Style Scenario: It Got Hot (Casual)
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What are you going to wear? Sometimes it’s good to look at a few suggestions then add your own tweaks and ideas. That’s what these are for. It’s a hot one this year, and while it’s totally understandable to revert back to the elastic waists of 2020 in the hot hot heat of 2021, throwing a “” twist in a few times a week (or, I dunno… once?) can do wonders for your self-confidence. Here’s one way to keep it casual, without totally throwing in the towel and doing the shorts/flip flops thing.
The Shirt: . From Old Navy’s super inexpensive workout line. So yes, it’s technically a workout shirt, but it’s plain enough to wear with chinos and sneakers/slip-ons too. Breathes. Wicks. The works. Yes it has those two little reflective strips on the sleeves for nighttime/early AM running, but since the body is gray, those blend in decently enough. Plus, it’s hot as heck out. Stick with stuff that breathes and wicks if possible.
The Chinos: or ($89.50). Yes, pants. In the heat. Why pants in the heat? Because we already have . Also, watch some time. Not a lot of dudes walking around the desert in shorts. Their legs would fry off in a second. Cuff the legs if you want to give off a more casual vibe.
The Shoes: . Better construction and feel than your average canvas slip-on. Made in an ethical, family-owned factory in Brazil.
The Sunglasses: ($161). On sale as part of . Looks to be the traditional wayfarer silhouette, and not the slimmer “New Wayfarer” option? Looks great though. Havana tortoise frames, and they’re saying those are blue lenses? Dark gray/blue? Nice. 50mm here.
The Watch: ($1145). SPENDY! But on big time sale at Nordstrom Rack, which is the little outlet brother of Nordstrom. So you should still be getting a factory warranty here, since Nordstrom is an authorized retailer. If you don’t want to drop more than half a grand on a wrist watch, try this .
The Belt: FINAL w/ BIGSALE. Shark Belt returns!!
Want a few other idea starters for what to wear when it’s friggin’ hot out? .
Heading to a wedding and need ideas for that? .