Style Edit: Men’s Summer Essentials for 2020

1. Frescobol Carioca Geometric Print Camp Collar Shirt, £195

Frescobol Carioca Geometric Print Camp Collar Shirt

Prints are another trend that you’ll see more of this Spring/Summer, but more of the geometric and graphic sort rather than dainty florals. Inspired by the patterns of Brazilian artist Lygia Clark, Frescobol Carioca has introduced oversized prints that enhance its relaxed shirts that can be worn in the city and on the beach. Pair with matching shorts for some serious pop art attitude.

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2. Acne Studios Boltzer Benson M Sneakers, £410

Acne Studios Boltzer Benson M Sneakers

Blending hiking and trail running with a fashion twist, Acne’s hybrid-style sneakers are bang-on the money to wear with loose-fitting trousers or even your old denim to elevate your old faithful look. The chunky sole wouldn’t look out of place climbing Kathmandu, while the combo of faux suede and mesh in geometric shapes keeps it grounded on the streets of Paris and London.

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3. Ann Demeulemeester Barga Striped Cottonblend Trousers, £595

Ann Demeulemeester Barga-Striped Cottonblend Trousers

Ticking two trend boxes with white and stripes for SS20 these tailored double-pleated trousers are made from a slubbed cotton/linen blend with turn-up cuffs. Execute an all-white look with a white shirt and jacket combo. Want to change it up? Add a navy camp collar shirt for a timeless balance.

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4. Edward Crutchley Pleated Wide Leg Trousers, £530

Edward Crutchley Pleated Wide Leg Trousers

These luxurious trousers epitomise the continuing trend of wider-legged trousers pushing their way through to the mainstream, where skinny jeans still seem to be ruling the roost among the masses. However, mid-high rise and smart pleating giving an accentuated shape, leading toward an elegant drape from leg to ankle. They are future-proof. Add an oversized shirt with a camp collar for the ideal all-occasion summer look.

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5. Eton Luxury Cotton Silk Blend T-shirt, £110

Eton Luxury Cotton Silk Blend T-shirt

Eton releases its first ever t-shirt with this luxury offering in a cotton and silk blend. With a contemporary silhouette, the t-shirt features a low neckline with a boxy fit that can worn dressed up with your favourite suit or dressed down with your favourite jeans. Available in white, black, sand and green there are options to complement any outfit.

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6. Mr Marvis ‘The Original’ Shorts, €79

Mr Marvis 'The Original' Shorts

The shorts of choice for daredevils on a break, we’re opting for The Flamingos version of Mr Marvis’ Original Shorts to coordinate with all the other pink clothing we’ll be picking up this season. That said, if you want to be little less edgy, you can opt for The Milkshakes. Paire with your latest camp collar shirt or oversized t-shirt and away you go.

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7. Adidas X Craig Green Kontuur Ii Suede Trainers, £200

Adidas X Craig Green Kontuur Ii Suede Trainers

Adidas is just slaying it when it comes to its current sneaker offering and it’s difficult to choose from a plethora of great styles. However, this collaboration with designer Craig Green is 2020 in a nutshell. Made exclusively for the designer’s SS20 runway show and now available to buy, get them while you can as we’re sure they’ll sell faster than a Mr Whippy in a heatwave.

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8. Off-white Diagonal-print Oversized Denim Shirt, £590

Off-white Diagonal-print Oversized Denim Shirt

Off-White has amped up the style stakes for the humble denim shirt with embroidered block stripes on the arms and large chest pockets on this workwear-styled number. Oversized to work well as a layering piece, throw it over your favourite hoodie or loose over a white t-shirt and channel grunge attitude with some contemporary streetwear sensibility.

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9. Acne Loose Fit Jeans, £250

Acne Loose-Fit Jeans

Acne has been synonymous with stylish denim for years and with current trends going toward a wider leg, this Loose Fit jean is on point. With a contemporary shape, the drape is suited to a 90s aesthetic that champions a nonchalant, grungy feel. There’s a white denim version if you want to go with the non-colour-led trend that will be hitting SS20.

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10. Maison Kitsuné Virgin Wool Pleated Trousers, €350

Maison Kitsuné Virgin Wool Pleated Trousers

You can never go wrong with a pair of navy trousers and this unisex option is perfect within the wider legged trend. Offering a relaxed and roomy drape they can fit a streetwear look with jumpers and sneakers, although made with a sharper, tailoring nod with pleats and a creased leg.

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11. Teva Hurricane Xlt2 Sandals, £59.99

Teva Hurricane Xlt2 Sandals

Sandals are becoming quite the fashion staple, regularly appearing on catwalks everywhere. You can hit two birds with one stone by getting a specialist sandal from Teva who have been doing this sort of thing for years, making sturdy sandals for outdoor activities that now pass as fashion acceptable. We’ll leave it up to you whether to wear them with socks.

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