Indonesia, suits and perpetual summer might not seem like a good combination but if formal attire is an essential part of your working life, these latest "breathable" suits could be your answer.
Using materials like linen, cotton and chambray, they're designed to keep you looking and feeling a lot cooler—all without compromising on style.
Designed with the frequent traveller in mind, this suit from Burberry is cut from a lightweight mix of linen, cashmere and wool blend with memory fabrics that are designed to flex with movement of the body while retaining a sharp silhouette. Perfect for warmer weather, it's also a sound investment for home or away.
Burberry Modern Fit Travel Tailoring Linen Cashmere Wool Suit: burberry.com
Gieves & Hawkes
Perfect for the warmer weather, this elegant jacket and matching trousers are cut in a lightweight wool, linen and silk hopsack which breathes beautifully. What’s more, lightweight summer suits call for lighter colours and this sand tone strikes a fine and stylish balance between beige and plain old grey.
Gieves & HawkesWool-Linen-Silk Mixer Suit: gievesandhawkes.com
At last, a suit that was made for the sweltering heat. Tommy Hilfiger has just unveiled their lightest, most breathable and hassle-free suit yet. Crafted from an ultra-light wool-cotton blend, the fabric is temperature-responsive and boasts a fully lined jacket that weighs less than a cotton shirt.
For those looking to survive the heat in a suit that won’t weigh you down and still keep you looking sharp, this ticks all the boxes.
Tommy Hilfiger Ultra Light Suit: global.tommy.com
Cut from a lightweight blend of silk and wool, this two-piece suit from Armani allows your skin to breathe whilst maintaining a sophisticated design that will pass muster in the office, weddings and everything in between.
In a stylish shade of beige, the jacket features a single-breasted two button fastening and, in addition to the classic trousers, has a soft and lightweight fit.
Armani Soho Wool And Silk Suit: armani.com
Thanks to its breathable blend of linen, silk and virgin wool, this stylish blue suit from Hugo Boss is a summertime saviour that doesn’t compromise on sartorial sharpness. It might be as hot as the sun out there, but you'll breeze through in this trendy two-piece—whatever the occasion.
Hugo Boss blue suit, hugoboss.com
Text by: Matthew Keegan