The Menswear edit

Individuality reigns this season as bold florals and minimalist shapes vie with relaxed tailoring and a new approach to sportswear.

The sun on your face, laughing with friends, the joy of dressing up - If there was ever a season to embrace those small pleasures in life it’s this one. At McArthurGlen you’ll find plenty of reasons to look forward the summer…

Modern safari

Modern Safari
If there is one must-have item in the spring-summer collections, it would be the safari jacket, the icon of utilitarian male looks. This season the designers have opted for either a traditional approach, with military green and brown tones, or a modernised approach with oversized cuts and countless pockets on technical fabrics filled with military-inspired details. The sharpest looks come with khaki shorts and boots for a total safari-military look, but its versatility will make it an easy addition to your outfit and a wardrobe must-have no matter what.
Sports expressive



Sports Expressive
Once a niche subculture, streetwear now sits at the big table of luxury fashion with the likes of Kim Jones and Virgil Abloh taking the genre to new heights. This season sees sportswear in its most experimental phase yet as brands introduce eccentric prints to a familiar tableau of oversized hoodies, sweats, jersey shorts and bucket hats. Statement colours have been worked into matching sets, while some eye-popping patterns punctuate your rotation of chunky kicks. Even the season’s must-have accessories - bucket hats, cross-body bags and statement socks have been given an injection of wild patterns and wilder colours.
Tailoring relaxed

Tailoring Relaxed
The suit has often moonlighted as menswear's zeitgeist over the years, from the identikit business suits of the 50s to Boss’s boxy creations in the power-crazed 80s. This season, tailoring finds itself reinvented, having spent much of 2020 in the wardrobe. Gone is the business-as-usual suiting, making way for a softly tailoring construction that favours elegant drape over macho armour. Natural shades of grey and off-white formed the sartorial looks of the season, with modern and loose-fitting silhouettes. Ditch the notion of shirt and tie and opt instead for camp collar shirts, tonal tees and smart sandals or loafers. In the #WFH era, it’s time to redefine ‘office appropriate’.
Full bloom

Full Bloom
It seems only natural that in a season of rejuvenation, we break out the bouquets and lead the charge to summer with a heady wardrobe of vibrant floral motifs. From blazing hot Levi's to the evergreen The Kooples, flower prints were in bloom in every corner of the menswear garden, propelling a bold collection of looks characterised by silk short-sleeved shirts and loose-fitting trousers. Think less English garden and more tropical paradise when it comes to the florals, but you can also tone down the boldness of the prints with a warm base of cream or pastel trousers, providing a sumptuous balance.

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