Ease into the season’s smart-meets-casual focus via spring 20’s relaxed take on menswear, which looks to classic summer staples for a warm weather-ready layered look
Styling and words by Graeme Moran | Photography by Kenneth Lam
Private White VC Cotton top, £78; Original Penguin Cotton shorts, £21
Left: Soft-handle lightweight summer knits will cocoon shoppers from spring to summer.
Les Deux Lambswool and polyamide jumper, £38.90
Right: The short-sleeved spread-collar shirt is an essential purchase this season
Private White VC Poplin shirt, £66; D555 Cotton vest, £2.50; Scotch & Soda Cotton jeans, £50
Left: For summer suiting, blend the smartness of a classic blazer with the casual ease of matching shorts
J Lindeberg Linen blazer, £154, and shorts, £50; D555 Cotton vest, £2.50
Right: Buy into layering: light cardigans, airy knits, unstructured jackets. Perfect for throwing on or peeling off.
Frenn Merino wool cardigan, £92; Barbour Linen and cotton shirt, £28; Luke 1977 Cotton and Lycra shorts, £20
A key smart/casual buy for spring: the retro zip-through or button-up knitted polo shirt
Ben Sherman Cotton polo shirt, price on request; Farah Cotton shorts, £20
Left: Complement crisp whites and soft greys with shades of khaki and green, alongside touches of the season’s pastel palette
Private White VC Cotton shirt, £78; D555 Cotton vest, £2.50; Eden Park Cotton trousers, £49
Right: Tonal styling is a key direction for the new season. Buy into similar colours that mix and match.
John Smedley Cotton polo shirt, £59.80; Gravalot Polyester trousers, £115
Left: Textured finishes – like this airy knitted vest – will add interest to simpler wardrobe staples
Qasimi Wool vest, £310; J Lindeberg Polyester and wool trousers, £50
Right: Coloured tailoring doesn’t have to be bold – subtler shades such as this blush pink offer a point of difference
Skopes Polyester and viscose jacket, £42, and trousers, £21; Private White VC Japanese denim shirt, £78.
Model James Wilson at Milk Model Management Grooming Bridie Tyler Fashion assistant Nicole Ranger. All prices are wholesale
Buying Guide: unpicking spring 20's smart menswear mood