Man For Himself is all about keeping it simple when it comes to summer wardrobe staples. We like to mix it up now and again with a statement printed shirt, but for every day we like the classic basics. They are easy to wear and can be worn time and time again.

Very.co.uk have a great selection of menswear, particularly for this summer, and so we’ve picked some of our favourite pieces. We believe an outfit isn’t complete without a fragrance, so we’ve chosen what we think works really well for this time of year.

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Casual

Casualwear can mean different things to different people so for some of you, you might like to experiment with your fashion style.

The classic Man For Himself casual outfit has to be a pair of blue straight-leg denim jeans, a classic navy/white tee, a crewneck sweatshirt, and a pair of comfy hi-top trainers. It’s easy, comfortable and inoffensive!

Talking of comfort, we all like to throw something on at the end of a hard day’s work, or just to lounge around in on a relaxing Sunday afternoon. Get those joggers and your favourite hoodie out and chill with a bit of Netflix.

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You don’t need anything fussy when it comes to an everyday fragrance, to match your casualwear. One of our all-time favourites at Man For Himself, is Hugo Boss Boss Bottled.  It’s a fresh and vibrant Eau de Toilette, that settles with masculine, warm, and earthy tones. You simply can’t go wrong with it.

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Sportswear

Throughout lockdown, more and more people have been exercising from home but as the weather is warming up we can all get outside to build up a sweat and get fit in the fresh air.

It’s always a good feeling when you’ve got a new pair of trainers on and you can smash your time on that 10k run. Make you find the right pair for you and don’t be tempted to go out running in your favourite pair of Vans!

Grab a pair of lightweight shorts and t-shirt. Keep it plain and simple, or go for a crazy print if you want to have some fun with your sportswear.

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When it comes to fragrance, you don’t need anything heavy. You might just prefer to go for a long walk, and if you want to smell fresh, why not spritz on a bit of Clinique For Men Happy. It will give you a pep in your step.

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Formal

A lot of us won’t be getting all dressed up for a wedding or formal event anytime soon, but that doesn’t mean you will be living in your tracksuit forever!

Every guy needs a great suit in their wardrobe. A pair of well-fitting tailored trousers, smart jacket, and classic white or plain shirt will take you a long way. They can work for a job interview. Just make sure you have a smart pair of leather shoes too.

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To pair up with your formal look, you need to go for a sophisticated fragrance. It’s all about making an impact but not to overwhelm. So, Man For Himself recommends Mont Blanc Explorer, as it has a punchy opening but is still extremely wearable.

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Staycation

Most of us will be spending our summer holidays at home this year. Fortunately, in the UK, the weather is already nice and warm so it’s time to bust out those shorts and t-shirts.

We love a good pair of cotton or chino shorts at Man For Himself. If you go for something plain on the bottom half, it then means you can go for a something a more ‘jazzy‘ and adventurous up top! Alternatively, go for a printed pair of shorts and a classic plain white tee.

If you’re brave enough to go for a swim in the cool British waters… don’t forget a pair of swimming shorts!

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A perfect summery fragrance, that will instantly whisk you away to relaxing by the pool with a strong drink in hand, is All Saints Sunset Riot. This is spicy and peppery, but with a slight sweetness. It fragrance lasts really well on the skin, so you can wear from day to night.


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