It’s comfy, light and always flattering. Invest in one and opt for neutral or pastel tones or classic sailor stripes. Apple green, olive green, mauve, lilac and canary yellow are brilliant shades for a decadent summer brunch. For a slightly more sophisticated setting, you can go for the neutral tones or two-toned ones. Leave the buttons open and layer it over a polo T-shirt or a round neck. If you are chilling with your friends and it’s a relaxed setting, then push or fold the sleeves of the blazer till the elbow for a more of an effortless impact. Get a jacket that is cut closer to the body and not too baggy or boxy.
Linen is the ultimate fabric for summer. Opt for this jacket in the panoply of desert or aqua tones. Linen’s crushed and wrinkly feel adds character to a straitlaced look and also gives a very dapper edge to any ensemble. A linen jacket is extremely versatile—it can look very formal and casual at the same time. A beige linen jacket worn with a baby pink shirt looks great for a business lunch and can also go well for a summer daytime wedding. Tone down its formalness by wearing it with a pair of seersucker shorts for a laidback brunch.
A sport jacket is to a man is what an LBD is to a woman. Fold it, crease it, wear it all the year round—it’s like a pair of old, faded, worn out, yet-tough denims which still fit you like a second skin. Dress it up, dump it on the backseat of your SUV or shove it in your rucksack as you go backpacking. You can also opt for a dandier double-breasted jacket, leave the buttons open and wear it with nonchalance. Wear it with a pair of denims, well-fitted shorts or chinos.
Written By : Mr Dandy