The Best Men’s Spring Essentials to Invest in This Season

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Spring will soon be knocking on our door bringing warmer temperatures, sunnier and longer days that require a whole new approach to dressing up.

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And you’d better be prepared for it.

Early spring weather is a bit tricky because surprise showers can happen quite often so a trench coat is an absolute must-have. But once the clouds clear up, the weather calls for shorter sleeves, brighter colors, and lighter fabrics.

Forget about dark leather boots and opt for the ultimate spring shoe style––a pair of Italian-made loafers. And speaking of accessories, sunglasses are another springtime essential––we found the coolest pair by Gucci that would flatter any face shape.

And since you’ll be spending a lot more time outside, make sure you look just as sharp on weekends as you do during the work week. A pair of chino trousers would do just that––just style them with a polo t-shirt or a sport shirt for a timeless look.

Now check out the must-have spring essentials to add to your closet.

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The Accessory: Loro Piana Brown Suede Belt

A classic suede belt in a light brown hue is perfect for styling with a pair of casual pants on weekends.

To buy: $550,

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The Pants: Salle Privée Gehry Chino Trousers

Whether it’s Casual Friday in the office or you’re headed out of town for the weekend, a pair of chinos will help you stay casually stylish. This slim fit style is made in Italy from cotton and comes in a variety of colors.

To buy: $317,

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Brunello Cucinelli Men's Plaid Two-Piece Suit

It’s time to retire your winter suits and opt for something lighter—both in terms of color and fabric. Brunello Cucinelli’s plaid two-piece suit features a classic two-button blazer with notched collar and straight leg trousers with side pockets.

To buy: $4,495,

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The Dress Shirt: Brioni Men's Slim-stripe Dress Shirt

You can never have too many striped shirts. This one, made from cotton, comes with rounded barrel cuffs and a spread collar. You can pair it with a suit in pretty much any color.

To buy: $790,

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The T-shirt: Isaia Washed Piqué Polo Shirt

This blue polo t-shirt has a three-button front and is a classic addition to your weekend wardrobe.

To buy: $295,

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The Coat: Burberry Cotton-Gabardine Trench Coat

The weather can be unpredictable in the spring, so a rain-proof trench coat is essential. And when it comes to trench coats, investing in one by Burberry is really a no-brainer.

To buy: $2,090,

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The Sport Shirt: Giorgio Armani Trim Fit Linen Sport Shirt

Add this light and breezy linen shirt to your off-duty ensemble. You can pair it with jeans or cotton shorts and wear it with the sleeves rolled-up.

To buy: $495,

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The shoes: Tod’s Loafers in Suede

These suede loafers ooze a laid-back vibe thanks to the woven cord detailing on the rubber soles.

To buy: $525,

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The sunglasses: Gucci 58 mm Sunglasses

The sun is finally out which means you shouldn’t leave the house without a pair of cool shades. These Gucci ones have a rounded silhouette and feature the brand’s signature red and green engraving at the temples. They have, of course, UV-protective lenses.

To buy: $360,

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The Jeans: Joe’s Jeans Brixton Straight Jeans

We love the cool grey wash of these classic, straight-leg jeans.

To buy: $188,