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Waistcoat Weather

It’s officially (as of yesterday) summertime! The season of sun and fun is here and we’re ready to get dressed up for weddings, races and more. However, a full 3-piece suit can often be too much in the warm weather. This in mind, this #FashionFriday we’re looking at a great way to stay looking dapper whilst feeling cool in the summer heat, with some of our favourite waistcoats.

A well chosen waistcoat can be perfect for those events where you need to look smart, but can’t face wearing a jacket. They can be dressed up or down, with a short or long sleeved shirt, with plain colours or with patterns. Furthermore, these highly versatile items will take you right through to winter as you layer up in your classic 3-piece.

Keep reading to see some of our top picks this #FashionFriday.

Remus Uomo:

Remus Uomo is a modern classic in mens fashion.
With slick styles that mix traditional tailoring with changing fashions; this brand is everything that the modern man needs.

With subtle, unique details and Italian vibes, Remus Uomo is the name of understated sophistication. Their classic pieces can be adapted to your own taste with ease, making them the perfect all rounder to add to your wardrobe.

Blue Polka Dot:

Summer is the season for bold, stand alone pieces and bright colours.
This blue polka dot waistcoat is the embodiment of smart yet fun.

With a patterned lining and back, this quirky waistcoat will have you standing out from the crowd with summer sophistication.

Florals from Gibson:

Gibson London are a strong brand here at John Douglas Menswear. With a vast variety of interesting designs, they truly cater to everyone. Below are two of our top picks for the summertime.

The navy windowpane check waistcoat is a brilliant example of how a standalone waistcoat can bring your outfit together. Worn with a simple white shirt, this bold waistcoat will make a statement without going overboard. What’s more, the beautiful floral lining just oozes summer.

For something more understated, the muted tones of the navy knitted waistcoat are great. One to take you through to autumn, this subtly textured waistcoat from the Gibson Vintage collection will go with anything.

That’s it for this weeks #FashionFriday. If you’ve got a summer event to dress up for, visit our showroom on Chestergate, Macclesfield to find your ideal formal waistcoat.

See you soon!

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