We don’t expect you to buy a new wardrobe whenever one season ends and another begins, nor do we anticipate you’ll wear the same fabric until it looks like stained and frayed confetti. However, it’s not a bad idea to replace items piecemeal. For example, your sandals should be changed every season to every other season (if nothing else, because you wear bare feet in them and they’re filled with bacteria). Your belts? Once they’re fraying, toss ’em.
For example, your sandals should be changed every season to every other season (if nothing else, because you wear bare feet in them and they’re filled with bacteria). Your belts? Once they’re fraying, toss ’em. Use these five tips to pick up what you need and avoid the things you don’t (like rolling up the bottoms of your pant legs on your jeans).
Board Shorts & Shorts With A Higher Hem
Board shorts — like the Burton Plaster Boardshort ($75 pictured left) — are versatile and comfortable. And whether you take a swim or piss yourself after one too many cocktails, they’re quick-drying as well as stylish.
And when we say shorts with a higher hem we’re not talking about nut-huggers or jacked up shorts like Michae Jordan wore back in the 1980s, but ones that touch atop the knee in bright hues like yellow, green or blue should set you up.
A quality pair of light-colored chinos will make it easy for you to stay stylish this year. Wear them with dark indigo-hued shirts or a brightly colored button down. For a more dressed up look, add a leather belt and brown boots.
Light Blue Denim
To make sure that the pants look modern, wear slim-fit jeans with white sneakers and a tee shirt or button down shirt in your favorite color.
1950s Style Bowling Shirts
It all started when people began rolling up the cuffs of their jeans, and now the plague has spread to shirts. While bowling shirts have been on the cusp since Charlie Sheen wore them in Two and a Half Men (before he went berzerk, obviously), sporting a patterned shirt will help you keep up with the trend. Sport dark sunglasses to cap off the look. However, avoid looking conspicuous, like Marty McFly in his ’50s getup …