Billow Talk

Linen, light and diaphanous, is one of the most luxurious yet natural fabrics, allowing the skin to breathe on even the steamiest days. When a soft summer breeze ripples and billows the material, a man exudes a sexy, carefree stylishness. Every guy should own at least one linen shirt, especially since they’re available in a rainbow of sherbet hues.




Polo by Ralph Lauren lime sport, $150, at the Claymore Shop, Birmingham; 248-642-7755, claymoreshop.com.
Lilly Pulitzer for men, Hibiscus Happy Hour print, $155, at the Claymore Shop, Birmingham; 248-642-7755, claymoreshop.com.
Luciano Barbera fine Italian white-and-gray stripe, $365, at Carl Sterr, Birmingham; 248-645-6675.
Polo by Ralph Lauren classic-fit blue sport, $125, at the Claymore Shop, Birmingham; 248-642-7755, claymoreshop.com.
Brooks Brothers solid gray, $89.50, at Brooks Brothers, Somerset Collection South, Troy; 248-643-6888, brooksbrothers.com.
Tommy Bahama Limbo Line, Bluewater stripe, $108, at Tommy Bahama, Somerset Collection South, Troy; 248-283-1886,
tommybahama.com.
Tommy Bahama Baja Breezer, Rhythm Blue print, $95, at Tommy Bahama, Somerset Collection South, Troy;  248-283-1886, tommybahama.com.
Tommy Bahama Easy Breezers, orange Foxtrot print, $88, at Tommy Bahama, Somerset Collection South, Troy; 248-283-1886, tommybahama.com.
Lilly Pulitzer for men, white with print detail at collar, $125,  at the Claymore Shop, Birmingham; 248-642-7755, claymoreshop.com.
Orian Lavato-washed, $225, at Carl Sterr, Birmingham; 248-645-6675.
Canali striped, $295, at Renaissance, Ann Arbor; 734-769-8511, renaissanceannarbor.com.

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