Style Pick of the Week: Buck Mason Storm Stopper CPO Jacket – The Most Rugged Fall Jacket to Wear Now

There are folks who say “‘Tis the season” as it relates to the holidays, and then there are those, like myself, who say it in reference to the best fall menswear, and the chance to finally, properly layer up. That time is upon is now, which is why the Buck Mason Desert Khaki Storm Stopper CPO Jacket belongs in your rotation of the best fall style essentials right now. It’s but one seriously cool, rugged and dependable offering on-hand at the moment in the always-well-stocked Buck Mason New Arrivals section. The brand, which draws heavily from all-American workwear, delivers when it comes to hard-wearing gear of all sorts, from soft-yet-strong T-shirts to waxed jackets, Oxford shirting and plenty more. The Buck Mason Desert Khaki Storm Stopper CPO is a breed all its own though, built with all the hard-wearing design you’d expect from a brand that’s built its reputation on delivering when you need it the most (like on blustery fall days and weekend mornings). If you know Buck Mason, founded more than a decade ago, you know exactly what the means. The fabrication delivers, the design is versatile enough to go just about anywhere, and the pricing is often more than worth it for what you’re getting.

In this case, that means the Buck Mason Desert Khaki Storm Stopper CPO Jacket is made from a cotton-twill blend that’s also been treated with a Durable Water-Resistant finish, then filled with PrimaLoft for added warmth. Those specs are only the beginning though, as it were.

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Helpfully, the Buck Mason Desert Khaki Storm Stopper CPO Jacket is fit for work or play, with the potential to layer up nicely over a Buck Mason thermal shirt or henley. You can then wear that combination out and about for all manner of pursuits, be it fall weekend yard work or a laidback porch coffee-sipping session. Front-button chest pockets offer up a bit of space for Buck Mason accessories as needed, and the Desert Khaki color wears nicely with faded Buck Mason denim or even navy chinos.

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Buck Mason’s CPO Jacket is the best move now

And hey, if you work in a more casual office, you can wear the Buck Mason Desert Khaki Storm Stopper CPO Jacket atop a white Oxford shirt with navy chinos as a casual and cool blazer replacement. It’s cut with enough room to layer over a denim shirt, so it wears more like a proper jacket for fall road trips. And because it’s got the potential to be worn casually or a bit more dressed-up, the Buck Mason Desert Khaki Storm Stopper CPO Jacket is going to prove more than worth the price tag ($195 at Buck Mason). Does that sound like it checks all the right boxes as far as the best fall menswear is concerned? I’d say it does, but give it a shot and let me know for yourself on Twitter or in the comments below.

The List: Start Shopping for Early Fall Right Now with the Best Buck Mason Menswear

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When it’s time to stock up on the best menswear for early fall, I think I know where you should go. Perhaps you know, too. I’m talking, of course, about Buck Mason, long a favorite of the blog and a reliable standby for the best fall style essentials on the market. They also do a standout job delivering transitional style staples, from a rugged twill shirt to an indigo henley, but it’s during “shoulder season” (the time of year when you need an extra layer on your shoulders, naturally) that they really excel. These are all-American style staples done right, consistently. Here are some of my Buck Mason must-haves this week. Happy shopping!

The Best Menswear to Shop Right Now at Buck Mason

Buck Mason Bruiser Leather Moto Jacket — $495

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It’s time to break out your rugged leather jacket once again, the kind of jacket you can wear with ease atop a Buck Mason henley or an Oxford shirt in equal measure. Invest in the best and get ready to rock this fall.

Buck Mason Dry Waxed Canvas Deck Jacket — $285

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Buck Mason has a knack for making some of the best men’s jackets on the market for any season, especially the colder climes of fall. This rugged canvas deck jacket is lined for warmth and made with a heavyweight dry-waxed canvas for added durability.

Buck Mason Vintage Thermal Surplus Tee — $65

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For layering up under, say, a rugged canvas deck jacket, get this vintage-inspired thermal shirt for added warmth and comfort. The fit and design is also stylish enough for this long-sleeve tee to stand alone, sans layers, for a weekend coffee run.

