Live-Action Getup: How to Dress Well (and Stay Comfortable) in Summer Heat

As we shed layers in the warmer months, it can feel impossible to keep your style game up. We’ll show you how.
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Andrew is the founder and editor of Primer. He's a graduate of American University and currently lives in Los Angeles. Read more about Primer on our About page. On Instagram: @andrewsnavely and @primermagazine.

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  • Reply May 21, 2015

    Nikita Ivanov

    Awesome look. Sharp but summerish. Belt really puts all together. Shame, they don’t have small belt sizes at all. But I really like the idea of classy leather front and fabric horizontal stripes.
    By the way, your shirt differs from H&M options. Where is it from?

    • Reply May 21, 2015

      Andrew

      Hey Nikita, If you have an H&M store nearby check them out, that’s where the belt and shirt came from. The shirt seems to be in store only, which is frustrating with more affordable retailers. So glad you like it!

  • Reply May 21, 2015

    TJ

    That is my basic look for summer but I don’t tuck the shirt in. I’ve got a bit of a belly (which I am working on) so it doesn’t seem to look as good on me.

  • Reply May 21, 2015

    Dan McKeown

    My favorite summer getup yet! Nice job Andrew.

  • Reply May 22, 2015

    Ethan Unland

    Are aviators ok to wear? I have been seeing a lot of the types of glasses you posted but I am still an aviator fan at heart. Just curious

    • Reply May 22, 2015

      Andrew

      Definitely, always a classic look!

  • Reply May 22, 2015

    Baron Kanter

    Hi Andrew, thats a great look! How do you feel about shorts on short guys? I am 5’7″ and often feel like shorts make me look shorter.

    • Reply May 22, 2015

      Andrew

      Hey Baron, Absolutely! There aren’t many things that any man regardless of size and shape can’t pull off as long as the fit is right. You’ll want to find shorts that have a short inseam so you can get the same trim silhouette as above. If you can’t find any that fit off the rack you could have them tailored for pretty cheap.

  • Reply May 23, 2015

    Daniel

    What’s the fit like on the driving mocs? Looks like I have to buy them online and I’m hoping not to go through the pain of buying two sizes and sending one back.

  • Reply May 29, 2015

    Joseph Killoran

    One word: Uniqlo. For the socks I pay 3 quid a pop in the UK; considerably cheaper than 18 USD.

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  • Reply June 13, 2015

    Diether

    Is that powder to prevent swamp crotch or-?

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