How to wear a linen suit?
Linen is the word on the UK’s collective lips right now. It’s the perfect fabric for British summers which, it turns out, are now hotter than a 12-hour megabus journey through all nine circles of hell.
Why? Because linen is lightweight, it’s breezy, and it dries much quicker than cotton. They’re your go-to outfit for summer wedding season. You’ll be thrilled to know, then, that our bestselling Linen Suits are back in stock, and we have two new colourways.
We caught up with long time friend of the brand and menswear expert, Leon Cerrone, to serve you up some linen inspiration and four ways to wear the suit.
How to wear a black linen suit?
First up, there’s the Black Linen Suit paired with a splash of colour from a Cuban Collar Shirt or a colourful Knitted Polo or Shirt.
We think this one gives off what we like to call friendly mystery vibes. At some point in our lives we’ve all known a super-nice fella who can’t do enough for us, but we’ve always suspected they’ve got a far more interesting past than they’re letting on.
Styling a forest green linen suit
Next we’ve got the Forest Linen Suit. match with OUR MULTICOLOUR ADAMAN BREEZE, or CABIN WEAVE SHIRT.
Huge 1960s Rolling Stones/Kinks/Beatles energy from this look. You can’t go wrong. Get Perci Lane in your ears and in your eyes. Linen Suits beneath the blue London skies.
How to wear a navy linen suit?
Then there’s the Navy Linen Suit pair with a cap and a casual EMBROIDERED HOODIE Or our PULLOVER KNITTED SHIRT.
A look that exudes casual, comfortable, but smart all at the same time. One for the self-made entrepreneurs amongst you — and we know there are plenty of you.
How to wear a natural linen suit
Last up there’s the Natural Linen Suit. Style with our Patchwork Linen Shirt and ZIP OVERSHIRT.
Classy, this one. Classic and classy. There is literally no summer occasion this look isn’t perfect for. A funeral. Maybe not a funeral. There is no other occasion this look isn’t perfect for. We strongly recommend making this one part of your summer staple.
There you go, then. Four ways to wear the Percival Linen Suit. Remember, you’re always winning with linen. Winning with linning. Winnin’ with linen. Doesn’t work, see ya.