Mens Shopping Guide: Seven Spring Wardrobe Essentials

March 18th, 2009

From a fresh Gingham shirt to classic grey jeans, here are seven Spring wardrobe essentials to add to your closet:

The Gingham Shirt
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Baird McNutt Linen Shirt in Classic Gingham | $79.50 at J Crew

The Pocketed Polo
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Military Polo | $39.50 at Martin + Osa

The Go-Everywhere Sweater
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All-Son Full Zip Sweater with Pockets | $68 at Urban Outfitters

The Layering Hoodie
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Heavyweight Slub Jersey Hooded Henley | $59.50 at J Crew

The Rugged (yet Urban) Jacket
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Military Jacket | $88 at Gap

The Grey Jeans
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Vintage Slim Fit Garment Dyed Denim | $98 at J Crew

The Classic Sneaker
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Jack Purcell Distressed Sneakers | $65 at J Crew

What are your favorite Spring essentials?  Share them with us in the comments!

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6 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Sal  |  March 18th, 2009 at 6:07 am

    My husband isn’t a trendy guy, but these are some great basics that even HE would love!

  • 2. Gary  |  March 18th, 2009 at 6:16 am

    I don’t feel like hoodies are my style (they seem too “young”) but everything else here works for me. I even have a couple items already (the Jack Purcells and a gingham shirt), and the rest has been on my wish list for a while. These selections are basic and classic, and you can’t go wrong with that.

  • 3. Trisha  |  March 18th, 2009 at 7:20 pm

    Hoodies do feel young, but they can work if paired with the right items. Another item that’s similar in function (but also for the more sophisticated set) is a loose weave knit sweater. Think of it as the Spring version of the shawl collar cardigan you got last Winter.

  • 4. Gary  |  March 19th, 2009 at 6:01 am

    Great suggestion. I have a knit sweater jacket from J. Crew that I think would fit the bill. Thanks, Trish!

  • 5. Austin  |  March 19th, 2009 at 9:12 pm

    All of the pieces above are somewhat fashionable other than the hoodie which I would have omitted. However all of this is very late 90’s I think I had most of this in my closet back then. Are retailers just pulling out their old overstock?

  • 6. buddy  |  December 10th, 2010 at 5:53 am

    i love this how can i get one of this

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