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Alternatives to polo shirts for warm weather?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Vincent A. Pasqualetto Jul 30, 2013. 18 Replies

I always wear polo's for warm weather, but I am getting tired of wearing them and being known as the "polo guy." I like wearing solid colored t-shirts and was wondering whether it is a step backwards…Continue

Advice on sport coat and second suit

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brian Jul 21, 2013. 2 Replies

I currently own a charcoal suit, navy blazer, a light blue and ecru dress shirt. My tailor is running a promotion and I bought a package that will give me a suit, sports coat, slacks, and four dress…Continue

Dress pants for the summer?

Started this discussion. Last reply by John A. Jul 18, 2013. 11 Replies

I am looking for some summer dressy-casual pants. I own a pair of gray garbardine wool pants from Brooks Brothers and I have cotton khaki pants from Express. I was thinking of getting a pair of gray…Continue

How to face rejection from a girl?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Justin Jun 25, 2013. 25 Replies

I asked a girl, whom I liked for several years, out on a date. She said she was seeing someone else, thus I was rejected. She is someone I often see at our local church every week and at some events.…Continue

 

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Vincent A. Pasqualetto replied to John P's discussion Alternatives to polo shirts for warm weather?
" I'm a bit odd when it comes to this but I use Hawaiian and tuck them in but for more ventilation you can leave it un-tucked. "
Jul 30, 2013
Christopher D replied to John P's discussion Alternatives to polo shirts for warm weather?
"Take a look at the Banana Republic V-neck t-shirts. They will keep you cool and give off a more mature look.    "
Jul 30, 2013
Ryan Anderson replied to John P's discussion Alternatives to polo shirts for warm weather?
"As several others have said I would recommend a plain no logo t-shirt. Polo shirts don't really suit me and this is what I tend to wear most of the time. Just make sure it is a good fit and doesn't hang off of you."
Jul 30, 2013
Michael replied to John P's discussion Alternatives to polo shirts for warm weather?
"Easy Answer"
Jul 29, 2013
Jeremy Anderberg replied to John P's discussion Alternatives to polo shirts for warm weather?
"Agreed about short-sleeve button-ups! "
Jul 29, 2013
Rick Shelton replied to John P's discussion Alternatives to polo shirts for warm weather?
"Plain colored t-shirts, Logo T-shirts, sport team, Event t-shirts, funny t-shirts; all of these are good for casual wear to casual events.  Wear with cargo shorts, or pant if you prefer. If you want something less casual good cotton button down…"
Jul 29, 2013
Sam Zieleman replied to John P's discussion Alternatives to polo shirts for warm weather?
"I quite like the short sleeve henley shirt, I think the neck is much more comfortable than a t-shirt"
Jul 29, 2013
Paul Sappington replied to John P's discussion Alternatives to polo shirts for warm weather?
"I cast my vote for the guayabera.  I bought my first guayabera this summer, and people tell me it looks great."
Jul 28, 2013
Thom K. replied to John P's discussion Alternatives to polo shirts for warm weather?
"Steve is right.  Linen shirts are very comfortable for summer weather, in my opinion.  They are very breathable, but tend to wrinkle faster than Polo's."
Jul 28, 2013
Steve replied to John P's discussion Alternatives to polo shirts for warm weather?
"Linen shirts are an option, as are granddad style shirts for a more casual setting (the lack of collar makes a huge difference in hot weather)."
Jul 28, 2013
StaggerLee replied to John P's discussion Alternatives to polo shirts for warm weather?
"I like the Guayabera shirts (just type it in and look at images via you search engine), Otherwise, I wear short sleeve button downs. Some are designed to be tucked in while others, like the Guayabera, are not. Polos were never anything I enjoyed the…"
Jul 28, 2013
Matthew D. Miles replied to John P's discussion Alternatives to polo shirts for warm weather?
"It's extremely difficult to dress comfortable and classy here in Texas sometimes, especially during July/August as it's the hottest time of the year. I'm no stranger to wearing plain t-shirts like you've mentioned for…"
Jul 28, 2013
Christopher replied to John P's discussion Alternatives to polo shirts for warm weather?
"Perhaps also a tailored fit rather than a classic fit, given the button-down collar."
Jul 28, 2013
Nathanael replied to John P's discussion Alternatives to polo shirts for warm weather?
"Short sleeve button downs will also work.  Just remember to tuck it in if the hem is not even all the way around."
Jul 27, 2013
Will replied to John P's discussion Alternatives to polo shirts for warm weather?
"You can also do button-down short sleeved shirts, guevaras, maybe some other things. You might browse a store, online or otherwise, for more ideas."
Jul 27, 2013
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Alternatives to polo shirts for warm weather?

I always wear polo's for warm weather, but I am getting tired of wearing them and being known as the "polo guy." I like wearing solid colored t-shirts and was wondering whether it is a step backwards in terms of maturity to be going out in t-shirts. I was thinking of getting good quality t-shirts without any labels or designs on them to wear for picnics etc. Unless there are other shirts for warm weather to choose from with the exception of polo shirts. I am 25 btw and Chicago weather can get…See More
Jul 27, 2013

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