As you might expect from Kenneth Cole Reaction, this plaid shirt for men is a bit on the slim-fit side and is a little tapered. Shown in blue, the shirt is available in three colors.
A Cuban collar is easier to style this way, and the same goes if you want to wear your shirt open over a T-shirt. Why should the kids have all the fun? As well as stripe and check options, look out for modern florals, updated Hawaiian print and, of course, plenty of plaid.
Crew should be your first port of call for reasonably priced linen and cotton short-sleeved shirts. This old dog has plenty of new tricks. Though less than a decade old, British brand Percival has become a regular wardrobe fixture for men who are after quality and longevity coupled with considered design.
Highlights include high-quality, low-cost linen options, an impressive array of pastel colourways and all the collar shape options that you could possibly wish for. Sitting a notch under the high-end heavy hitters, French brand Sandro is one of the most accessible faces of Gallic sophistication. This means for a non-stratospheric price tag, you can cop plenty of that not-really-trying style that the country is so famous for.
When it comes to hitting that sweet spot between high street and high end, there are few brands which occupy the aspirational middle ground as confidently as Reiss.
Alongside high-quality basics, this London-based brand excels at on-trend designs and cuts that stray from the beaten path. Get all the latest must-read FashionBeans content direct to your inbox weekly:. See all the latest vouchers, discount codes and offers from all your favourite stores for October Buying Considerations Despite being essentially a slightly different version of something that most men wear every week, the perils of wearing a short sleeve button up are numerous.
Reiss Details Like their longer-sleeved counterparts, short-sleeved shirts can come equipped with a whole manner of different details, each with its own aesthetic advantages. Percival Collar Your two main collar options on a short-sleeved shirt are a classic point collar or a Cuban collar. Percival Though less than a decade old, British brand Percival has become a regular wardrobe fixture for men who are after quality and longevity coupled with considered design.
Sandro Sitting a notch under the high-end heavy hitters, French brand Sandro is one of the most accessible faces of Gallic sophistication. Reiss When it comes to hitting that sweet spot between high street and high end, there are few brands which occupy the aspirational middle ground as confidently as Reiss. Get all the latest must-read FashionBeans content direct to your inbox weekly: The material on this site can not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with prior written permission of Multiply.
A key to all these shirts is that they can all be worn untucked for a more casual look. But the good thing is that just about all of them can be tucked in when you need to up the game a little.
All these shirts lend themselves to that vibe. When you do, the shirt features a different plaid on the rolled portion. The shirt is an open spread collar and has two flap patch chest pockets with button closures. The hem is slightly longer in the back and is lightly rounded, so it will look great untucked. Besides the popover being on-trend, the chambray style is also a fresh style.
This is percent cotton with a relaxed fit. Another popover — this one is a long sleeve — is this Perry Ellis percent linen with a banded collar. The shirt has a slightly cuffed sleeve and the bottom hem is in a rounded finish. The summer shirts for men wardrobe would not be complete without a casual short sleeve button down.
This style shirt is available in a few larger patterned true plaid styles, like this one. Not only will you not have much trouble caring for this shirt, it also offers a lotta comfort thanks to the Spandex. Features a small contrasting IZOD logo on the front-left patch pocket. This one is very popular, with a 4.
Another option for a short sleeve button down is this percent cotton piece from Tommy Hilfiger. It features tortoise buttons and the discreet RVCA logo on the left-chest patch pocket.
Will look great untucked. Many of the options are a larger, true plaid style. This one is percent cotton and it features the small button-down collar. I particularly like their polo shirts — like this one from PGA Tour — because they always have a great drape the way the shirt hangs when you wear it.
Gets great reviews, with more than reviews and a 4. Another polo to consider, this one from John Varvatos. The horizontal striping is woven into the fabric. I happen to own four of these shirts and they are great. The shirt features the classic just-a-little-bit-longer-in-back hem, as well as the banded sleeves.
A very nice little detail with the Nautica is that they use their signature taping under the two-button placket. It just adds a little splash of contrast and color. A great looking use of color-blocking on a traditional summer shirt for men. But you get the same casual vibe.
Summer Shirts for Men. While short sleeve shirts do work, and can work, any time of the year, it is summertime that practically begs a guy to wear a short sleeve shirt. And because tartan — oops. The Goodthreads Short-Sleeve Seersucker Shirt comes in a variety of three colors and is tapered through the waist for a tailored feel. And the seersucker material is a classic summer style made. An expert guide to short sleeve button ups, from how to find the perfect fit and wear it in a variety of stylish ways to the very best men's short sleeve shirts you can buy this summer Men's.