The best in men’s fashion for summer holidays and getaways in 2022. From stylish shirts to shorts, sandals and accessories. From ASOS, Mr Porter, Arket, COS and more.
As the weather warms up, many of us are on the hunt for new style pieces for the upcoming summer vacations and travels. If you need inspiration for packing, look no further. From the best men’s staycation shirts to shorts, sandals and all the must-have accessories, we’ve rounded up the fashion essentials you’ll need this summer.
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SS22 fashion trends for men
This summer, menswear consists of sleeveless garments, oversized Bermuda shorts, lightweight shirts and slip-on sandals. Effortless suits were also very present on the catwalk, making loose linen or breathable cotton shirts a summer staple. Pastel colors and nautical stripes were also prominent, injecting color and optimism into your wardrobe. When it comes to shoes? Nostalgia always reigns supreme with sandals.
7 cool summer shirts for men
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Short sleeve utility shirt, £69, Market
Embrace the workwear aesthetic with Arket’s utility shirt. It is light and perfect to put on with shorts this summer.
Printed Cuban Collar Shirt, £88, Reiss
Wear this printed shirt with white jeans and trainers to be the most stylish man in the bar.
Weekday striped shirt, £25, ASOS
This simple striped shirt from Scandi Weekday has a relaxed fit with pastel tones – and would look great with anything.
La Paz printed poplin shirt, £120, Mr Doorman
We love the style of this herringbone pattern shirt, so stylish for summer.
Rich linen floral shirt, £25, Marks & Spencer
Do you like summer prints? This shirt from M&S will take you from day to night.
Ted Baker Abstract Print Shirt, £85, john lewis
You can say we love prints, but this abstract blue shirt is great to dress down for a smart evening look, or dress down with shorts and trainers for a cool daytime ensemble.
Ecru striped shirt, £35, River Island
This striped shirt from River Island is the perfect finishing piece for an outfit in totally neutral colors.
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Stylish shorts for men to wear this summer
Pleated Bermuda shorts, £49.99, Mango
Oversized Bermuda shorts have made the rounds of the catwalks. For a cool and comfortable fit, choose a pair like this that ends just above the knee.
Mens Woven Shorts, £54.95, Nike
We love these Nike shorts with a retro look. Made from soft woven fabric, they’re perfect in the summer heat and will never go out of style.
Cotton-twill shorts with braces, £55, Market
Pair these soft cotton Arket shorts with a striped tee and white trainers for a laid-back vacation look.
Beams Plus Herringbone Cotton Shorts, £240, Mr Doorman
These shorts mix workwear, military and sportswear. Made from herringbone striped cotton, they could be a great investment for the summer.
Textured striped shorts, £30, River Island
For a splash of color in your wardrobe, why not opt for these sporty textured River Island shorts.
Swim shorts, £68, Everlane
For shorts suitable for hiking, running and swimming, it doesn’t get any better than this pair from Everlane. They’re available in six shades, so you can find the perfect staple.
5 of the best summer sandals for men
Nike Victori Slides, £27.95, ASOS
We don’t think you can go wrong with a pair of Nike Sliders and reviewers seem to agree.
Adidas Yeezy Slides, from £296, Farfetch
Or splash out on the super popular Adidas Yeezy slides.
Myles Slide Sandals, £109, Dr Martens
With leather straps and a classic Dr. Martens AirWair sole, these sturdy sandals will take you on vacation in style and stand the test of time.
Birkenstock Arizona sandals, £65, Schuh
Often hailed as the most comfortable pair of sandals, it’s no wonder we’ve seen Birkenstock Arizona worn by Chris Pine and Leonardo DiCaprio. Pair it with socks for ultimate comfort on your travels.
Florin leather sandals, £185, Grenson
If you’re a fan of Grenson boots, they now offer summer-friendly footwear and their Florin sandals are ideal for a British summer.
Essential summer accessories for men
Gucci men’s rectangular sunglasses£255, john lewis
Holidays abroad or stays, everyone needs a good pair of sunglasses. These Gucci sunglasses are a luxurious take on the rectangular silhouette.
Camo Twill Sports Bag, £455, Mr Doorman
The perfect bag for long weekends comes in the form of this stylish Filson duffle bag. It is waxed and water resistant, and this camo pattern is a limited edition.
Chelsea Weekend Bag, £159, antler
Or if you prefer your accessories to be all black, Antler’s Weekender bag is just the size you need for a few days. It has a specially designed pocket for your shoes, a padded laptop pocket and comes with a detachable shoulder strap.
NNO7 padded baseball cap, £80, Mr Doorman
From beach hair covering to sun protection, a good cap has a multitude of uses, and this one from Acne will go with any outfit.
Apple Watch Series 7, £364, Amazon
With all your fitness metrics and the ability to call and text, this is the only watch you’ll really need this summer.
Mens Sterling Silver Chain Necklace, £245, Missoma
Channel the likes of Brad Pitt and Harry Styles by adding something a little more to your summer ensemble. If you want to be subtle, a simple silver chain is a good place to start.
Serge Denimes compass necklace £80, Selfridges
Or for a pendant, you can’t go wrong with this bestselling engraved compass necklace.
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