Summer Style, Pitti Peacocks, and Polo Shirts

I can’t believe June is already over. Just the other day my wife and I were telling our daughter that she only has nine weeks of summer break left. I think she still hasn’t picked up her jaw. This week is the Fourth, and after that we’re on cruise control until school starts back up. How has your summer been so far?

Weekend Reading
Weekend Reading

I found lots of great content to share with you today. From straight razors to Pitti Peacocks to dressing your son, this Weekend Reading is packed with goodness! So let’s get to it.

Some great tips from T.M. Lewin on summer style in your 20s, 30s, 40s, and 50s.

What makes linen so great for summer? He Spoke Style has the answer!

You’re not going to find a better price on a waxed cotton jacket for autumn than this one.

According to The Rake, the Pitti Peacock is no more.

At some point I’ll transition to a straight razor, and I’ll be glad to have this post from Sharpologist as a resource.

Bring a little 60s style to your next poolside cookout.

Style gets a little trickier when you can’t layer. Here’s some great advice from Put This On.

Poetry is a literary genre which I have definitely not paid enough attention to. I’ve only read two on this list by The Art of Manliness. What about you?

Have you seen the new shaving soaps and aftershaves from West Coast Shaving? I can’t wait to try these!

I’m trying to make a conscious effort to wear a polo shirt when I would normally wear a t-shirt. Thanks to Valet I shouldn’t run out of options.

Of course, I think they missed one.

Ian pulled together a fantastic breakdown of Stanley Tucci’s rule-breaking style.

Speaking of straight razors, this restoration by Fretzwerk for The Canuck Shaver is beautiful.

Fine Accoutrements released new soap bowls to hold their pucks.

Dressing my five-year-old son in something other than athletic gear is difficult most days. These suggestions from Mr Porter are most welcome.

Clothing shows we care.

Hopsack is a fantastic light, wool material for summer.

When Ryan Holiday tells me to read a book (or thirty-six), I listen.

Crabtree & Evelyn is a brand I have certainly overlooked. I won’t anymore.

I love the color of this leather!