10 best men’s summer shirts

The humble shirt has had something of a reinvention this season - think botanical prints, bright pops of colour and new takes on old favourites. We’ve handpicked ten of the best to up your spirits and revive your wardrobe.


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1. Into the tropics

Howick Bamboo Slub Short Sleeve Shirt


The tropical print of choice this season? A botanical shirt.

Howick, Bamboo slub short sleeve shirt, £30


2. Two for one

Criminal Java Print Short Sleeve Shirt


Nail two trends in one with this printed number that ticks off both khaki and tropical in one fell swoop.

Criminal, Java print short sleeve shirt, £30


3. Just your colour

Polo Ralph Lauren Garment Dyed Slim Fit Shirt


Add bold pops of colour to an otherwise monochrome wardrobe. Bright pinks are going nowhere, but we also love deep coral.

Polo Ralph Lauren, Garment dyed slim fit shirt, £95


4. Go darker

Armani Exchange Floral Print Shirt


Armani Exchange reimagines the floral print shirt with dark blue hues and eye-catching graphics.

Armani Exchange, Floral print shirt, £80


5. Line art

Hugo Boss Cattitude 1 Short Sleeve Floral Print Shirt


Introduce some graphics into your wardrobe with some very on-trend greens and pinks.

Hugo Boss, Cattitude 1 short sleeve floral print shirt, £99


6. Softly softly

Jack & Jones Jormurtough Print Shirt


Want to dip your toe into the print trend? Opt for this classic fit shirt with a subtle pattern.

Jack & Jones, Jormurtough print shirt, £25


7. Check it out

Tommy Hilfiger Tommy Jeans Essential Check Shirt


As good with denim as with tailored shorts, a checked shirt is a wardrobe staple.

Tommy Hilfiger, Tommy Jeans essential check shirt, £65


8. Roll up

Pepe Jeans Tuscani Long Sleeve Shirt


Channel Italian street style by wearing a crisp shirt, sleeves rolled up. We love this one from Pepe Jeans, which matches its pocket pattern perfectly with its rolled up cuffs.

Pepe Jeans, Tuscani long sleeve shirt, £60


9. Dotted line

Barbour Owen Long Sleeve Shirt


The most retro of prints, the polka dot, has had a recent update, coming in a more subtle pattern that’ll work just as well for work and play.

Barbour, Owen long sleeve shirt, £64.95


10. Lighter option

GANT Linen pinstripe shirt


Linen instantly says summer. Cool, breezy and timeless, ensure shapes are fitted to keep the look modern.

GANT, Linen pinstripe shirt, £100