Buck Mason Interloop Sweatpants — $85

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Let’s go a little bit casual and cool for a second, shall we? These old-school sweatpants are supremely comfortable, nicely tailored and even sharp enough to wear out of the house on a weekend road trip, I’d say.

Buck Mason Perfect Oxford One-Pocket Shirt — $75

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If it’s one of the best men’s Oxford shirts you seek, you could do far worse than this expertly crafted number from Buck Mason. The custom washed cotton and rich array of colors are both winners in my book. Wear this on plenty of laidback fall weekends.

Buck Mason Ford Standard Jeans — $145

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Classic, crisp, well-made denim is the name of the game with Buck Mason jeans, and it’s a concept that makes a ton of sense. Made from long-lasting Japanese denim, these jeans will only get better with age the more you wear them this fall.

Buck Mason Rib Cotton Cashmere Seafarer Crew — $145

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It’s remarkable how well Buck Mason nails the perfect balance between rugged, classic and modern. The cotton-cashmere blend and classic crewneck sweater design aren’t all that different from some Hemingway-approved style staples in years past. That makes it the best sweater you can buy for fall right now.

Buck Mason Rib Cotton Cashmere Seafarer Beanie — $80

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Top things off with another expertly executed piece from Buck Mason, one of the coolest men’s hats for winter (and a surefire buy right now, before cold weather hits in earnest).

To say there’s something for everyone at Buck Mason is a massive understatement. This classic brand has you covered across the board with everything from the ideal outfit topper (one of the coolest men’s hats for winter) to the best sweater you can buy for fall, not to mention more laidback style staples like old-school sweatpants. What’s not to love, right? If you do pick up any gear from Buck Mason, be sure to let me know on Twitter. Enjoy the start of fall, folks!

The Friday Read: Buck Mason Sweaters, New York Fashion Week & New Laphroaig Whisky

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Folks, welcome once more to The Friday Read, where I give you the proper tools to head into your weekend in style. Considering that we’re rolling into early fall, at least on the calendar, I’d recommend you do yourself a favor in this shortened version of my weekly recap and pick up one of the best men’s sweaters from Buck Mason. Kind of like the vintage Buck Mason sweater seen above, yes? I’ll be adding that one to my wish list as we roll into the fall season in earnest.

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On another note, it was a short but very busy week in New York City, one that rolls on right now: It’s New York Fashion Week once again. After a year-plus of virtual shows, it’s been thrilling and fun to safely get back out there and see everything from emerging designers at New York Men’s Day to the inspiring gala put on by Runway of Dreams last night. As it were, I have plans to attend more shows yet today, so stay tuned to my Instagram for more NYFW highlights. In the meantime, here are a few brief highlights from this week in the world of menswear and writing by yours truly. Cheers!

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  • The headline mentions Laphroaig whisky above, so that’s where this entry comes into play. More to the point: I had the chance to review the latest Laphroaig whisky launch following a summer road trip upstate to experience outstanding Scotch and outstanding community, and you’d do well to add some to your bar cart via my latest dispatch for Maxim.
  • Let’s keep it a bit more casual in today’s shortened NYFW dispatch. Head on over to The Manual to get my guide to the best, coziest and most stylish sweat shorts to wear to work from home and lounge around in comfort this weekend. It’s really that simple!
  • Here’s one more recommendation before I let you go for the weekend: The latest and greatest from Faherty Brand is absolutely worth your time. It’s a rugged shirt jacket that’s perfect for layering, so be sure to check out my guide on the best shirt jacket of the moment, and be sure to shop accordingly.

Folks, that’ll do it for today’s Friday Read in the midst of a jam-packed New York Fashion Week. Stay safe, stay stylish and thanks for reading!

