Yes, we all know the classic Brooks Brothers button-front is the first thing a man reaches for when he gets dressed for work in the morning. Because it’s a shirt that knows how to work hard. But it can play hard, too. So why not take it out for a spin come the weekend? Here are three ways to do it.

Brooks Brothers Weekend Style

1. Leave the top two buttons undone and throw on a sport coat for a date. Finish the look with dark jeans or classic chinos and loafers in leather or suede.

2. Roll the sleeves and try it with colored chinos to barhop with the guys. Give the chinos a couple of rolls if they have a narrow-leg cut and slide into boat shoes, sans socks.

3. Shrug it on (completely unbuttoned) over a tee and swim trunks at the beach. Once that ab workout you’ve been doing starts to pay off, go ahead and skip the tee.

It’s time to up your shirt game. Our Brooks Brothers Boutique opened Monday, June 23, at 11AM ET.

By Chrissy Makkas, Staff Writer

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June 23, 2014

Summer is full of perks. Beautiful weather. Lots of daylight. Trips to the beach. And when it comes to clothing? This is the season where it’s easiest to get an entire weekend look for under 100 bucks. Don’t believe us? We’ll prove it. Here are three combinations to pick up now.

Men's Summer Outfits for Under $100

1. The Nod to Nautical (pictured above)
Where to Wear It: Dockside or on a sloop.
How to Do It: As you can see, navy Original Penguin shorts anchor this Cohesive striped cotton tee‘s updated nautical vibe. A canvas belt from Maker & Company in faded blue is the final touch.
Your Grand Total: $89.70

2. The Play on Print
Where to Wear It: A backyard BBQ.
How to Do It: Grab this green Maker & Company tee – it’ll complement the palm trees on these navy Threads for Thought shorts. Tie the look together with another canvas belt from Maker & Company.
Your Grand Total: $95.70

3. The Preppy Power Look
Where to Wear It: The country club.
How to Do It: Start with a classic light blue polo by Original Penguin, add Original Penguin khaki shorts, and finish this classic look with a brown leather Cole Haan belt.
Your Grand Total: $85.70

Go ahead and revamp your summer weekend style. Our Build an Entire Summer Outfit for Under $100 Boutique opens Saturday, June 14, at 11AM ET.

By Chrissy Makkas, Staff Writer

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June 14, 2014