With summer already blazing, it is imperative to find the perfect clothes that give you a chic look along with the comfort that is essential in summer. Fashion trends are not only inspirational; they resemble the creative, innovative and personal expressions of style. The latest in menswear SS16 street style has hallmarked a return to traditionalism, but with a twist. From the school uniform tartans and bold nautical stripes to the revamped double-breasted blazers and reconstructed denim, these are the trend-ticking pieces to consider adding to your spring and summer wardrobe. But the question is where to find them in Pakistan? We bring to you the ultimate list for the perfect casual look this summer. Republic by Omar Farooq With Fawad Khan as ambassador, the brand oozes class and an effortless way to be trendy and stylish. Republic by Omar Farooq is a menswear brand synonymous with quality menswear, a niche lacking the innovation it very much needs. Republic produces the kind of clothes that not only appeal to the modern, metro-sexual man, but also to the kind of guy who likes to keep things classic. Levi’s More than 160 years in the market, Levi’s is the one-stop shop for guys. Since its summer, one can get some plaid shirts, faded blue jeans, nice dress shirts and white chinos. Moreover, what usually guys look for in clothes are the durability and comfortableness, Levi’s offers both. An added benefit to their collection are the colors and the design – for instance, let’s take Levi’s Commuter line; delivering everything it says it will the attire makes you feel at home. The wide range of jeans, the original blue jeans, which you can wear anyway you want and the accompanying tops and accessories Levi’s features gives a proper, perfectly pulled-together look. Fit for any event of your life, any curveball coming your way. Levi’s has got you covered. Munib Nawaz Known best for his contemporary formals, Munib Nawaz is the man who designs almost every wardrobe in the movies we see today. Carving a niche with his exceptional talent to design a look according to the individual man, his designs ooze elegance and a man who walks with confidence because of his clothes. From Shalwar Kameex and Sherwanis to tailored suits and blazers, the man stands out for his creative aesthetic and is definitely the person to go to to inspire a better lifestyle in clothing. Denizen There’s an indisputable coolness about a denim shirt worn well. Chambray is a summer-friendly take on the trend – Adam’s boxy-cut one keeps the double-denim look fresh, and works with cropped jeans or shorts. Embroidered denim is also having a revival thanks to Denizen. Denizen is a relatively new venture of LEVI’s, but remains far more affordable. Looking back at their Spring/Summer collection, the ‘On-The-Go’ line, the most eye-catching feature from the collection is their color palette. Ranging from varied styles of pants to funky accessories, Denizen is another option that caters to men. Reds, yellows and summery blues used on jacquard pants, tights, jogger pants and shorts with hand-woven fabric was what their summer range was about. Ammar Bilal The ABCD casual wear which translates into the ‘American Rand Confused Desi’ is everything that we could ask for. The aesthetic moves from suede’s to classy blazers and chic slim fit pants giving an alternative lifestyle choice for every situation. Dockers One word, Chinos! Globally regarded as chic Dockers offers some of the most trendy coloured variety in Chinos in Pakistan. The image Dockers cater to is the ‘Genuine Good Guy’. Its collection experiments with colour palletes this year, is perfect for this blazing summer. Their new collection promises to deliver as imported knitwear fabrics and stretchable pants for the office and casual wear takes a new turn. This summer, dare to wear an ultra-chic experiment with colours, mix and match prints and designs instead of putting all the blacks with all the whites. Amir Adnan Moving to the traditional brands, Amir Adnan is one of them. People who say black, white and navy blue are the only colours a man should wear need to rethink their definition for fashion. When it comes to thinking out of the box while keeping traditional shalwar kameez in mind, Amir Adnan steps in. Designs fit for the modern day man mixed with values of customary Pakistani attire is something which is done by Amir Adnan.