The summer sun is upon us. From backyard barbecues to beach vacations and rooftop cocktail parties, it is time to upgrade your summer wardrobe with the hottest shirts of the season.
To celebrate the quintessential American luxury summer wear look, we have carefully handpicked the 15 best men designer shirts from Robert Graham that will instantly transport you to sunny California.
Robert Graham is known for designing stylish and luxurious men shirts using only premium fabrics. Their summer collection will keep your style on point while soaking up the sun.
Sea, shirts and sun: The 15 best luxury men shirts for summer
A good summer shirt should be lightweight and breathable. It should be perfectly tailored to flaunt your (beach-ready) body. And most importantly, it should have a zest of extravaganza to juice up your vacation and capture the essence of summer.
To inspire you and help you find the perfect shirt for every occasion, we’ve broken down our selection of Robert Graham’s shirts into three categories:
We’ll start our selection with five luxury sports shirts, followed by our five favorite short sleeve shirts, before ending with five classy dress summer shirts.
The best summer sports shirts for men
Men sport summer shirts are perfect for a relaxed event, cocktail party or running errands looking effortlessly stylish. The sport shirt is a button-up shirt that is more relaxed than your typical office shirt. They are usually cut with a flat bottom hem so they can be worn untucked for a more casual look.
R COLLECTION CHECKS SPORT SHIRT
The blue check shirt is a men’s classic. Robert Graham brings its own interpretation of this classic piece with fresh summer fabric and subtle attention to details. This small check pattern shirt with long sleeves and a small embroidery detail under the placket is perfect to dress up or down throughout the summer.
PEMBA SPORT SHIRT
This exquisite purple check shirt brings a touch of colour to your summer wardrobe. This two-tone watercolour pattern shirt features floral embroidery and a floral print at the cuffs for creative flipping.
R COLLECTION ENZO SPORT SHIRT
Classic and versatile. This luxurious white linen summer shirt will keep you cool all summer long. Robert Graham offers this shirt in red, pale orange and our favourite, bright white (A summer essential if you ask us).
LAWN ORNAMENT SPORT SHIRT
Spice up your summer wardrobe with this gorgeous pattern summer shirt from Robert Graham. Pink flamingos and blue coral waves for some Miami vibes.
FLOURISH SPORT SHIRT
A summer garden in full bloom. You’ll always feel the freshest of the bunch with this luxurious floral print shirt.
The best short sleeve shirts for men
Short sleeve shirt shouldn’t mean sloppy. It’s a delicate balance that Robert Graham successfully strikes with its summer short sleeve shirts collection.
Men short sleeve shirts are the secrets to a stylish summer. Perfect to wear under the sizzling sun with Bermuda shorts or a pair of light khakis. Opt for breathable fabrics and interesting design patterns for the ultimate summer look.
LIAM SHORT SLEEVE SHIRT
You can’t go wrong with this simple yet elegant short sleeve shirt. The tailor cut and premium fabric distinguish this shirt from the rest. Available in a rainbow of colours – basic black (featured above), orange, purple, or teal.
R COLLECTION RUSSO SHORT SLEEVE SHIRT
A navy blue short sleeve shirt is a wardrobe staple. This modern version from Robert Graham adds a touch of originality with a carefully designed pattern of dots and dashes.
TEMPLE OF SKULL SHORT SLEEVE SHIRT
This might look like a classic white linen short sleeve shirt from afar, but look closely and you’ll notice the subtle skull pattern. Robert Graham elevates its perfectly tailored cut with a white on white design effect. The model is also available in lilac, peach, and turquoise.
FLAMINGO CAMP KNIT SHORT SLEEVE SHIRT
Nothing says summer vibes like flamingos and palm trees. With this 70s-inspired retro style, Robert Graham revisits a classic for a bold summer statement.
FLOURISH SHORT SLEEVE SHIRT
Ready to fully embrace the summer vibe? Put this glorious floral pattern short sleeve shirt on. Perfectly tailored to refresh a timeless design.
The best dress summer shirts for men
Sometimes you will have to dress up a little, even in the summer. If you’re attending a wedding or a formal garden party, a dress shirt is called for. Your dress summer shirt should be breathable and comfortable to wear tucked in but also elegant and tailored to be appropriate whatever the occasion might be.
LESTER DRESS SHIRT
This blue dress shirt is absolutely perfect to take you from the office to a summer cocktail party. Robert Graham’s blue check summer dress shirt is made with light and breathable cotton and an interesting design pattern.
JOY DRESS SHIRT
Serious doesn’t have to be boring. Bring a touch of luxury to your wardrobe with this finely crafted cotton dress shirt in a lightly textured finish. This handsome dress shirt will instantly sharpen your look with its subtle pattern. Available in black, blue, purple, grey, or white as featured above.
STORM DRESS SHIRT
Take it up a notch with this fresh pink dress shirt in light fabric. Perfect for a summer wedding or beach semi-formal occasion. Pair it with light khakis to perfect the look.
MARTY DRESS SHIRT
Style is in the details. With a unique pattern of fine blue lines on white, this summer dress shirt adds an element of interest to your wardrobe. Can easily be worn with a tie for the office or the collar open and the sleeves rolled back for a summer barbecue.
IGOR DRESS SHIRT
This last shirt in our summer pick might be too bold for the office but it’s absolutely perfect to show some personality and character at an after-work party or a weekend cocktail. A smart casual essential.
About Robert Graham: Premium fabrics and bold designs
Robert Graham is an American luxury lifestyle brand that started in 2001, designing premium men’s shirts. Following its rapid success, the brand has since expanded into new lifestyle categories, including pants, sports coats, footwear, and leather accessories. Robert Graham also offers youthful and elegant women’s collections.
Attention to detail and a desire to express personality through bold designs and one-of-a-kind patterns are at the heart of Robert Graham’s style. Each piece is expertly crafted from a proprietary blend of cotton and linen.
Not sure about the fit? Check Robert Graham’s handy fit guide to see exactly which size is best for you.