Boohoo Man Twin Rose Sleeve Embroidered Hoodie
Baller-level embroidery has been one of the main focuses of designer names like Gucci and Valentino in recent seasons. However, for a more wallet-friendly way of getting in on the trend, tap up Boohoo Man’s rose sleeve hoodie, which will still give you change from a £20 note.
Available at Boohoo Man, priced £12.50.
Tommy Hilfiger Yellow Patch Jacket
Legendary menswear designer Tommy Hilfiger has been the go-to for quintessential Ivy League staples for more than 30 years. Keep the all-American preppy vibes going off the pitch with this yellow patch jacket that shows you’re on team style.
Available at Topman, priced £150.
Diadora Intrepid OG
The name Roberto Baggio is enough to send a chill down any true football fan’s spine. Continuing to work with his best asset the iconic Italian free kick-taker has teamed up with Diadora to update the Intrepid OG sneaker with back-of-the-net style results.
Available at End, priced £149.
Theory X Uniqlo Dry Comfort Full Open Polo Shirt
Doing their bit for international relations, New York-based label Theory has once again teamed up with Japanese mega-retailer Uniqlo. This season the pair has focused on producing a capsule line of pieces made from innovative materials for those who want to beat the summer heat.
Available at Uniqlo, priced £24.90.
Primark Faux Suede Cap
When it comes to caps, it’s wise to take a less-is-more approach if you want to avoid coming off like a frustrated hip-hop artist. This faux suede example from Primark hits it on the, well, head and is the perfect way to bookend a look, whether that’s beach shorts or a casual suit.
Available at Primark, priced £4.
River Island Dark Green Skinny Chino Trousers
With all the styling of cargo trousers, without the bagging, sagging excess, River Island’s green chino trousers are a solid throw-on-and-go alternative to blue and black jeans, and the perfect military-inspired flanker for a white tee.
Available at River Island, priced £28.
Master-Piece Link Backpack
Japanese brand Master-Piece is an expert at crafting quality accessories for the everyday. If your everyday requires a bag built from extremely tough and waterproof high-density nylon canvas and finished with an interior pocket secured by a carabiner, that is.
Available at The Idle Man, priced £175.
Henry Holland x Cadbury ‘Boost T-Shirt
Aiming to give a ‘Boost’ to men’s wardrobes this summer, designer Henry Holland has partnered with chocolatier Cadbury to produce one sweet AF collection. The five-piece line-up features some of the firm’s most popular cheat day snacks, with all proceeds going to the Prince’s Trust charity.
Available at House of Holland, priced £30.
Lee Luke Jeans
Every brand has a defining moment and for Lee, creating the world’s first ever zip fly jeans is definitely up there. But the denim brand worn by James Dean in Rebel Without A Cause hasn’t rested on its laurels, continuing to turn out modern styles like its tapered Luke cut.
Available at Amazon, priced £40.50.
H&M Suede Chelsea Boots
Sick of sandals? Over espadrilles? Pull on a pair of boots instead. H&M’s premium suede Chelseas in a light sand colourway are an ideal anchor for light wash or white jeans this summer. Top with a loose-fitting white T-shirt for a Kanye-inspired look.
Available at H&M, priced £79.99.
Kingsman x Orlebar Brown Cotton-Jersey T-Shirt
This week we discovered that the sequel to the British spy action-comedy flick Kingsman looks set to be every bit as stylish as the original. If the trailer wasn’t enough, take a look at this cotton-jersey T-shirt – a collaboration between the film and swimwear brand Orlebar Brown exclusively for Mr Porter.
Available at Mr Porter, priced £65.
Reiss Wicker Tailored Cotton Shorts
When it comes to wearing shorts, designer Hardy Amies had one piece of advice in his 1964 book ABC of Men’s Fashion – don’t. These days, leg-bearing is a lot more acceptable, even encouraged. Just be sure to keep them tailored and tidy, like Reiss’s pink cotton options.
Available at Reiss, priced £70.
Mango Lapel Cotton Cardigan
When you want to look smart but avoid a swampy back, reach for a cardigan. Mango’s lightweight navy version features lapels that mimic a suit jacket, so can be thrown over a T-shirt and still avoid a finger wag from HR.
Available at Mango, priced £49.99.
Polo Ralph Lauren Sunglasses
The benefits of sunglasses aren’t just limited to protecting your eyes from damaging UV rays. Up your frame game, say with these blue-tinged shades from Polo Ralph Lauren, and add symmetry to your face, hide a hangover and enjoy people watching on the down-low all summer long.
Available at Zalando, priced £119.99.
Chunk Playboy Cover Long Sleeve T-Shirt
If you like Playboy covers as much as we like Playboy covers, then you’re going to love this long-sleeve T-shirt from London label Chunk. Cut from 100 per cent cotton, it features a snap of the November 2013 ‘Indulgence’ cover. Don’t mind if we do.
Available at Chunk Clothing, priced £33.50.
Next Invisible Socks
The Italian word for invisible socks is ‘fantasmini’, which means ‘little ghosts’. And it’s fair to say there will be a very scary scent rising from your loafers if you attempt to go ‘sockless’ without them this summer.
Available at Next, priced £9.
Dickies Sacramento Checked Shirt
Workwear-brand Dickies has been turning out hard as nails menswear for almost a century, making it well placed to take on the rugged overshirt. This blue checked version is cut from a robust cotton twill and features two breast pockets, making it the ideal throw over for alfresco boozing.
Available at ASOS, priced £50.