Summer is the ultimate social season, and as such, you need a wardrobe that is ready for everything. Here, we give you all the inspiration you need for those events filling up your calendar, from garden parties and outdoor concerts to sporting championships and days spent poolside. Discover top brands such as [Hartford](https://www.fenwick.co.uk/brands/hartford), [Boardies](https://www.fenwick.co.uk/brands/boardies), [Orlebar Brown](https://www.fenwick.co.uk/brands/orlebar-brown), [Saturdays New York City](https://www.fenwick.co.uk/brands/saturdays-new-york-city) and [Cutler and Gross](https://www.fenwick.co.uk/brands/cutler-and-gross) that will be defining your summer style.
From garden parties and outdoor concerts to sporting championships and days spent by the poolside, we've got all the outfit inspiration you for a well-dressed summer, including top brands such as Hartford, Saturdays New York City and Orlebar Brown.
#### Outdoor Concert From the daytime gigs to the late-night shows, summer is the best season to see live music, performances and festivals while basking in the glorious weather. We love this [Boardies Tora Shirt](https://www.fenwick.co.uk/men/clothing/shirts/casual-shirts/tora-open-collar-shirt/0000397141-RED.html) with its fun, good-vibes colour, and it pairs perfectly with these [J Brand Tyler Jeans](https://www.fenwick.co.uk/men/clothing/jeans/tapered/tyler-taper-fit-selvedge-jeans/0000418014-J12088.html) or [Hartford Bobby Shorts](https://www.fenwick.co.uk/men/clothing/trousers-and-shorts/shorts/chinos/bobby-chino-short/0001038795-102.html). And if the evening takes a cooler turn, layer up with this [CLOSED Hooded Sweatshirt](https://www.fenwick.co.uk/men/clothing/sweatshirts-and-knitwear/hoodies/hooded-sweatshirt/0000412349-218.html) for a contemporary twist on classic cool.
#### Lido Days When the sun comes out, one of the best places to enjoy it is at the outdoor swimming pool. Whether you’re spending the day laughing with your friends, splashing about with the family or just relaxing by the poolside, keep your style credentials as high as the temperature with these [Derek Rose](https://www.fenwick.co.uk/men/clothing/swimwear/shorts/aruba-plain-swim-short/2530007716300.html) and [Frescobol Carioca](https://www.fenwick.co.uk/men/clothing/swimwear/trunks/angra-tailored-swim-shorts/0000343610-BLUE.html) swim shorts. [Orlebar Brown’s Terry Towelling Polo](https://www.fenwick.co.uk/men/clothing/polo-and-rugby-shirts/polo-shirt/terry-towelling-polo/0000344542-MAZANINEII.html) is the ultimate combination of sophistication and practicality, letting you dry off and dress up at the same time.
#### Good Sport From Wimbledon and the Tour de France to the Ashes, the Open Championship and Formula 1, summer is made of great sporting events. Whether you’re at the stadium, an outdoor screen or down the pub, show your team support and style in colourful polo shirts like [this one from Polo Ralph Lauren](https://www.fenwick.co.uk/men/clothing/polo-and-rugby-shirts/polo-shirt/abstract-stripe-polo-shirt/0000413302-1.html). Wear it with pared back [Gant Utility Shorts](https://www.fenwick.co.uk/men/clothing/trousers-and-shorts/shorts/casual/relaxed-twill-utility-shorts/0000389138-248.html) and these ever-cool [Cutler and Gross Sunglasses](https://www.fenwick.co.uk/women/accessories/sunglasses/round/classic-round-sunglasses/2530009978775.html), and you’ve got a winning look, no matter how your team fares.
#### Garden Party Whether it’s a casual barbecue or an outdoors drinks reception, there’s no better way to while away the summer hours than with your friends and family at a garden party gathering. These [Doppiaa Summer Cord Trousers](https://www.fenwick.co.uk/men/clothing/trousers-and-shorts/trousers/corduroy/summer-cord-trouser/0000415006-01.html) strike the perfect smart/casual balance, whether you want to wear it with a summer-ready shirt like [this one from Hartford](https://www.fenwick.co.uk/men/clothing/shirts/casual-shirts/slam-short-sleeved-fans-print-shirt/0000380569-03.html) or something more relaxed like this [PS Paul Smith Crew](https://www.fenwick.co.uk/men/clothing/sweatshirts-and-knitwear/jumpers/stripe-crew-with-pleat-knit/0000411802-16.html). Finish your look with [Cutler and Gross Round Metal Sunglasses](https://www.fenwick.co.uk/women/accessories/sunglasses/round/round-metal-sunglasses/2530009978713.html) and bask in the good weather, good company and great clothes.
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