With the spring-to-summer transition in full swing—and Father’s Day just around the corner—a wardrobe refresh for him just might be in order. To help us outfit the men in our lives with stylish yet practical pieces, we asked The Scout Guide editors across the country to scout essential summer men’s attire and accessories that will elevate his looks all season long. Whether he could use a classic polo, the perfect set of shades, or a seasonally appropriate bow tie, this collection delivers.

The true blue standard

ALEX MILL POLO // Available for purchase online from Quattro Tizi in Charlottesville, Virginia.

The sunny day fundamental

FRANKLIN BLONDE TORTOISE POLARIZED 24K SUNGLASSES // Available for purchase online from Onward Reserve in Charlotte, North Carolina.

The cool outer layer

NEW BEDFORD JACKET // Available for purchase online from Tabor in Charlotte, North Carolina.

The versatile weekender

MEN’S ORIGINAL DUFFEL BAG // Available for purchase online from Provisions Mercantile in Asheville, North Carolina.

A lightweight slip-on

EDMOND DEERSKIN DRIVER // Available for purchase online from Roosevelt & Co. in Huntsville, Alabama.

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The stylish—and sustainable—accessory 

SILK SIGNATURE BOWTIE // Available for purchase online from Gentleman Farmer in Rochester, New York.

The go-to pant

FRAME L’HOMME SLIM PANT // Available for purchase online from blu29 in Asheville, North Carolina.

A beachy belt

PETER MILLAR BARS BELT // Available for purchase online from John Craig Clothier in Naples, Florida. 

The eye-catching topper

CURLY TAIL 10-YEAR ANNIVERSARY HAT // Available for purchase online from Walker Brothers in Fayetteville and Rogers, Arkansas.

A high-performance short 

VERSATILITY SHORT // Available for purchase online from ManAtelier in Scottsdale, Arizona.

A durable wallet

SMOKEJUMPER WALLET // Available for purchase online from Lex Twenty Menswear in Asheville, North Carolina.