Summer is indeed upon us, with many of the national papers reporting that today is going to be the hottest day of the year. Bearing all this in mind I thought I would cover a summer (and indeed all year) necessity - the sport jacket.
To give you a little background on the subject (forgive me if I'm covering old news), the sports jacket has evolved from hunting and outdoor sport clothing, similar to a suit jacket but less formal. Likewise with the blazer which comes from a sailing background, if I wanted to be pedantic then a blazer has metal buttons and patch pockets, but today the two names are often interchangeable.
So what do we look for in a jacket ? Style ? Practicality ? Mere warmth ? Your best bet for a summer jacket are linen's and cotton's, though don't rule out other materials if you like the look of it.
Let's start of with some lovely blues...