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12 Essentials Every Man Needs for Spring

Spring is finally here, which means it’s time to put away your heavy coats and prep for warmer weather. This season is all about making the transition from chilly mornings to warm afternoons easier, so you’re not caught sweating or shivering. And the best way to do that is to choose lighter fabrics, layers, and, of course, some seasonal trends and colors that bring life to your wardrobe.

Here are the 12 essentials you need to perfect your spring style:

Shirts & Polos

Nautical Striped Shirts

Lightweight, long-sleeved, striped shirts are a great way to make the transition from winter to spring.

This breton-striped shirt from SAINT JAMES is easily layered with a cardigan or jacket. You can find it at Fourpost in Mall of America.

Short Sleeve Button-Downs

Put away the plaids and flannels, and break out a short-sleeved, casual button-down shirt on warmer days.

Choose a whimsical print for a fun, spring look like this shark pattern from Bonobos.

Or go a little more classic with a blue, textured print that works all day.

The Perfect Polo

A nice polo shirt is super versatile for dressing up or dressing down. Wear it to work, to the beach, or even under your favorite sweater.

Get sophisticated with a white polo from Rhone at Fourpost.

Or try one of UNTUCKit’s many colors of wrinkle-free polos.

Sweaters & Such

Light Sweaters

Pack up your chunky, thick sweaters from winter and pull on some sweats or light knits for spring.

Go bold with a block-striped sweater from Topman.

Or more subtle and classy with Trunk Club’s assortment of knits and cardigans.

A Spring Jacket or Blazer

Utility jackets are hot this spring and now that coat season is officially over, Kenneth Cole has the perfect style.

Warm up a little for cooler evenings with this felt wool jacket from Naadam.

Pants

Chinos

Cool, classy, and breathable, chinos are always in for spring. Try this one from ethical fashion brand, Everlane.

Cotton Trousers

When you’re not in the mood for chinos casual, choose lightweight cotton trousers during the warmer months.

Shoes

Classic White Sneakers

Minimalist white sneakers are a classy touch for any outfit. This Italian sneaker from Yatay is ethically made with eco-friendly materials.

Or channel your inner New York style with Brooklyn-based brand, Greats.

Classic Oxfords

Oxfords should be your go-to for those times you want to get a little dressed up. Put some spring in your step with these styles from East Dane.

An Extra Touch

The Bucket Hat

For the bold men who love trends, the bucket hat is back.

Cologne

No outfit is truly complete without a fresh fragrance. You can find this travel-friendly and innovative solid cologne from Fulton & Roark at Fourpost.

Hair Styling

We love spring, but it doesn’t come without its fair share of windy days. If you want to keep your look styled all day long, check out Blind Barbers’ hair pomades and sprays at Fourpost.

Follow us on Instagram @wearefourpost for even more spring essentials and fun for the whole family.