5 Spring Essentials Every Man Needs in His Wardrobe

Mens dress shirts in an array of pastel colors hanging on a clothing rail.

Spring is the perfect time for men to refresh their wardrobe and update their style. From light, breathable fabrics to vibrant colors and classic prints, there is an array of options. Here are a few key pieces that every man should have in his wardrobe to stay on top of current trends and be prepared to stay cool, comfortable, and looking great all season long.

A Patterned Button-Down

Patterned button-down shirts are a great way to add a touch of style to any look. Whether you’re looking to dress up or dress down, these shirts will always add a touch of flair to your outfit. A classic button-down shirt looks sharp with a blazer and jeans for a night out or over a t-shirt for a more casual look. You can find them in all sorts of prints, such as florals and plaids to stripes and abstract patterns. There are plenty of options to choose from, so finding something that speaks to your personal style should be easy. If you're feeling bold, mix patterns by pairing a floral printed shirt with a colored chino or short. Keep it simple and opt for a striped shirt with a pair of blue jeans. Either way, they are a great way to add some personality to any outfit.


Men wearing short sleeve patterned button down shirts in street style images with shorts, sneakers, loafers and accessories.

Light Wash Denim 

Light wash jeans are a classic staple in any man's closet rotation. Not only are they stylish, but they are also incredibly versatile. They can effortlessly be dressed up or down and look great with everything from a blazer and oxford shirt to a T-shirt and sneakers. It’s perfect for spring, as it is light enough to wear in the warmer temperatures but still provide the classic look of denim.

White Sneakers

A stylish pair of sneakers can really pull a look together and are essential to a man's spring wardrobe. White sneakers are a classic choice that will go with virtually any outfit. They’re also versatile enough to take you from day to night and they pair perfectly with jeans, shorts, or chinos. You can even wear them with a casual suit on an evening out. Whether you’re strolling around town or brunching with friends, these shoes are sure to make a statement while keeping you comfortable throughout the day.

Lightweight Jacket

When it comes to the spring season, a lightweight jacket is a great transitional item to add an extra layer to your look. Go for jackets made out of materials like cotton, linen, or canvas. Avoid heavyweight materials like wool as these are too hot for the upcoming warmer months. Choose styles that are classic and timeless like a blazer, chore coat, or bomber jacket. The color should be neutral to match a variety of different outfits. Be sure to choose a size that fits well and allows for layering underneath if needed.


Men wearing light jackets in street style fashion looks with white sneakers, jeans, khakis, sunglasses and accessories.

A Statement Watch

A statement watch can be the perfect finishing touch to any outfit and is the perfect accessory for men this season. When shopping for a statement watch, opt for something with a bold design that adds flair to your outfit. Whether you prefer a sporty style or a classic leather-banded timepiece, the options are endless. Be sure to find one that fits your style and personality so you can stand out from the crowd!

As you can see, being prepared to dress for a new season can be a fun way to elevate your everyday style. From relaxed jeans and light jackets to bold, patterned shirts, there is an endless array of stylish, comfortable items that you can select. Don't be afraid to express your individual style, and keep in mind that items of good quality can be timeless wardrobe staples. So let’s get ready to dress up and enjoy the warmer weather with your new Stately spring wardrobe! 

Men’s bomber jacket, patterned button down shirt, white sneaker, silver watch, light wash blue jean denim.

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Happy Styling!




Dottie Day
Writer, designer, and stylist based in Los Angeles, CA