Summer Suit Style Inspiration

Whilst the winter months lend themselves better to the darker hues of blue, grey and black, the summer allows the opportunity to try something a little different. Get inspired with these bold, colourful ideas to improve your summer style:

The King & Allen Bold Check

1. Bold Check – Not ready for a full check suit yet? Why not start to work it into your wardrobe with a blazer, wear it casual, mix and match shirts, pocket squares and ties to reflect your mood.

Fabric: Super 130’s 7 1/2oz worsted wool from Holland & Sherry constructed from a 2/2 twill for soft handle and natural crease recovery

Feature of note: patch pockets

Price:

Jacket Only:
£660 Half Canvas
£935 Full Canvas

Suit:
£899 Half Canvas
£1199 Full Canvas

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The King & Allen Bold Check

The King & Allen Bold Check

The King & Allen Flamboyant Check Suit

The King & Allen Flamboyant Check Suit

2. Flamboyant Check – This bold flamboyant check has been styled with a complimentary puppy tooth, olive green waistcoat. This breaks up the pattern and draws out the multiple colours from the check.

Fabric – Super 130’s 8oz worsted wool from Holland & Sherry for excellent drape and tailoring qualities

Feature of note: olive green corozo buttons

Price:

Suit:
£899 Half Canvas
£1199 Full Canvas
Waistcoat: £260/£360

Request a swatch – If you would like us to send a swatch of this cloth to your home or work address please click here.

3. Summer Blush – The science: Linen sits away from the body due to its weave and structure allowing more airflow in hot climates. The result?: Perfect attire for a sun kissed wedding or fun summer event.

Fabric – 11oz 100% linen from Holland & Sherry. Linen has a crisp textured finish, is very hardwearing and is excellent for hot or humid climates.

Feature of note: sail shaped pocket flaps.

Price:

Jacket Only:
£500 Half Canvas
£760 Full Canvas
Request a swatch – If you would like us to send a swatch of this cloth to your home or work address please click here

The King & Allen Summer Blush Suit

The King & Allen Summer Blush Suit

 

4. The Boating Blazer – An update on a casual classic, this boating jacket in sand is the perfect addition to your summer wardrobe. Wear with jeans or bright chinos for a cool, contemporary look this regatta season.

Fabric Super 110’s 9oz Italian pure wool from our house cloths. The fine weave will give a luxurious feel and at an unbeatable price.

Feature of note: contrast white piping on the lapel and pocket edge.

Price:

Jacket Only:
£410 Half Canvas
£835 Full Canvas

Suit:
£549 Half Canvas

Request a swatch – If you would like us to send a swatch of this cloth to your home or work address please click here.

 

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