WHAT TO WEAR: Weekend Wear

I know for a fact that I’m not the only girl out there who is jealous of how easy fashion can be for guys. Invest in a few key pieces and they never have to worry about them going out of style (Taylor Swift pun intended). This guy can throw on a button-down shirt and some cool shorts and look completely put together in minutes. Unfortunately, it never seems that simple for girls.

He looks cool and comfortable on this cloudy day, wearing the perfect outfit for whatever you have planned for a summer weekend when the temperature goes from 90 degrees during the day to 70 at night. He paired striped shorts with a simple T-shirt with a subtle quote reading “Never compromise your ideas for anyone, speak from the heart.” The shirt is more interesting than a solid T-shirt, but doesn’t overpower the pattern of the shorts with too many graphics. Plus, it actually shows off some great words to live by. A pair of red New Balance sneakers give the look a splash of color, tying in the red of both the lettering on his shirt and his simple rope bracelet. With the patriotic color palette, this might even be a cool outfit for a 4th of July party or BBQ!

One Simple Change: When the nights get cooler, swapping out shorts for a pair of ’80s-inspired lighter wash jeans or even some chinos in a fun color turn this laid back outfit into something suitable for dinner or even a date night. Another option would be buttoning up the shirt if you want to go for a smarter look.