Stylish Summer Performance Wear In All Blue Hues

Six highly-functional, handsome pieces for besting warm weather

As the season’s higher temperatures set upon parts of the world, a wardrobe change isn’t just for style, it’s to incorporate technical advancements. Not everyone is an athlete, but in summer everything from boardwalk runs to tennis matches and late-night strolls become easier with the right gear. The following six pieces all incorporate advancements, either in material or design. They also carry a distinct style—some …

Notes: Outfitting a First-Time Hiker

Understanding the value of technical clothing and embracing its style

I heard the rip before I knew what it meant exactly. I felt a sensation as well. We all know that strange, infrequent out-of-body experience: a tear taking place in our clothes, with seam tearing from seam. The incident occurred mid-hike, while I was wearing houndstooth shorts I had custom-made in Shanghai almost a decade earlier. The rip extended one inch just below the fly …