There are many who take pride in their appearance at all times, and these will have a closet full of carefully chosen jackets in a variety of fabrics and colors. Wearing sport coats, however, does not necessarily mean owning a large wardrobe. With a blue blazer alone, you can create a huge variety of outfits for all manner of occasions. Add jackets of Harris tweed and herringbone, and you could be ready for just about anything.
Light gray custom made suits is a popular color in warmer climates, making lightweight wools and cotton a natural choice for light gray suits.
"Tropical weight" wool may actually work better than cotton
for a suit coat in humid climates -- wool wicks moisture away from its
wearer and resists saturation much better than cotton if it is not woven
for the heat (seersucker is an example of cotton woven the right way
Even lightweight wools still have a natural drape that also
make them ideal for menswear, falling smoothly down the body without
seeming too sculpted or too flowing.
Summer and tropical suits are also often made of linen.
This natural fiber is much lighter than wool, and tends to billow on its
own. Dyed linen tends to have a very flat, matte appearance as
compared to the more lustrous wool.
Cotton is a distant third material, occasionally woven in
lightweight twills to make affordable suits, but these tend to wear and
stain easily, and lack the breathability and water resistance of wool or
Again - seersucker is the best way to wear a cotton bespoke suit in
light gray - but light grey seersucker suits are the realm of custom
clothiers thanks to their demand by only men who truly understand their