick

As usual if you’ve enjoyed the article then please comment, like and/or share it with your friends/followers. If you’d like to learn more about this outfit or ask about how to incorporate certain elements into your own outfits then feel free to comment below.

By Adam Walker

5 Comments

  1. camerondgoodwin23
    24th May 2014 / 6:20 pm

    Hi! I really like your ideas. I’m Cameron and I’m trying to start my blog and I would really appreciate it if you would follow me back and check out my posts! Thanks! (:

    • 24th May 2014 / 6:54 pm

      Hi Cameron,

      Glad you like the styles, feel free to share with your followers/friends. Love the design of your blog, how long has it been running?

      Adam

      • camerondgoodwin23
        24th May 2014 / 7:59 pm

        Thanks Adam! I just started a few days ago.

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