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
Suited to Summer
Photo by Joe Vaughn

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;

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;

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;