#OOTD: How to Layer Up the Right Way for Spring and Summer

What’s missing from your wardrobe? Is it one of the best shirt jackets for men? If you wear your overshirt the right way this (late) spring and (early) summer, it can easily become a casual ensemble that turns into a new go-to look, no matter where you’re headed or what’s on your (late) spring and (early) summer agenda. Of course, it’s not possible without one of the best shirt jackets for men in your rotation, the kind that blends rugged appeal with standout good looks and versatile style.  Naturally, if it gets too hot, ditch the shirt jacket. But for now, go for it. That shirt jacket is, in fact, the Flint and Tinder CPO Shirt Jacket, ladies and gentlemen. It’s got all the grab-and-go versatility that the best men’s shirt jackets have, from the sturdy-yet-lightweight construction to the cool, spring and summer-friendly color from Flint and Tinder. The right shirt jacket wears well with plenty of other laidback seasonal picks, including a slub cotton T-shirt and slim light wash jeans.

This is a look that’s going to pull double-duty at the brewery patio or the sidewalk coffee shop, and especially at that long-awaited reunion with friends and family this season. Toss in handy pockets for your everyday carry essentials, team the look with your new favorite chukka boots, then get ready to enjoy one heck of a fine spring or summer day. As mentioned above, if it gets too hot out, ditch your Flint and Tinder shirt jacket and toss it in your rugged carryall bag. Does that sound too easy? Well, that’s probably a good thing, because it actually is that easy to put together the best #OOTD for spring and summer. Have a great one out there, folks — the full look is below.

The right mix of rugged and casual for expert spring style.

  • The Shirt Jacket: Flint and Tinder CPO Shirt Jacket, $148 — This Flint and Tinder shirt jacket stands apart from the norm thanks to its rugged stretch cotton fabric and light Dust colorway. Wear it accordingly.
  • The Summer Tee: Sunspel Riviera Tee, $90 via UNCRATE — If Sunspel T-shirts are good enough for James Bond, they’re more than suitable for your summer wardrobe. This is one of the best summer T-shirts for men out there.
  • The Summer Pants: Flint and Tinder Summer Jeans, $118 — Your search for the best light wash jeans for summer is over. These Flint and Tinder jeans feature a light wash and a lightweight Japanese denim.
  • The Summer Sneakers: OBRA 240 Canvas Low Wrap Sneakers, $130 — It’s great news that you can get these OBRA sneakers at Huckberry for a terrific price. You’ll wear ’em all summer.
  • The No-Show Socks: Mack Weldon Silver Stealth Socks, $28 — Get a two-pack of Mack Weldon socks, some of the best no-show socks out there, to prolong the life of your new favorite sneakers.
  • The Watch: Braun AW10 Watch, $280 via UNCRATE — Head back to UNCRATE to get one of the coolest men’s watches, featuring a sleek and minimal design for all-day seasonal wearability.
  • The Sunglasses: Sunski Foxtrot Sunglasses, $68 — These durable, stylish sunglasses are, quite simply, some of the most affordable men’s sunglasses for your next #OOTD.
  • The EDC Essential: Mystery Ranch Bindle Bag, $65 — Get from point A to point B with minimal fuss using one of the best everyday bags for men in the form of a rugged carryall for casual style aplenty.

Now, then. Whom among us is geared up for the proper start of summer with the best men’s style essentials and of course, the best way to wear a shirt jacket for the breezy months ahead? The versatile durability and style of the Flint and Tinder CPO Shirt Jacket nearly goes without saying, but it’s got plenty of rugged good looks to go everywhere from the bonfire to the brewery and back. You can even wear it as a blazer stand-in for casual days back at the office or Zoom calls. That makes it one of the best shirt jackets for men, and it only gets better when you consider the other gear you’re pairing with it.

We’re talking one of the best summer T-shirts for men, plus some of the best light wash jeans for summer and when you throw in a pair of OBRA sneakers at Huckberry, the look only gets cooler. Stop by UNCRATE to get one of the coolest men’s watches (and before I forget, accessorize your look with a pair of the best no-show socks). It’s also critical to protect your eyes from the sun in style, so some of the most affordable men’s sunglasses are just the ticket. And last but not least, the look is finished off in functional style with one of the best everyday bags for men. Gear up, get out there and do so in style — I’ll see you there.

 

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