We never thought we’d say this, but dressing for the warmer months is tough. There are some occasions—think outdoor wedding or, worse, company picnic—that just won’t allow you to show up in a T-shirt and shorts. So with that in mind, we’ve found seven sweet lightweight blazers at a range of price points. All of them will help you stay cool—and stylish—even when it’s sweltering.
Topman Cotton “Oxford” Skinny blazer Cheeky red? Makes a good bet for a summer rock concert. $140, topman.com
J. Crew Linen “Ludlow” sportcoat The navy glen plaid in a tailored fit. Just bright enough to stand out. $168, jcrew.com
Suitsupply Cotton Blend “Copenhagen” blazer Just Euro enough that you could put it on in the United States, hop on a plane to Denmark, and fit right in. $299, suitsupply.com
Brooks Brothers Seersucker “Fitzgerald” sportcoat This one’s a bit trimmer than the Brothers’ other offerings. Come on, make F. Scott proud. $398, brooksbrothers.com
GANT Rugger Cotton “Dogtooth” blazer One-button, and low-profile peak lapels. Perfect for the yacht club. $595, gant.com
GANT by Michael Bastian Cotton “Pincord” sportcoat Tailored, with high arm openings. Bonus points for the elbow patches, if you fancy yourself the intellectual type. $985, gant.com
Isaia Cotton Jersey “Sailor” sportcoat Feels like sports, looks like class. $1,795, parkandbond.com