The Tuesday Steal: This Buck Mason Indigo Henley is the Perfect Layer for Summer & Fall

It seems like just yesterday, devoted readers of The Style Guide, that we were talking about how Buck Mason makes some of the best men’s jeans for summer (and the best summer menswear in general). All that being said, summer is sticking around for just a bit longer — however, it’s never too early to get ready for fall. I’ve been saying that on the blog for the past few days, be it recommending you pick up Todd Snyder’s early fall collection or, in the case of today’s post, hop on the Buck Mason Last Chance Section. Fear not, because there’s gear aplenty up for grabs, including the Buck Mason Medium Wash Indigo Henley. It’s the sort of rugged henley you need in your rotation for late summer into early fall, and we’ll call that the tip of the menswear iceberg. What makes this indigo henley a Tuesday Steal and an ideal addition to your late-summer wardrobe? Well, you can snag the Buck Mason Medium Wash Indigo Henley for $60 right now, a nice, limited-time find to be worn with Buck Mason denim or chinos this season (and beyond — more on that in a second).

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A henley, after all, is a rugged style staple that looks great on every guy, and that’s doubly true of Buck Mason henleys. It comes down to the slightly longer four-button placket, which gives this henley a slightly dressier, more versatile look and feel — it can be worn on its own as easily as it can be layered underneath, say, a deep blue indigo trucker jacket for ideal transitional fall style. The world really is your oyster with a henley as well-made as the Buck Mason Medium Wash Indigo Henley

SHOP: The Buck Mason Medium Wash Indigo Henley

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This isn’t a run-of-the-mill henley, and it starts with the use of midweight cotton. That’s a step up from the breezy pima cotton found in other Buck Mason henleys, and again, that makes it ideal to wear on its own or layered up beneath a chambray shirt or a denim workshirt. You can even rock the Buck Mason Medium Wash Indigo Henley sans jacket during the day, then layer up a bomber jacket during cooler early fall nights. And because it’s finished off with a form-flattering curved hem and retro-style cuffs at the biceps (similar to other old-school henley undershirts), it’s plenty stylish enough to be worn solo with tan chinos or work pants.

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The indigo dye process is also rigorous, featuring a process that dips each shirt 15 times (at least). The result is a highly unique shirt that’s going to fade and age the more you wear it, kind of like a pair of selvedge jeans. That touch alone makes the Buck Mason Medium Wash Indigo Henley a downright steal (a Tuesday Steal, if you will) and that means it’s one to add to your cart ASAP for late summer and early fall.

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Layer to your heart’s content this fall

The Friday Read: Mott and Bow Men’s Jeans, Buck Mason Trail Shorts & the Best New Overshirt

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There’s no time to waste on a summer Friday, so thanks for joining us for today’s Friday Read. I’ve certainly kept busy on the writing front this week (check out my latest for The Manual and Maxim here), but as ever, that’s no excuse not to dress in style. If you agree, and I think you should, (that’s why we’re here with today’s blog, after all!), then there’s one place to go to stay cool and stylish in the heat this weekend. That’d be with a pair of Mott and Bow men’s jeans, a nicely priced, super-premium way to get jeans in multiple fits (from Slim and Straight to Skinny) and washes for every occasion and wardrobe. Consider this my recommendation to start your weekend, one you’re likely familiar with if you caught my post on the best pocket T-shirt for summer earlier this week. It’s always worth reconsidering a brand that does one thing so well, so think of this endorsement like my own Mott and Bow review. What are you waiting for? The clock is ticking, and so is the time to start planning your own stylish weekend.

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Now, onto the next order of business here in my weekly recap. I’ve got another recommendation for you to kick things off, especially if you’re inclined to tune in to some music throughout the weekend. As you very well might know, I author a twice-weekly music-menswear-craft beer newsletter, The Style Guide In Brief, which covers my favorite bands and my favorite menswear in turn (bands like The Strokes, essentials like a stylish denim jacket). It’s worth subscribing if you pull your style inspiration from the stage, or if you just want a listening recommendation and a new beer to try throughout the weekend.

