By Joi Louviere

Photo Credit: Joi Louviere

It might be hard to find a summer look that transitions from daytime to nighttime. Kwame, here, has found a casual yet GQ look that has him looking fresh walking around B-More. His best accessory, his fedora, puts baseball caps to shame and paired with a crisp white shirt says “I’m relaxed but not sloppy.” This outfit can be concluded with almost any shoe, from a sneaker to loafer, whatever’s more comfortable for your outing.

Photo Credit: Nordstrom

The Khaki Cargo

Nordstrom
10300 Little Patuxent Pkwy
Columbia, MD 21044
(410) 715 2222
Hours: Mon-Sat 10am-9:30pm, Sun 11am-6pm

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The cargo short is always a good piece to have, hence why it never really went out of style. What man doesn’t need 10 pockets on their shorts? The below-the-knee cut is great in the heat and the khaki color keeps the look a little dressier than denim. You can literally find a cargo short at almost any men’s clothing store for around $30-45.

Photo Credit: Old Navy

White Linen

Old Navy
Security Square Mall
6901 Security Square Boulevard
Window Mill, MD 21244
(410) 265 6000
Hours: Mon-Sat 10am-9:30 pm, Sun 12pm-6pm

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I think this look started in biblical days. Guys underestimate the power of a white linen shirt, but not Kwame. His button-down is giving him plenty of ventilation while giving him a crisp and polished look. And good news for the laundry-challenged, this shirt is supposed to have a bit of a wrinkled look so step away from the iron and just throw it on. Old Navy has a great deal on these for just $19.50.

Photo Credit: Express

Famous Fedora

Express
Towson Towne Center
825 Dulaney Valley Rd
Towson, MD 21204
(412) 821 7542
Hours: Mon-Sat 10am-9pm, Sun 12pm-6pm

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Michael Jackson wore one, so that should be enough to make you consider it. Fedoras have made a big comeback and given men a new option for headwear. The great thing about this stylish hat is that there’s one for all seasons. Color and fabric will determine which time of year you should rock yours. Stop by the Express to find your new favorite accessory for $36.50.

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Throwin’ ‘Em Shade

ALDO
White Marsh Mall
8200 Perry Hall Blvd # 2080
Baltimore, MD 21236
(410) 931 7100
Hours: Mon-Sat 10am-9:30pm, Sun 11am-6pm

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Men’s sunglasses can be tricky. You want a masculine look that does the job and feels comfortable. Kwame’s tinted aviators are a good pick. Tints come in many different colors but darker ones look better with this outfit. If the aviator style and shape doesn’t work for you, find another style that works for you and your face shape. Your glasses shouldn’t be suspended above your nose or stopping up your nostrils. Aldo has the styles you want for only $12.

Joi is a recent college graduate and has written for various newspapers and news wire services. She is a writer by day and a scrapbooking reality TV enthusiast by night.