Menswear Essentials for Spring - IMBOLDN
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With the spring months ahead of us we’re faced with the perplexing prospect of cold one day, warm the next, and how to dress accordingly. With this in mind, our editors have compiled apparel and footwear essentials to get you through these uncertain months and beyond. Take, for example, Everlane’s Heavyweight Overshirt – wear this over a tee and you’re set for those chillier days. Or, the Sabah Shoe, a slip-on that’s perfect for spring and will easily transition into summer. Whatever your particular style, you’ll likely come upon just the perfect find in our Menswear Essentials for Spring.

Everlane The Heavyweight Overshirt

Part of Everlane’s Uniform collection, this relaxed straight fit overshirt can serve as a light jacket or as a warm mid-layer under a coat on those chilly spring days. Made with 8oz. 100 percent heavy cotton twill, this shirt comes in five different colorways that are certain to complement the rest of your wardrobe. What’s more, Everlane backs its collection with a 365-day guarantee where the brand will gladly replace the apparel should it get a hole, shrink, or fade.

Bonobos Stretch French Terry Crew

Want a staple sweatshirt that’s comfy, offers great colors and has good vibes? Look no further than Bonobos’ Stretch French Terry Crew. Each of the four available colors boasts original artwork from the brand that’s designed in-house. Made with 96% cotton and 4% spandex, this is an incredibly soft sweatshirt with just enough stretch to allow ease of movement.

Alex Mill Garment Dyed Work Jacket in Recycled Denim

Made from sturdy recycled denim with flecks of natural cotton throughout, the Alex Mill Garment Dyed Work Jacket has a one-of-a-kind feel with its washed, garment-dyed finish. Available in five different colorways, wear this button-front work jacket casually over a tee, or dress it up wearing it over a shirt and tie. True to size, this Alex Mill jacket will effortlessly carry you through spring and beyond.

Proof 72-Hour Merino Tee

Ever dreamed of having a tee that is temperature regulating, odor-resistant, moisture-wicking, AND made to be worn for 72 hours? Enter Proof’s 72-Hour Merino Tee. It’s not only a high-performance piece of apparel, but it’s also incredibly soft and comfortable. Sustainably sourced from New Zealand farms, the specialized merino/nylon blend has the amazing natural properties of wool but strengthens them with nylon for a truly impressive fabric. Available in over 15 different colors, you’ll want one in every shade.

Wellen Brosnan Seawool Henley

Wellen’s Henley is made from Seawool, a yarn created from pulverized oyster shells and recycled plastic bottles. Much like Merino wool, it is super soft, antimicrobial, and temperature regulating. Whether you wear the Brosnan Seawool Henley alone or under a jacket, its waffle texture and two-button placket with a single front chest pocket give it a classic look that will complement virtually any pants you choose to pair it with.

Alex Mill Nate Anorak in Recycled Denim

The Nate Jacket from Alex Mill is inspired by vintage anorak jackets. Made from recycled cotton denim that has undergone garment dyeing and washing, the jacket provides a soft-lived-in look and feel. Fitted with a kangaroo pocket and an adjustable drawcord, the Nate Jacket is finished with a short funnel neck with a zip enclosure and elastic cuffs. With its relaxed fit, it’s ideal for layering throughout the season.

Taylor Stitch Crawford Sweater

For those chilly spring days and evenings out, the Taylor Stitch Crawford Sweater is the perfect midweight classic shawl cardigan. With details like chunky ribbing at the cuffs and hem and the sophisticated horn buttons up the front, this cardigan is a must-have for any man’s wardrobe. Constructed with cotton, polyester, acrylic, and spandex, the Crawford Sweater from Taylor Stitch is versatile and comfortable and is the ideal layering piece to take you into the colder months of the year.

Vuori Ponto Performance Pant

Looking for a pant that you can go for a run in, wear to the grocery store, and work at home in? Vuori’s Ponto Performance Pant, made from the brand’s signature performance-knit jersey DreamKnit™ fabric, will most certainly fit the bill. More tailored-looking than your typical sweatpants, these pants have a tapered leg but are not tight. Soft and breathable, they’re also moisture-wicking and have quick-dry tech and a zippered welt pocket on the back for storing your house key when you go out for a run.

Rag & Bone Fit 3 Athletic Fit Light Indigo Authentic Stretch Jean

Rag & Bones Fit 3 are the brand’s new slim, athletic fit jeans with Authentic Stretch, a selvedge-inspired denim with an optimal shape-holding touch of comfort stretch. Made from Japanese-milled denim in a light indigo wash, the jeans have a zip fly with button closure and a 5-pocket silhouette. Machine washable, the jeans fit snugly from the thigh to the knee and then taper to the ankle for a narrow leg opening.

Ralph Lauren Bartz Stretch Slim Tapered Cargo Pant

Comfortable as can be, Ralph Lauren’s Bartz Cargo Pants are made in France from a soft stretch dobby with a micro-honeycomb weave. With the pants side on-seam pockets, two back snapped pockets, and a cargo pocket at each thigh, you’ll have plenty of room to stash your EDC. Boasting a relaxed fit through the seat and thigh, these cargo pants are tapered from the knee down. They’re available in both black and green.

Baabuk for Alex Mill Wool Sneakers

Looking to develop the “most comfortable shoe in existence”, Alex Mill teamed up with Baabuk, a small Swiss footwear company, to develop the Baabuk for Alex Mill Wool Sneakers. With ethically-sourced wool uppers, these sneakers were inspired by a classic skate shoe. The sneakers boast a custom gum sole and come with two sets of no-tie bungee laces in white and navy. Available in six different colorways, these sneakers will be a welcome addition to your wardrobe.

Sabah Shoes

These handsome slip-ons are versatile shoes that are meant to be worn. In fact, the word “Sabah ” in Turkish means “morning”, the point is that you put them in the morning and never take them off – and you won’t want to! Handmade by master shoemakers in Gaziantep, Turkey, each Sabah is crafted entirely of high-quality, naturally processed nubuck leather. The uppers are stitched to the rubber soles with one continuous waxed cotton thread for durable construction and lifelong resoleability. Available in Marfa and Milano Brown, the Sabah will soon be the go-to shoe in your wardrobe.