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I’ll be working on the next edition prior to tomorrow morning, when it’ll hit your inbox. I’m also going to take the rest of the weekend to write, pack and relax (hopefully, in that order) — I’m hitting the road for a family trip to the great “Up North” of Michigan. To see how that trip goes next week, be sure to give me a follow on Instagram! As for now, here’s the rest of today’s recommended Friday reading and shopping. Enjoy and thanks for reading!

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  • No summer adventure, and least of all not in a place like Michigan (or really, anywhere with idyllic lakes and wide-open spaces) is complete without the right pair of shorts. Buck Mason has solved this quite handily, as you’ll see in its New Arrivals Section. The Buck Mason Barstow Trail Roam Shorts are a new step into rugged, sporty and ever-so-slightly outdoorsy territory for the famed American retailer, makers of some of the best men’s jeans. Made from a four-way stretch nylon blend, they’re meant to mimic standard issue Marine Corps shorts. They also feature a hidden zip cord pocket and a mobile-yet-tailored fit. They’re your new favorite pair of shorts, no doubt about it.
  • Here’s another recommendation that works both right now and later on this fall and winter. This certainly won’t be the last time you read about the rugged, durable and seriously cool Filson Denim Work Shirt, which is the type of layer you can wear atop a Filson T-shirt for later summer, then continue wearing with a hard-working Filson thermal shirt when temperatures cool off. I’m excited to get my hands on one for testing soon, and you can be sure the results will be hitting the pages of this blog sooner rather than later.

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  • I talked above about the importance of finding one of the best pairs of jeans for men, but it can be easier said than done at times. That’s where my latest guide for Fatherly — a really excellent parenting and lifestyle site for guys (and really, anyone!) comes into play. I covered a crucial ensemble, the best jeans and T-shirt combinations for men, with enough picks at every price point and to satisfy every taste and style. Let me know what you think of my picks on Twitter. Cheers!

As I’ve said in the past, covering lots of ground in the menswear world can be daunting. Allow me to help, particularly with my recent guide to the best menswear to buy now at Taylor Stitch. We’re talking versatile, well-made men’s style essentials you can either buy or pre-fund now, and then wear to your heart’s content season after season. Once again, if you take the plunge with menswear from Taylor Stitch, let me know on Twitter. That’ll wrap up today’s’ Friday Read. Enjoy the weekend, my friends!

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#OOTD: How to Wear a Camp Collar Shirt This Summer

Want a new way to dress for summer? One that’s unexpected and yet pretty cool and unique? It all starts with finding one of the best camp collar shirts out there. Camp collar shirts first began appearing on runways once more a handful of years ago, and they’re now made by brands big and small, including the all-American style purveyors at Buck Mason. Think of it not so much as a trend more as a new American style staple, the kind that you can just as readily wear to the office now as you can to a summer BBQ. It might take some getting used to wearing a camp collar shirt as opposed to a polo or even a breezy Oxford shirt, but it’s a cool and somewhat bold style move worth making. It’ll turn heads in a good way, and it’s every bit as comfortable and lightweight as your favorite T-shirt, seriously. That’s especially true of the Buck Mason Camp Shirt we’ll be talking about today, which is about as classic a take on the style as it gets.

A cool camp collar shirt signals the feeling that summer is here, that the sun is shining and that cold beer and great times await. And if you want to go a bit more bold and wear your Buck Mason Camp Shirt underneath a blazer on a short, casual Friday at the office, then you can do that, too — it’s summer after all, and we’re all getting used to really dressing again in our own ways. If you want to wear it more casually, a la the #OOTD below, then I’d suggest you do that, too. The point is, the best camp collar shirt can do even more than you might think at first glance. That’s great news for your summer style.

