If there’s one thing I know to be true, it’s that the search for summer style essentials is never finished — even as the calendar works its way through June, you still need one of the best summer jackets for those chilly nights specifically. And in terms of the best summer jackets for men, you assuredly know there’s one place to go: Todd Snyder. The lauded NYC menswear designer — master of cool runway shows, retro style inspiration and some of the most rugged, classic men’s style around — has done it once again with the Todd Snyder Italian Herringbone CPO Jacket. Consider this cotton-linen jacket an even cooler take on the denim jacket, made with an Italian fabric blend for classic summer style and comfort — and we’re just getting started, folks. You very well might know the iconic designer (formerly honored as GQ’s Best New Menswear Designer) from his ongoing Todd Snyder x Champion partnership, or perhaps this is the first good look you’re getting at menswear essentials like this rugged summer jacket — either way, welcome aboard.
Crucially, your new favorite summer jacket has plenty going for it. For one, the French Blue color shown at the top of the page is refreshing and seasonally friendly. And as to the specs: Made from that high-quality cotton-linen blend we mentioned earlier, this jacket is as premium as it gets. It’s garment-dyed for a great fit and classic style right out of the box — the Todd Snyder Italian Herringbone CPO Jacket would look especially great layered atop your favorite white tee and some slim light wash denim, for starters. Throw it on for breezy summer nights around the bonfire, or wear it with your favorite henley … just because you feel like it. That’s the thing with one of the best jackets for summer — it’s so versatile and well-made as to enhance just about anything in your wardrobe (particularly in the Olive color shown above — wear it with white jeans and rugged leather chukka boots). Details like shank buttons finish off this stylish men’s jacket in a durable and instantly iconic fashion, too. Seriously, when it comes to Todd Snyder, would you expect anything less? Do yourself a favor and pick up the best jacket for summer ASAP.