Summer Wear for the Discerning Gent


The first glimmer of sunshine had a profound impact on the discerning gents of the UK. This certainly means it was time to get the accessories upgraded for the summer style.




There is a vast collections of shades available for the discerning gent but one stood out here at Elysium. Maui Jim, the premium polarized Hawaiian sunglasses brand, designed for fashion was perfect for style and fitness. The Kawika frames are a gem, styled beyond the traditional aviators the Kawika frames have a beautiful antique metal treatment finish and sports one of Maui Jim’s original designs.



Available at £225 from Maui Jim




There is no better way to bring in the summer, and look the part, by ensuring the discerning gent has his hat game on point. It takes a confident gent to pull off this style accessory but Elysium is fairly sure you can do it. A producer of men’s hats for more than 330 years, Lock & Co was the first to design the iconic bowler in 1850. The Classic Woven Straw Panama Hat needs no introduction – the classic timeless hat, It is constructed in a brisa weave, which is renowned for its fine texture and lightweight yet durable nature.



Available from £235 from Mr Porter.




A pair of well-made boat shoes is a timeless investment and this version by Bottega Veneta will make a distinctly luxurious impression. Made in Italy from supple leather in a burnt-orange hue, they have been detailed with the label’s woven intrecciato for a point of difference. Wear yours with rolled-up chinos to show them off to full effect.



Available from £520 from Mr Porter


Sam U.

Sam U.

Sam loves all things style and grooming. He’s passionate about showcasing new technology, helping to tell the story of new businesses and entertainment for the discerning gent.