A Complete Guide to Summer Dressing with John Varvatos

By Kacie Whitman By Kacie Whitman | July 11, 2023 | Style & Beauty, Sponsored Post,


Summer is finally upon us, which means it’s time to ensure your closet is stocked with elevated essentials that provide the utmost comfort when temperatures rise. For over 20 years, John Varvatos has reimagined seasonal classics with its own rebel spirit and old-world craftsmanship. In the brand's Pre-Fall 23 collection, the iconic American Alternative luxury brand debuted a range of modern, heritage-inspired silhouettes in an easy-to-wear palette, ready to transform your summer styling.

John Varvatos’s expertise in leather and suede can be seen throughout the luxury label’s jackets, sweaters and footwear. And while these materials may not come to mind when dressing in the heat, the label's latest collection maintains its love for leather by opting for a lighter variety of artisanal textures and colors to keep you cool all season long.

No matter what your summer entails, be it escaping the city to head upstate or to a coastal beach getaway, John Varvatos highlights a handful of contemporary Pre-Fall 23 pieces to consider.

Lightweight Suede

Trivia Jacket ($2,298)

Suede is a sophisticated selection for cool summer nights. When donning leather in the summer, be sure to invest in a neutral-colored piece like this grey military-inspired jacket. Crafted in Spanish suede, the Trivia’s natural wave and texture keep the piece from feeling too formal.

Refined Silhouette

Thompson Jacket ($1,998)

Should you be returning back to the office, a leather jacket like the Thompson is a chic alternative to the traditional blazer. The slim-fit silhouette as well as its hook and bar style is a John Varvatos staple. And thanks to goat suede, its unique silky texture will add depth and an earthy tone to your professional look.

An Everyday Essential

Broome Tank ($148)

A summer tank must be versatile for your daily agenda. Layer the Broome under linen shirts to dress up or simply wear it alone for a casual day at the beach. Made with organic linen, the tank is lightweight while maintaining the rock ‘n’ roll sensibility John Varvatos is known for.

Breathable Fabrics

Leone Crewneck Sweater ($298)

Luxe knitwear may sound like a surprising option for warmer temperatures, however, the open weave and mixed stitched textures of the Leone sweater provide its wearer with breathability throughout any event. Its soft pastel pink hue also adds a touch of romanticism to the artisanal collection.

Shop John Varvatos Pre-Fall 23 Collection at johnvarvatos.com.

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