The Getup: Summer Evening Ready

A little bit dressed up, a little bit playful, 100% put-together. We’re back, baby.
summer evening getup outfit from primer magazine banana republic floral shirt uniqlo pants allen edmonds loafers warby parker glasses skagen mesh watch miansai loafer socks versace cologne etsy card case hard cream pomade The Getup men's summer outfit inspiration
banana republic palm print short sleeve shirt

Subtle Palm Print Shirt

Resort Shirt: Banana Republic

How do you add a little fun to your evening style without wearing bright colors that scream from across the room? Focus on florals in a subdued color scheme.

uniqlo grey ultra light pants for men

Slim Fit Pants

Ultra Light Pants: Uniqlo

These wool-like pants have the effect of dress pants with the lightweight stretch required for summer. Plus, the extended button adds an air for formality, which you can hint at by doing a French tuck on the floral shirt.

allen edmonds leather slip on loafer shoes for men

Slip-on Moc Loafers

Allen Edmonds Moccasin: Nordstrom

Some driving moc loafers look more like slippers, but there's no mistaking these for anything other than the rakish European leather loafers they are. Made with a soft-structured pebble-grained leather, the Allen Edmonds Driving Moccasin adds an Italian-like rakishness.

Looking for an alternative? Check out the Venetian loafer.

warby parker tortoise frame eyeglasses

Tortoise Frame Eyeglasses

Thorpe Acorn Tortoise: Warby Parker

Sophisticated but not stiff. A unique pairing of wire and acetate frames.

steel mesh watch skagen

Titanium and Steel Mesh Watch

Skagen Slim Watch: Amazon

A simple-faced watched with a shark mesh watch strap is one of the best smart casual watch options – it's less sporty than traditional steel straps. This budget-friendly wristwatch from Skagen has a unique shape that disguises just how good of a deal you got.

gold plated pendant necklace

Gold Plated Pendant Necklace

Miansai Dove Pendant Necklace: Amazon

For too long the only jewelry that a guy was “allowed” to wear was his watch and his wedding ring. Fortunately those days are behind us, and bracelets, necklaces, and additional rings have become a popular way to showcase your personality and add interest to your outfits.

This necklace from Miansai is handmade in Miami by a team with 40 artisans.

no show black slip on loafer socks

Loafer Socks

Ultra Low Cut Socks: Amazon

Nothing worse than slipping on your summer shoes and your supposed “no show” socks are perfectly visible. These are cut extra-low with heel grips so they don't slide off.

versace brand dylan blue cologne perfume

Summer Scent

Versace Dylan Blue: Sephora

While Versace is an expensive designer name, their fragrance offerings are priced surprisingly comparable to other common options. Ranking on many best summer cologne lists, Dylan Blue is earthy, fruity, with a hit of bergamot. Easy to like by everybody. 

slim leather card case

Slim Card Sleeve

Minimalist Leather Cardholder: Etsy

A sleek leather case to hold some cards and cash, handmade in Texas with free personalization.

baxter hair pomade hair product

Hard Cream Pomade

Baxter Hard Cream Pomade: Amazon

If you gave up on pomades after a bad experience with a greasy, heavy version, give Baxter's cream-based pomade a run. Trying to figure out what the best hair products are for you? Read our guide, The Best Hairstyling Products For Men Explained: What Are The Differences?

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Andrew Snavely

Andrew founded Primer in 2008 and brings 15+ years of men's style expertise. Known for his practical, relatable approach to style and self-development, he has been a recognized speaker at conferences and has styled work for top brands. Off-duty, he loves photography & editing, and enjoys road trips with his dog, Leela. Raised in rural Pennsylvania, educated in DC, and living in LA for nearly 20 years, Andrew's diverse experiences shape the relatable and real-world advice that has helped millions through Primer. On Instagram: @andrewsnavely and @primermagazine.