5 &Sons Summer Essentials

We’re forever in the mood to update our summer wardrobe here at Coolector HQ and one of the first menswear brands that we gravitate towards when doing this is &SONS because we just can’t get enough of their vintage vibes. Luckily, they have an abundance of wares that are ideally suited to the warm summer months and which will add a touch of old school cool to your wardrobe rotation.

Check out our pick of 5 &SONS essentials for your summer wardrobe below:

&SONS 1968 Red T-Shirt – £55

The new 1968 collection from &SONS is a real favourite of ours here at The Coolector and carries on their wonderfully vintage aesthetic superbly. This great looking and relaxed &SONS 1968 Red T-Shirt (£55) will be a go-to tee for all your post-lockdown summer adventures and whether it’s heading to the beach or your local beer garden, you’ll not go too far wrong that this effortlessly cool piece of apparel from &SONS.

It is a classic-cut 1960’s inspired T-shirt with a fantastically comfortable, worn-in feel, which is achieved courtesy of &SONS’ vintage wash process. These tees have beautifully faded colour and edges and a Trading Post print inside the neck which is finished off with the brand’s classic logo label on the sleeve. Considerable style and comfort rolled into one. (£55)


&SONS Vintage Pocket T-Shirt – £55

There’s something about classy pocket tees that we can’t help but gravitate towards here at The Coolector and, quite frankly, they don’t come much classier than this &SONS Vintage Pocket T-Shirt (£55). It is a classic-cut 1950’s inspired T-shirt which has an aesthetically superior and comfortable worn-in feel once again and for any man looking to cultivate a vintage look and feel with their summer wardrobe, look no further.

Each one of these supremely stylish t-shirts from &SONS has a cool, faded colour and edges and a single pocket on the front which has the brand’s distressed handprinted logo and Trading Post print inside the neck finished with our classic logo label on the sleeve. (£55)


&SONS Sunday Shirt Black Fade – £120

If you’re used to British summers, you’ll know that not every day will be T-shirt weather so you’ll need to have some other options in your summer wardrobe rotation. If you want to add a touch of vintage, old school cool to your look this summer, this &SONS Sunday Shirt Black Fade (£120) would definitely be one of our first choices here at The Coolector. It is a super soft, versatile addition to any layered look and each one is crafted from 92% cotton twill and 8% stretch for comfort and ease of movement.

This ace looking shirt boasts a traditional shirt collar, pearl button fasteners, elbow patches and button-down chest pockets. Another stand out element of the shirt design is the additional ‘side weld’ which uses extra fabric for comfort. It can be worn as a single layer or as an over-shirt pairing with under layers like &SONS Henley Shirts. (£120)


&SONS Boxer Trading Post Reversible Sweat – £95

After some versatile gear for your summer wardrobe, look no further than the &SONS Boxer Trading Post Reversible Sweater (£95). This brilliant looking sweater is basically two pieces of apparel in one and forms part of &SONS’ Boxer Collection. It has a retro-inspired look, which is both soft and comfortable.

One side is soft to touch and the other in a deep grey sweatshirt finish. It features the &SONS Distressed Trading Post logos inside and out and has a rib neck collar with single topstitch. Some other stand out features of this uber-cool layering piece include inside herringbone back neck tape, ribbed sleeve cuff and hem and a hand printed Trading post logo. (£95)


&SONS The New Elder Henley Short Sleeve Shirt Raw – £85

The ultimate in old school cool, this &SONS The New Elder Henley Short Sleeve Shirt Raw (£85) is right up our stylistic street here at Coolector HQ. Much loved traditional styling comes into its own with this classic Elder Henley Shirt which has been crafted from single jersey 100% natural raw cotton. 

It has short sleeves and three-button neck opening to create this authentic Henley aesthetic. It has colour-matched branded buttons, reverse-out stitching, overlock top stitch secures bottom shirt trim and a cotton placket. Add some vintage vibes to your summer wardrobe with this top notch Henley from &SONS. (£85)

Leo is the owner of The Coolector and writes about the stuff he loves. And some stuff that he merely likes.