Even in the hottest weather, you can look elegant and fashionable. It is only important to choose clothes and accessories so that they help to endure the heat more easily and at the same time do not resemble a wardrobe for a gym or a beach.
A men’s polo shirt looks much more solid and sophisticated than T-shirts with a round or V-neck. It is permissible to wear it even with a jacket: if the long-awaited freshness blows, you can always throw a blazer over it. On a hot afternoon, polo offers complete freedom of action: choose models in tight or oversized, combine with trousers or shorts, tuck in or wear loose. You can even turn up your collar and go from elegant yuppie to frivolous adventurer in no time.
Loafers enjoy enduring popularity in the Mediterranean climate, where they know a lot about fashion and resisting the heat. These are closed shoes that can even pass an office dress code, and the air circulation in them is no worse than in beach slippers. Loafers are usually worn without socks: another bonus for those who are forced to choose closed shoes in the summer heat. But you don’t have to worry about corns: the material of the top is very soft and elastic. But if you still feel uncomfortable wearing shoes on bare feet, stock up on low socks.
Lightweight, loose-fitting linen or cotton trousers are a summer must-have for all seasons. Natural breathable materials with large gaps between the threads help to ventilate the skin and wick away sweat. From the variety of models in stores, choose those that have retained the classic trouser arrows in front: they look more spectacular.
The word “urban” is in the subtitle for a reason: only this type of shorts is suitable for an elegant look. No sweatpants, colorful resort Bermuda shorts, or touring cargo with a dozen roomy pockets. Also avoid denim, overly tight cuts, and overly embellishments. The optimal length is 5-7 cm above the knee.
Caps, panamas and baseball caps protect from the sun, but are difficult to fit into a stylish wardrobe. Light hats with fields made of plant materials are both more impressive and more functional. The fibers block the light, but freely let air inside the crown, so that the hairstyle does not suffer from heat. A timeless trend is a light fedora made of woven straw.
A piece from the wardrobe of brutal bikers will add a piquant note to a strict respectable image. Just don’t overdo it: replace the skull prints with a classic paisley pattern. The bandana does not have to be worn on the head. If the sun is out and heat stroke protection is not required, it can be used as a neckerchief or tied around the arm in the manner of a bracelet.
Take a closer look at discreet concise models. Win-win – classic aviators that suit almost everyone. For a romantic nerd or bohemian intellectual look, add wood-framed glasses to your collection.
Purses from the dashing 90s returned transformed. Now they are worn casually thrown over the shoulder, and the abundance of designs dazzles the eye. But the choice is not as difficult as it seems. Immediately cut off bags of bright colors and contrasting inserts. Pay attention to dark monochromatic models: blue, olive, brown. With a thin or athletic build, prefer a product made of a material with a glossy sheen: leather, vinyl. Men in the body are more suitable matte beltbags – suede or canvas.
If moderation was preached in the previous paragraphs, then when choosing a belt, you can finally relax and go all out. Of course, it’s still not worth it to reach inlay with rhinestones or buckles the size of a saucer in your experiments. But frivolous casual is quite appropriate. These are fabric belts with multi-colored stripes or inscriptions, and cowboy belts with patterns embossed on the skin, and additional fittings – rivets or eyelets.
The final touch, which is designed to sum up the image, but at the same time not to draw all the attention to yourself. You can achieve such a balance quite simply: pick up a thin bracelet (no more than 1-1.5 cm wide), but intricate. For example:
- silver bracelet with weaving “fox tail”;
- a bracelet made of large stone beads on a cord;
- a thread bauble with a geometric ornament;
- a bracelet made of 2-4 leather strips of different shades and textures, united by a common metal fastening.
Now is the time to move from theory to practice. Choose, combine, experiment – and even the exhausting heat cannot deprive you of your bright personality!