The List: Get Ready for Early Spring with My Favorite New Men’s Style Picks

Looking into spring with one of the most functional overshirts on the market.

If it doesn’t feel quite like early spring is in the air in your neck of the woods, that’s perfectly alright (NYC weather can be quite up-and-down, too). But that doesn’t mean it’s not prudent to think about the early spring style essentials you’ll be wearing when the weather takes a turn for the better (whether expected or sudden). The focus in today’s edition of The List is, as always, on the best men’s gear — the kind of gear that can go anywhere (I.E. The Flint and Tinder Chamois Overshirt as shown above) while providing hours of versatility, durability and style. With that being said, let’s dive right in.

Flint and Tinder Chamois Overshirt — $138

The right kind of transitional layer you need for early spring.

There’s comes a time in every stylish guy’s life when it’s not quite warm enough to wear only a henley out of the house, yet it’s not chilly enough to wear your toughest winter jacket — so, kind of like the weather you find in early spring. For all those times, you need one of the most versatile overshirts on the market, the Flint and Tinder Chamois Overshirt.

Proof Elements Jacket — $148

Durable, tailored and ready to layer – that’s the Proof Elements Jacket.

The folks at Proof Performance deliver some of the best men’s gear across the board, including this durable lightweight jacket that could just be the best men’s jacket for spring — that’s all owing to the dependable ThermoTech fabric and tailored fit.

Mott and Bow Preston Shirt — $105

A classic cotton shirt in a reliable fit from Mott and Bow.

Every guy needs a versatile casual shirt in his wardrobe for spring, and the Mott and Bow Preston Shirt, made from garment-dyed cotton in a cool array of colors, is one of the best men’s shirts for spring. Wear it with your favorite denim from the brand.

Wellen Standard Chinos — $88

Slim chinos to wear with anything and everything this spring.

Wellen, an in-house brand at Huckberry, is the newest sustainable brand you need to shop (and wear) right now, and the best men’s chinos shown here are just the latest entry into the brand’s rotation of must-buy gear.

Faherty Brand Freeport Sweatshorts — $98

Laidback sweatshorts to wear for many a spring weekend.

If it’s already warmer than usual in your neck of the woods, best turn toward the new Faherty Brand Spring Collection, featuring plenty of easygoing basics — like the stylish Faherty Brand Freeport Sweatshorts, some of the best casual shorts to wear all spring and summer.

Timex x Todd Snyder Welton Watch — $158

A classic leather watch from one of America’s foremost menswear designers.

Leave it to the ongoing Timex + Todd Snyder partnership to churn out one of the best men’s leather watches your author has seen in some time — it’s one of my favorite watches, and this spring, it could become one of yours, too.

Astorflex Patnoflex — $175

Sleek, stylish leather slip-ons that look great with your favorite chinos.

If you want some of the best leather slip-ons to wear to that spring wedding or a seasonal getaway, you want the sleek, sustainably made Astorflex Patnoflex.

Huckberry x Men’s Health Proof Rover Pants — $98

Rugged five-pocket pants from Huckberry x Men’s Health.

Exclusive to the well-curated Huckberry x Men’s Health Collection, this unique take on the durable Proof Rover Pants has the staying power to be a new spring and summer go-to. Think: Slim five-pocket pants you can wear to the office or happy hour with ease, and then out on a spring adventure.

Olivina Men Deodorant — $8

Try out one of the best men’s deodorants now.

Finding the right deodorant — especially an aluminum-free deodorant at the right price — can be a taxing test of trial and error. Luckily, Olivina Men Deodorant — in clean scents like Black Oak, simply delivers.

Lisboa Porto Shirt — $118

A dependably rugged flannel shirt to wear when it’s cold this spring.

Just as with the Flint and Tinder Chamois Overshirt, spring (especially early spring) can be the right time to break out a classic flannel shirt if it ends up being unexpectedly chilly. The Lisboa Porto Shirt, made with supremely high-quality fabric in a tailored fit, is one of the best transitional shirts for spring.

Party Patch Hangover Defense — Starting at $19.79 (Four-Pack)

An essential when imbibing on St. Patrick’s Day (or any other special occasion!).

Hey, St. Patrick’s Day is on the way, so to avoid that dreaded next-day hangover for the holiday (or any weekend, for that matter), slap on a Party Patch as you imbibe, featuring vitamins like B5 and B6 that absorb through skin to negate the impact of one too many IPAs.
Duke Cannon Supply Drop — $50

A full-on grooming upgrade, also available in subscription box form.

There’s no time like the present to shop the best men’s grooming essentials, including the jam-packed Duke Cannon Supply Drop, featuring all the best men’s grooming gear to upgrade your daily routine (like solid cologne, the brand’s excellent soap, and the right amount of standout face wash).
Proof 72-Hour Merino Tee — $72

A stylish, functional T-shirt to wear all spring and summer.

What’s the perfect T-shirt for spring, the right tee to pair with your Proof Rover Pants? That would be the equally durable, dependable Proof 72-Hour Merino Tee, (named for its long-lasting qualities). It’s one of the best men’s T-shirts for spring (and assuredly a tee you know if you’ve read the blog before).
Billykirk x Flint and Tinder No. 155 Flap Card Case — $75

A tough leather card case that’ll only get better with age.

The Billykirk x Flint and Tinder collaboration has absolutely produced some standout leather goods these past few months, including this rugged leather card case —  one of the few American-made wallets you can find at this price point.
Alright, so what are you looking forward to most about dressing for spring? Are you moreso focused on amping up your accessories with a rugged leather card case, or perhaps some of the best men’s grooming gear? Maybe you’re more focused on the bigger-ticket items, like the dependable Flint and Tinder Chamois Overshirt or one of the the best men’s jacket for spring? Let me know your thoughts on Twitter, and let’s get to work this spring.

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