Suited to Summer

Sartorial etiquette doesn't take a vacation, even on the hottest and most humid days. But it's possible to stay cool while following fashion protocol


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Linen Blend
For the college grad’s first business venture, blend a bit of linen into cotton khaki and add a sateen finish. Calvin Klein jacket, $218; The Dylan pant, $118; brown leather signature belt, $45. Pick up the sheen in blue and khaki embroidered stripes on white Italian cotton shirt, $98. All at Calvin Klein, The Mall at Partridge Creek,
Clinton Township; 586-412-3791; calvinklein.com.

Italian Wool
When a summer date requires a polished impression, he’ll be well-suited in Canali’s Italian virgin wool with flat-front pant and two-button jacket, $1,695. (This is the company that dressed George Clooney for the role of Michael Clayton.) Pair with a gray diagonal-striped cotton shirt from Ingram, $215, and a black leather belt by Mezlan, $115. All at L’Uomo Vogue, Bloomfield Township; 248-855-7788; luomovogue.com.

Summer Weight
Calvin Klein’s summer-weight cotton separates mingle easily at garden parties. Two-button jacket, $218; The Dylan flat-front tapered-leg pant, $118; classic blue cotton shirt, $58; Farell black leather sports shoe, $118; All at Calvin Klein, The Mall at Partridge Creek, Clinton Township; 586-412-3791; calvinklein.com.
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