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  • The Camp Collar Shirt: Buck Mason Breeze Linen Camp Shirt, $95 — Now, this shirt has been talked about before on the blog, but it’s worth revisiting. It’s a breezy and effortlessly cool summer style move.
  • The Pants: Faherty Brand Stretch Terry Pants, $148 — Keep the casual summer style vibes flowing with these comfortable stretch pants, which wear like chinos (perfect for the office) but feel like sweats (ideal for weekend hangs).
  • The Loafers: Astorflex Patnoflex Travel Loafers, $175 — We’re back once again to talk about a pair of the most stylish men’s loafers. These are made to travel easily and can work at the office, happy hour and anywhere in between.
  • The Belt: Billykirk No. 117 Mechanic’s Belt, $105 — Wearing a stylish leather belt might feel odd these days, but it’s an essential that you need in an #OOTD like this. Billykirk makes one of the best men’s belts, too.
  • The Watch: Shinola Runwell Automatic Watch, $1,095 — Splurge and treat yourself to one of the best leather dress watches for men. It’s just the right way to go as we re-enter the world.
  • The Sunglasses: Maui Jim Castles Sunglasses, $300 — If you haven’t thought about your accessories in a good while, why not go all out and pick up a pair of the best sunglasses for men to really drive home the cool, stylish nature of this #OOTD? I’m all about it, folks.
  • The Grooming Essential: MANTL Age Defense Moisturizer, $21.98 — Refresh your mug to head back out into the world with this hydrating daily moisturizer, my friends.
  • The Everyday Carry: Mission Workshop 500D Drift Tote, $265 — There’s a reason this versatile and rugged Mission Workshop tote keeps popping up on the blog, and that’s because it’s got the carrying capacity for whatever your day requires, from sun up to sun down.

Well, my friends. Are you ready for the rest of summer, and a stylish one, to boot? It’s all about shaking things up ever so slightly, be it packing up a Mission Workshop tote — instead of a backpack — or opting to wear your new Buck Mason Camp Shirt instead of a classic polo. The rest of these picks toe the line between the comfort we’re used to now (witness the comfortable stretch pants from Faherty Brand) and the cool style you need this summer (as in, some of the most stylish men’s loafers on the market). Add in other considerations, like a pair of the best sunglasses for men and a much-needed, stylish leather belt, and your accessories are top-notch, too. Finish it off with an essential men’s moisturizer, and I’d say you’ve just put together one of the coolest looks possible for whatever heads your way this season. Let me know your thoughts in the comments below, and stay stylish out there!

See Now, Buy Now: Buck Mason’s Linen Shirt is the Best New Summer Shirt Out There

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Have you been counting down the days to the official start of summer and using my ongoing See Now, Buy Now series to stock up on essentials like the best summer shirts for men? If you answered yes, you’re in good company, and as ever, Buck Mason is here to save the day with the new Buck Mason Cotton-Linen Camp Collar Shirt. It checks all the right boxes, and then some, and then some more, as far as your search for one of the best lightweight shirts for men is concerned. The kicker here is that it retails for $95 at Buck Mason, a steal when you consider the quality and great looks you’re getting.

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That’s great news for you and me both, as we join the crowds heading to the park, the beach or the brewery — or all three — this summer. And if you want a casual, cool shirt to wear back to the office (perhaps an office with a summer-friendly dress code), then this camp collar shirt is a perfect alternative to the more traditional polo. With style points aplenty and breezy fabric top of mind, Buck Mason has made one of the best short-sleeve shirts, right in line with its focus on producing the best T-shirts, the best summer shorts and much more. Why a camp collar shirt, exactly? I’m glad you asked, my friends.

SHOP: The Buck Mason Cotton-Linen Camp Collar Shirt

Buck Mason Cotton-Linen Camp Collar Shirt

A camp collar shirt is a retro style that’s come back into vogue in recent years, from the runways to your closet now. It was the kind of easygoing shirt you’d see dads of the ’50s and ’60s wear on more casual outings (a la camping trips!), designed to replace dress shirts. It helps that the Buck Mason take on one of the best lightweight shirts for men is breezy and laidback, yet well-fitted and not baggy. Oh, and the fabric is another major bonus as you search for additions to your rotation of the best summer shirts for men.  A 55 percent linen and 45 percent cotton blend gives the Buck Mason Cotton-Linen Camp Collar Shirt structure and yet breathability. Small touches like horizontal, rather than vertical, button holes, offer you greater range of movement, too.

