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How to wear a white shirt in summer?

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Between games of pétanque and aperitifs by the pool, your gaze hidden by sunglasses with smoked lenses, we predict a radiant summer for you. Enough to reconnect with the desire for the great outdoors and a nap under the parasol, while of course letting time slip by. But rising temperatures sometimes also mean a headache when it comes to choosing an outfit that is both light and comfortable... without sacrificing your style.

For this, Hast offers you some tips for adopting a chic and comfortable look in a white shirt . Timeless in the summer wardrobe, it relaxes as soon as two buttons are opened and is chosen in airy and fluid materials, in linen or cotton, with the arrival of the first rays. Combine with the right summer essentials, you'll know everything you need to look great, even under the blazing sun.

How to choose the right white shirt?

In summer, the choice of materials for your shirt is essential to stay elegant and as cool as possible. Certain materials, such as linen or cotton, are breathable and provide comfort and lightness throughout the day. One of the great advantages of linen is also that it is thermoregulating (that is to say it will keep you warm in winter and cool in summer) and dries quickly, which makes it the ideal companion for your trips. summer. Choose natural materials and quality fabrics in which you will feel comfortable.

For the cut, there is no need to remind you to avoid overly fitted pieces and to prefer casual or loose shirts, to unbutton or open casually over a t-shirt. Those who want a unique piece can also play with original details and finishes to enhance the deceptively classic look of this iconic piece: a stand collar? A half button placket? A patch pocket on the front? Short sleeves? Summer is the ideal season to express your style freely.

What to wear a white shirt with in summer?

With chinos: for an urban style

What do you think is the ideal outfit for hitting the pavement even in 30 degree weather? Without hesitation, for an urban style, we recommend the effective combo of a white 100% linen shirt and colorful chinos. White and linen are the perfect mix to stay fresh and elegant in summer. For a dinner or a drink on the terrace, play the layering card (read: layering of pieces) and combine it with an overshirt, in a linen and cotton blend, in mustard version.

With pleated pants: for a formal style (without going overboard)

Before flying to exotic destinations, some will have to go to the office dreaming of distant beaches. Sport a dressy style but above all comfort by choosing breathable and not too fitted pieces.

Made from a very soft Japanese fabric from Maruwa, the white selvedge cotton shirt is light and features original and refined details: a selvedge border on the throat or a patch pocket on the front. Its ecru, slightly speckled color goes perfectly with a sports jacket and pleated pants (or even denim?). Come on, have a little more patience before you find your feet treading on the hot sand.

With shorts: for a casual chic style

Exactly under the sun. A summer essential, the shorts can also be worn with a casual shirt, preferably white and linen, for an extra bit of subtle elegance. A variation on the classic shirt, our first popover shirt reveals a button placket inspired by polo collars and can be worn tucked into cotton shorts, navy, khaki, or beige (we don't recommend the total white look). The alliance of linen with casual chic pieces guarantees you an everyday style without a false note on the horizon. On your feet, why not dare to wear a pair of black derbies or your favorite sneakers.

And at the beach?

On the beaches of Saint-Tropez, Ramatuelle or Cap-Ferret, you will stroll in your best swimsuit and your favorite white shirt . Because yes, the white shirt can also be worn perfectly with a striped jersey , in a very sunny style. We can already imagine you, after your swim, discreetly putting on your linen shirt, to wear open or lightly buttoned. Add to that a delicately tanned complexion, and you're radiant.

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