As the headline would imply, folks, the time has come to shop the best new menswear for spring — if you haven’t been already, that is. That, of course, includes the Proof 72-Hour Merino Polo as shown above. After all, it’s high time you shed some of those extra layers and reached for easygoing pieces that can stand on their own, although we’re all spending much more time at home than out on the road. Rest assured, these picks work in either situation. And in the rest of this roundup of the best spring gear, you’ll find must-haves like the best leather dress shoes and a tough everyday watch. We’re just getting started, though. Check out the latest edition of The List, then let me know what you’ll be buying on Twitter.
Proof 72-Hour Merino Polo — $88
As previously seen on the blog, this stylish merino polo is the perfect spring layer, fit to be rocked on its own in particular — or else worn underneath a stylish suede jacket on a breezy spring day. And the jacket in question …
Todd Snyder Dylan Suede Jacket — $995
Yes indeed, my friends — here’s the stylish suede jacket mentioned above. Ever so slightly dressy, seriously well-made, uniquely crafted to be worn on the weekend or out on a weeknight date — the Todd Snyder Dylan Suede Jacket is simply perfect.
HELM Boots Bradley Brown Leather Dress Shoes — $285
Here are some of the best leather dress shoes we mentioned we’d be covering earlier, and of course, they’re from HELM Boots. For wearing with, say, the Todd Snyder Dylan Suede Jacket, you can find no finer pair. And as always with HELM Boots, you can get $50 off your first pair, plus free shipping, when you click on through.
Buck Mason Slub Twill Officer Pants — $135
What goes perfectly with each of the picks above (including the Todd Snyder Dylan Suede Jacket and your stylish leather dress shoes)? Why, slim twill pants from Buck Mason, crafted with care out of some of the finest fabric around. They’re your new favorite spring pants.
Timex Navi XL Watch — $155
As previously mentioned, a tough everyday watch is a must-have for spring, and it helps when the Timex Navi XL is made with the kind of functionality you need. Subtly stylish yet rugged, this is the perfect vintage-style watch — at an affordable price, too.
Hansen Laust Jacket — $320
Let’s talk once more about an essential everyday spring jacket, shall we? This French workwear jacket from Hansen is actually an update of a classic style, and it’s exceptionally ready to layer with the Proof 72-Hour Merino Polo.
Mott and Bow Slim Kent Oxford Shirt — $79
As always seems to be the case on the blog, Mott and Bow continues to come through with basics that go beyond just some of the best men’s jeans. In this case, we’re talking about a slim Oxford shirt to wear with your favorite pair of faded blue denim this spring (perhaps alongside a French workwear jacket).
Tivoli Audio Music System Home — $749
Let’s break things up from menswear for just a bit, shall we? If you’re a music fan, like me, perhaps you’ve been looking for the perfect home speaker — and one that’s stylish, at that. The Tivoli Audio Music System Home is perfectly ready for to upgrade your home audio experience.
Stutterheim Stockholm Raincoat — $295
Available via Bespoke Post, this fisherman’s coat is the perfect spring jacket — that goes for the city dweller or the outdoor explorer in equal measure, thanks to its mobile cut and classic navy color. Stutterheim can do no wrong when it comes to the best spring outerwear.
Rains Large Travel Backpack — $225
This sleek, durable travel bag is in short supply, so if it catches your eye, be sure to hop on it. It could just be the perfect spring travel bag, what with its versatile design and slick black colorway.
Santa Rosa Tahoma Moccasins — $280
Hey, who said you had to stow away your rugged leather boots, right? In fact, these durable leather moc boots are the perfect hybrid style, and they’re imminently wearable with your new favorite spring pants.
Grayers Arden Linen Shirt — $98
Faherty Brand Cooper Shirt Jacket — $198
Are you sensing a trend here? That of lightweight layers for spring that get the job done? That’s where the Faherty Brand Cooper Shirt Jacket enters the equation, at least. Wear it over your favorite tee or a rugged henley for easygoing spring style.
Cattamara Teton Double Wallet — $195
You’ve got your stylish everyday wallet, and then, you’ve got something even beyond that — the Cattamara Teton Double Wallet, a USA-made leather wallet that adds a serious punch of personality to your everyday carry.
Taylor Stitch Mechanic Shirt — $125
We’ve talked plenty about rugged everyday shirting and the like in today’s post and beyond, so it’s only fitting that we’re featuring the Taylor Stitch Mechanic Shirt. Both a rugged outer layer on breezy days, and a fine shirt to wear on its own, it could be the best shirt to buy this spring.
Olivers Convoy Henley — $108
There will come a time this spring when it’s too breezy to wear just a T-shirt, but not quite cold enough to throw on a heavier jacket — for all those times (and plenty more), wear one of the best men’s henleys. We’re talking, of course, about the Olivers Convoy Henley, part of the new Olivers spring collection and made with excellent, breathable fabric.
We’ve covered a lot of ground, and a lot of gear today — from the perfect home speaker to one of the best men’s henleys, and right on through to the excellent Proof 72-Hour Merino Polo. What’s your take on all this gear, and what’s going onto your shopping list? Let me know on Twitter. Cheers!