Sport coats are a lot like “That’s What She Said” jokes: they work in just about every context, and they never get old. You probably already own one in navy blue, which is a great start, but it’s high time to diversify. Here are three well-tailored, warm-weather-ready options that’ll look stellar with everything from trousers and a tie at the office to jeans and a crewneck pullover at a poolside soiree.
As the world’s foremost Baz Luhrmann hater, it hurts me a little to admit this, but, ugh, here goes: the wardrobe in The Great Gatsby was really on point. Among the movie’s many sartorial triumphs was Leo’s very dashing white ensemble. You can follow suit by copping this double-breasted, thick-lapelled number.
Here’s a perfect marriage of Europe’s most storied tailoring traditions: a lovely British glen check — rendered here in breezy linen — handcrafted in Italy in that country’s preferred unlined, more natural silhouette.
This colour might evoke memories of Harry Dunne’s tuxedo, but powder blue is actually one of 2017’s most sought-after and versatile shades. Pair this with a clean white tee for a minimalist look that’s just right for the weekend, and steer clear of any and all matching top hats.