Wear the Buck Mason Cotton-Linen Camp Collar Shirt unbuttoned atop a crisp white T-shirt, like your dad or grandfather might have done, or else button it up and team it with Buck Mason Deck Shorts on the weekends. When the work week rolls around, you can also team it with classic Buck Mason chinos to head to the office in breezy fashion. Plus, three colorways — including Ocean Breeze shown above — make it easy to find a favorite, as does the $95 price tag. Your new favorite summer shirt is up for grabs, folks.

SHOP: The Buck Mason Cotton-Linen Camp Collar Shirt

Style Pick of the Week: Buck Mason Canvas Walk Shorts

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Ladies and gentlemen, the time has come to put away your sweatpants and athletic shorts and step out this summer wearing some of the best men’s shorts for summer and well beyond. If you’ve read the blog (or glanced at the headline), then you know that the best shorts for men this summer are yours for the taking from a longtime favorite of The Style Guide: Buck Mason, a brand that drew initial style inspiration from Ohio before setting its sights on locales like Austin, L.A. and New York City.

The great news is, you can wear the Buck Mason Canvas Walk Shorts to each and every one of those cities, and on summer adventures, and anywhere you darn well please this season. How’s that for a return to normal and a return to standout summer style? I’m right there with you, and even on paper, I can definitely appreciate the classic style and durability of these Buck Mason canvas shorts. They’ve got all the proper specs when it comes to your new favorite shorts, and we’ll keep getting into what makes ’em so great — if you keep scrolling, that is.

SHOP: The Buck Mason Canvas Walk Shorts 

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Helpfully, the Buck Mason Canvas Walk Shorts are much more stylish and well-built than the sweatshorts you’ve probably been rocking consistently as of late (guilty as charged). The stretch cotton canvas offers durability and yet ease of movement, with the design modeled after army surplus shorts. They’re about as classic a pair of men’s shorts as you’ll find, right down to the easy-access front slant hip pockets to haul your everyday carry gear. The 8-inch inseam is neither too short nor too long — it should hit above the knee, but if you want a pair of Buck Mason shorts with, well, a shorter cut, give the Buck Mason Deck Shorts (featuring a 6-inch inseam) a look. It helps that they also feature a hidden drawcord waist, a handy touch for ease of movement and comfortable patio lounging. As with most things Buck Mason, these rugged canvas shorts are agreeably priced, retailing for $85 at Buck Mason.

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These durable canvas shorts have plenty going for ’em on the style front, too. You’d be remiss not to wear them with everything from a classic white T-shirt to, say, a Buck Mason polo for a bit of breezy summer fun at your next BBQ or beer-centric patio evening. Plus, four color options, including a khaki-like Willow Mojave Wash, offer up something for everyone as far as crisp, cool summer style is concerned. And once again, that mobile and easy-to-wear fabric blend (cotton and spandex) makes these a pair of stylish canvas shorts you can wear everywhere from the trail back to town. And trust me: You’ll want to wear them at least that much.

SHOP: The Buck Mason Canvas Walk Shorts 

The Thursday Buy: The Buck Mason Carry-On Suit is the Best Suit for Summer

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Before you know it, it’ll be time to hit the road (hopefully, with a stylish leather bag packed up) for your first summer wedding, that all-important celebration that marks a return to normalcy this year. Let’s not get ahead of ourselves, though: You need one of the best summer suits for the occasion, and that’s where the Buck Mason Carry-On Jacket ($150) and Buck Mason Carry-On Pants ($125) come into play. Think of it like one of the best suits for men, the kind you would have worn pre-pandemic, but with some crucial differences that make it a stylish casual suit all the same. It’s also fitting that the all-American style purveyors at Buck Mason make this suit, because they also excel at complementary casual menswear essentials, from the best denim shirt to the best T-shirts for men.

