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The Six Cotton Suits to Consider

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You’ve probably noticed your office commute getting gradually warmer by the day. And while the weather is partly to blame, so is your suit.

The answer: a trusty cotton suit. Choose the right one and you’ll have the most versatile thing in your closet this summer—in addition to wearing it when you’d otherwise be sweating in wool, you can also throw the jacket into your weekend mix of polo shirts and chinos when the occasion calls for it.

Herewith, the six cotton suits to consider this summer.»

How to Up Your On-Court Style Game

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Whether it’s Russell Westbrook in bright paisley at a press conference or Dwyane Wade collaborating with yet another menswear brand, our attention has been mostly off-court lately when it comes to basketball style. (Then again, in-action they’re all dressed eerily similarly.)

But although the pros all have to wear matching tech-y uniforms when they step on the court, there’s no reason that your on-court accoutrements can’t have a little extra stylishness. So we rounded up some of the most dapper sports gear on the market to elevate your pickup-hoops-related handsomeness to the next level.

Shooting for three, after the jump...»

The New International Men’s Shops to Know

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In our grand tradition of keeping you up to date on the international men’s shop scene, we’ve scoured the globe for the newest openings in your regular haunts—you know, Shanghai, Berlin, the usual. Because you never know when you’re going to need some British tailoring while in Hamburg.

Here are the latest updates to your already-dapper international rolodex of men’s shops...»

The Best-Looking Locker Room in Town: Inside Todd Snyder x Champion’s City Gym

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This weekend saw the opening of Todd Snyder’s first stand-alone shop in the way of a collaboration with Champion dubbed “City Gym.” Along with their debut sportswear collection, the pop-up retail space is stocked with some of Snyder’s favorite sporting goods.

Reclaimed steel lockers and cubbies are lined with watches/bicycles from Detroit’s Shinola, Ebbets Field felted ball caps, Hoosier bats and Leather Head balls. In addition to an exclusive assortment of goods curated by Kaufmann Mercantile, ranging from pocket-size titanium tools to hand-stitched Japanese notebooks.

Take a look inside, after the jump.»