How to look and stay cool this Memorial Day weekend in cotton and linen

Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial start to summer, brings with it pool parties, barbecues and hopefully a welcome dose of warmer weather.

If your weekend includes a meal or cocktails at a nice restaurant in addition to – or in place of – any of the above activities, you’ll want to dress appropriately.

Here’s some inspiration in cotton and linen that’s sure to keep you cool and looking good.

what to wear memorial day men

what to wear memorial day men

| WEARING | J.Crew blazer, Uniqlo shirt, Saks Fifth Avenue pants, Oliver Peoples sunglasses, Rolex Datejust watch, Loafers c/o Tod’s | PHOTOGRAPHY | by Rob McIver Photo

It can’t be overstated how important it is to choose fabrics seasonally. For breathability and comfort in the heat, nothing beats cotton and linen.

If you’re reading this post, you’ve likely already got the requisite navy blazer in your closet, but for spring and summer, remember that a lighter shade of blue is a better match for the season. This cotton blazer is currently in heavy rotation.

A chambray or denim shirt always gives a blazer/trousers combo a casual touch.

what to wear memorial day men

Summer – whether unofficial or not – is also the start of hardcore loafer season for me. Always san socks – well, no-show socks, to be more accurate.

what to wear memorial day men

Thanks for reading and have a great holiday weekend.

Stylishly Yours,

Brian Sacawa
He Spoke Style


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