The Buck Mason Carry-On Suit is, after all, designed to ease you back into wearing tailoring once more, built with super-lightweight, soft cotton for a laidback fit and feel. In short, the Buck Mason Carry-On Suit is the best suit for a summer wedding in these more casual times. Don’t believe me? Keep scrolling, and just know that I’ve been putting my own Buck Mason summer suit to the test in the heat of Brooklyn as of late (thank you to the brand for sending!).

SHOP: The Buck Mason Carry-On Suit

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The specs on the Buck Mason Carry-On Suit plainly put it squarely at the top of the heap as far as casual summer suits are concerned. For starters, both the Buck Mason Carry-On Jacket and Buck Mason Carry-On Pants are made from a perfect, summer-weight stretch cotton, much closer to shirting fabric than your typical suit. Both the jacket and pants, in that regard, are also unlined, meaning the suit will move with you and won’t trap excess heat during that outdoor summer wedding reception. The Buck Mason Carry-On Pants are cut with a straight, tapered fit, one that leaves some room up top and tapers slightly below the knee (compare ’em to the fit of the Buck Mason Standard Jeans).

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And the Buck Mason Carry-On Jacket is as casual and cool as can be, made from that same lightweight fabric and featuring patch pockets for a relaxed-yet-tailored blend. It’s made with three buttons, but the jackets rolls to show two (they call this “three-roll-two” in the biz. The point is, it’s one of the best summer blazers in its own right (especially in the khaki-like Sandstone color), whether worn atop a tee or with a crisp Buck Mason Oxford shirt.

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SHOP: The Buck Mason Carry-On Suit

The Thursday Buy: The Buck Mason Slub Pocket Tee is the Best Pocket Tee On the Market

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The coolest white T-shirt on the market? Possibly.

When it comes to finding the best menswear for spring and summer, I know one place I like to turn towards consistently, and perhaps you’re as well-acquainted with said brand as I am. The brand, ladies and gentlemen, is Ohio-born Buck Mason, makers of the best pocket T-shirt on the market (and plenty more, including rugged chore coats and a whole bevy of items well beyond that). In fact, the Buck Mason Slub Pocket Tee is well beyond what you’d expect from a simple T-shirt: It’s one of the best men’s white T-shirts, as well.

Although this classic pocket tee also comes in Black, we’ll focus on the classic white T-shirt version in today’s Thursday Buy. It’s fitting that this tee is well-stocked at Buck Mason as we roll into summer and ever closer to Memorial Day, because your new favorite T-shirt can be a seasonal workhorse for casual outings aplenty. And when it comes down to it, you need one of the best T-shirts in plenty of varieties, because the times in which to wear a tee this summer are practically limitless. It’s one of Buck Mason’s bestsellers for that very reason, too. And of course, it gets better from there.

SHOP: The Buck Mason Slub Pocket Tee

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Perhaps the perfect white T-shirt to wear with jeans.

And when it comes to one of the best T-shirts for men, especially from Buck Mason, you can be sure you’re getting high-quality construction and some great bang for your buck. Although this T-shirt retails for $40 at Buck Mason, I’d say it’s every bit worth it (heck, go right ahead and get one in white and one in black). The white T-shirt is, after all, a style staple beloved and worn with aplomb by guys like James Dean and Paul Newman in decades gone by.

Thick In A Box This Buck Mason T-shirt allows you to channel some of that same energy all your own, especially when you wear this T-shirt with your favorite pair of indigo denim or, better still, a pair of the best jeans for men from Buck Mason. You can even layer it underneath a denim shirt, a black moto jacket or a light wash denim jacket on breezy summer days. The slub cotton is textured and lightweight, breezy and breathable, made with a reliable and flattering fit. The classic hem is a departure from Buck Mason’s curved hem tees, but it’s no less cool or stylish. And last but not least, you can wear your new favorite T-shirt with swim trunks or Buck Mason Deck Shorts for spring and summer adventures aplenty — or you can wear it to kick back, cold beer in hand. Either way, you can’t go wrong with your new favorite T-shirt.

SHOP: The Buck Mason Slub Pocket Tee