The List: Get Ready for the Rest of Summer with the Best Men’s Style Essentials

The perfect swim trunks for summer, via Huckberry and Flint and Tinder.

What better way to kick off this new list of the best summer style essentials than with the above must-have — a pair of classic boardshorts from the likes of Flint and Tinder? There’s no questioning the durability and casual appeal of these stylish swim trunks, and I think you’ll find that’s true with the rest of today’s gear picks, too. The Fourth of July is coming up (more on that next week!), so it behooves you to start getting ready — with stylish swim shorts, no less. Shop away, my friends.

Flint and Tinder Vintage Boardshorts — $78

One of two colorways in which you can snag these perfect boardshorts.

We already mentioned above how essential it is to have a functional, stylish pair of swim trunks in your arsenal this summer as you head to the beach or pool. And that, dear reader, is where the Flint and Tinder Vintage Boardshorts come into play. Simply perfect.

Armor-Lux Double Jagger Stripe Shirt — $97.98

A classic long-sleeve shirt for any occasion this season.

Whether you prefer the beach or the boardwalk, the back patio or a rooftop bar, this stylish long-sleeve shirt is all about retro style (just note the name!) and dependable good looks. A perfect vintage shirt for breezy summer nights (and the Fourth of July coming up soon!).

New Balance 997 Sport Sneakers — $104.98

The classic sneakers you won’t want to take off.

Want to really harness retro style inspiration this summer? Throw on a pair of throwback sneakers from New Balance, then pair them up with a classic white tee and slim dark denim. Speaking of …

Mott and Bow Slim Staple Denim — $128

Slim. dark, essential Mott and Bow denim.

For all the casual style essentials you need this summer (see above and below), you also need a classic pair of dark blue denim to wear to the office … and then to happy hour. These Mott and Bow jeans are the answer, folks.

Deus Ex Machina Sandbar Garment-Dyed Shorts — $98 

Absolutely essential summer shorts, there’s no way around it.

Looking for the perfect summer shorts? The kind of easygoing, casual, effortlessly cool pair of shorts you can wear with anything (including a stylish long-sleeve shirt)? You’ve found them right here. Wear these all summer.

Momentum Watches Steelix Nylon Watch — $69.98 

The rugged watch you’ll be wearing all season long.

Some of the best men’s casual watches are also the most dependable — and the most affordable. To wear with the aforementioned pair of the perfect summer shorts, grab this classic nylon strap watch from Momentum Watches for under $70.

Taylor Stitch Short-Sleeve California Shirt in Burgundy Hemp — $98

A sustainably made short-sleeve summer shirt from Taylor Stitch? Perfect.

Hemp shirts seem to be all the rage these days — it’s a stylish and sustainable fabric that results in, at least in this case, the best men’s short-sleeve shirt for summer. Easily.

Bespoke Post Switchback Box — $45 (When Signing up for Bespoke Post)

The most rugged outdoor gear you can find for your next camping trip.

Get all the stylish outdoor gear you need with the remarkable Bespoke Post Switchback Box, from a stainless steel knife to a folding shovel and a dependable compass. Handy additions to your everyday carry, truly.

Wellen Hemp Tee — $36

A vibrant summer T-shirt to upgrade any look.

Again, hemp T-shirts and the like really are all the rage — witness the Wellen Hemp Tee, one of the best men’s T-shirts you can buy right this instant. Wear it with an indigo denim jacket and slim tan chinos to complete the summer style trifecta.

Humblemaker Coffee Kit — $24.98 (When On-Sale) 

A great cup of coffee is now within reach, all thanks to Humblemaker.

If it’s the best cup of coffee that you seek, especially one that you can put on ice on a hot summer’s day, well, start with the Humblemaker Coffee Kit for a heck of a deal.

Bradley Mountain Rambler Water-Resistant Weekender Bag — $198.98

Get geared up to hit the road this summer with this tough weekender bag.

Now, we’ve featured Bradley Mountain on the blog here before, so you know the brand as stylish and dependable when it comes to summer travel gear — this water-resistant weekender bag is no different.

Mott and Bow Driggs Classic Crew — $32

The light-as-air summer tee to wear all season long.

Another round of men’s style essentials, another must-have from Mott and Bow — potentially the perfect summer T-shirt, in a light fabrication and slim fit. Ideal to pair with a classic pair of dark blue denim from the same brand, right?

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So, out of all the summer gear picks we highlighted above, which one stood out the most to you? For my money’s worth, I’d go with a classic nylon strap watch from Momentum Watches for a heck of a deal — this is the kind of watch you can wear all summer. Let me know your thoughts on the rest of these picks via Twitter — thanks for reading!


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