Sport coats in particular have always offered versatility, but Tim Smasal, Squire president and general manager, said stores have increasingly been showing the variety of different options, including wearing them with jeans, khakis or dress pants.
Samuelsohn A.B.S. Travel Blazer
$1,095 at Harleys: The Store for Men, Shorewood
A blue blazer may not exactly stand out from the crowd, but this high-end item comes with 10 pockets for added convenience while traveling and a rain system to repel unexpected precipitation.
Samuelsohn Carlo Barbera Bold Blue Sport Coat
$1,295at Harleys: The Store for Men, Shorewood
Your inclination might be to avoid wearing a fresh pattern like this to the office, but Harleys buyer Jeff Brand said there’s no reason you can’t wear this in a business setting on a summer day—although he cautioned you may want to choose something else for your first day at a new job.