Linen is, without a doubt, one of our absolute favorite fabrics for Spring and Summer. It’s very versatile and can appear by itself in a style that is made from 100% linen, or it can be combined with any number of fabrics like cotton, silk, and the ever-classic business fabric, wool. You’ll find pure linen or linen blends in our collection in the forms of sport coats, suits, sport shirts, pants, and more. People have been wearing linen for thousands of years to keep cool – come see what all the fuss is about!
Here are a few looks you can create with linen from our Summer ’17 Collection:
Linen is a textile best known as the quintessential warm-weather fabric. It has been produced for thousands of years by numerous civilizations, and surviving artifacts like the hieroglyphics below give a glimpse into just how important of a role it played. A clothing staple even after millennia, linen’s continued popularity demonstrates its truly impressive staying power.
But how exactly has it remained the top choice for warm-weather wear, even with the recent influx of technologically-enhanced apparel? Well, linen is better at cooling than any other fabric because its super absorbent… Continue>>
The mere thought of life before air conditioning sends shivers down our spines. How the species survived is a mystery to us. But while office buildings today may be climate controlled to keep employees cool under pressure, you’ll still want clothing items that keep you looking and feeling fresh as you shuttle from morning meeting to lunch appointment to dinner date.
So consider these springtime suggestions a “warm-up” preparation for summer, when things really start to scorch. By then you’ll be an old pro at dressing for the sunshine.
Wool breathes, allowing for air circulation to keep you cool in warm weather. A lightweight wool suit can… Continue>>