Spring Flings: Seersucker

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Spring is here and summer is waiting in the wings for its turn to come on. Which means that your wardrobe needs to be appropriate for the season.

There are a few trends that I think are going to go the distance and let you stay as comfortable as possible when the temps rise. I’ll start with:

Seersucker. Yes, that Southern Preppy staple. Seersucker comes in a lot of color combinations. I like it in solid. I’ve noticed some black on black and dark blue/dark blue combinations that look smart while taking advantage of seersucker’s unique weave designed to keep wearers cool. I’d love to have a dinner suit made out of some.

The traditional white and blue/tan/pink/red suit has been slimmed down and still looks great. Pair the jacket with khakis or jeans and the trousers with a dark polo shirt.  Consider seersucker for at least your weekend wear.

UPDATE: Thanks to astute reader John Stephens for leading us to the Brooks Brothers Limited Edition Seeersucker Tuxedo. Click through!

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