There is no forgiveness in the summer when it comes to your shirt. In colder seasons, it's easy to cover up sweat stains, water, rips and more, however, in the summer, your shirt is the main attraction and it’s usually too hot to cover up. Not to worry, we’ve gathered the best shirts for summer that wont leave you worrying and instead give you confidence! From walks along the beach to a date night out, we have a shirt for any occasion.
1. LINEN SHIRTS
2. STRIPED SHIRTS
3. BOLD SHIRTS
4. HAWAIIAN PRINT SHIRTS
Hawaiian print shirts date back to the 1930’s and has continually come back in style. Many celebrities like Al Pacino and Jim Carrey have worn these shirts in their movies and have helped its waves into popularity. The rules of styling are the same as wearing any kind of bold print. Keep the shirt as the focal point by picking out a light or dark color for your shoes and pants. This shirt can be worn unbuttoned or loose, depending on your styling choice. This is a go-to for nights in the big city, walks along the beach, or hanging out with your friends.
5. HENLEY SHIRTS
This shirt is the signature style of a sexy yet sensitive guy. Henley shirts feature a ¾ sleeve, no collar, and buttons that run down the center. This shirt is super comfortable and pairs well with sweats or jeans. Henleys are a step up from the t-shirt. They lend a casual sophistication to your attire and are best worn in neutral colors like white, gray, and navy. Pair them with virtually any pants you own.
6. CORDUROY SHIRTS
This style of shirt is perfect for summer nights as the material is heavy compared to the other options on this list. The material is of a ridged velvet fabric that has distinctive parallel ridges. Although corduroy is primarily worn in the autumn or winter months, it's back on trend and great for your summer night aesthetic, a piece of your wardrobe that you can wear year round. Black, white, blue, mustard, and plum look best with corduroy pieces. Try pairing this shirt with a solid white tee with corduroy or cargo pants for a skater aesthetic.
7. GEOMETRIC SHIRTS
Geometric shirts are the in between option of a fun, bold pattern and colorful shirt. It is a great option if you’re looking to make an impact but the bold pattern is too intense for your taste. The geometric shirt offers a retro feel but with the correct styling, they can be a great addition to your closet. The good thing about this shirt is that it continually comes back in trend, meaning it will last in your closet. This is a great shirt to show off your fun personality.
8. OPEN COLLAR SHIRTS
Show off your pecs this summer with the open collar shirt. This classy shirt features mini lapels that lie flat against your chest and a cut that pasts your waist. Tuck this shirt in or leave it out when styling. This is a versatile piece to be styled with block colors, prints, blazers, and vests.
9. DRESS SHIRTS
10. FLORAL SHIRTS
The floral shirt is no longer just for the dad who loves to barbecue or the cliche tourist. As menswear blossoms into bolder ways of dressing, they’re everywhere. This category includes not only the Hawaiian and Japanese prints, but the retro designs of the ’60s and ’70s, too. These cheerful and colorful shirts pair well with block color trousers and jackets. Stay away from other prints and patterns, and look for neutral accent colors found in the print of your shirt to use in other areas of your outfit. If you are looking to use the floral shirt to elevate your suit, it's best to choose a smaller and muted flower print so you still make a statement but don't overpower the occasion.