Not a Shorts Guy? These Are the Summer Pants for You

Not a Shorts Guy? These Are the Summer Pants for You

[Editor’s Note: This story was updated on May 17, 2019 to include prAna, Agave Denim, Outerknown, Everlane, Wellen, Faherty, Bonobos, Todd Snyder, Rhone, J.Crew Factory, Perry Ellis,  and Under Armour.]

In the sweltering heat of summer, finding a pair of pants that strikes the perfect balance of comfort, durability, and good looks is tricky. Jeans are hot (yes, even  white ones); thin pants like linen that breathe feel great from the inside, but they wrinkle easily and can sweat through in humidity. And most can’t last beyond a single day without needing a wash. In an effort to find the ideal summer pants we tried two that claim to work well in everyday, outdoor situations.

No Sweat Pants from Vancouver’s DU/ER and 365 Pants from Flint & Tinder are designed to be worn during outdoor activities, and for multiple days straight, if necessary. Both aim to combine the look and … Read the rest

9 Summer Essentials From J.Crew Factory

9 Summer Essentials From J.Crew Factory

Ahh, summer. The sun, the sand, the … commitments. Look, you still gotta work, right? Not all the parties will be on the beach. Even though it’s going to be hot out, there are things to do and places to be where you can’t get away with cut-offs and a t-shirt. Where’s the best place to hook up summer wardrobe essentials that will go with anything and take you anywhere—without breaking the bank? Try J.Crew Factory.

J. Crew Factory is one of our favorite resources for summer staples. It’s much of the same gear you find at the regular J.Crew store, but at prices that are half (or more) less.

J. Crew Factory has a huge selection of summer essentials, from t-shirts and shorts to polos, lightweight jackets, accessories, and more. The styles are fresh, the colors are summer-ific, and the prices can’t be beat. There are tons … Read the rest