Floral To Block Prints: Men, Pick Up Summer Ready Shirts From These Brands

    It’s hot. It’s muggy. And it’s definitely going to get worse. That’s Bangalore summer for you. But don’t let the soaring temperatures put your style quotient out of order. Whether it’s nailing that summer casual look for the office or for that Sunday brunch at one of the city’s many boozy brunches, we’ve got you covered. From bold prints to solid hues, we have compiled the best-button down shirt where you can pick up summer-ready shirts for men. And the best part is we have tried to keep it as pocket-friendly as possible.

    Varnam

    Home decor and lifestyle store Varnam’s has a collection of quirky and colourful summer shirts. Their cotton shirts are inspired by their popular Channapatna toys with a contemporary take on the traditional hand-block printing of Sanganer, Jaipur. You will find these shirts feature popular Varnam toys such as owls, dragons, cows, giraffes, and elephants as the designs. You can pick them at the Indiranagar or Jayanagar stores.

    Price For Men's Shirt: INR 1,100 upwards.

    FabIndia

    Fabindia

    Available Online

    You will be welcomed by an array of half sleeve {and full sleeve} shirts in bright colours such as red, blue, green, and yellow and pastels such as mauve, pink, and lavender. These cotton shirts are available in signature FabIndia prints as well, so you are not only picking up office-ready summer shirt but also those for a pool party, a barbeque cook-out or brunch. The shirts won't break the piggy bank. If you prefer, kurtas are also on offer, and with some having Chinese collars too.

    Price For Men's Shirt: INR 690 upwards. 

    H&M

    H&M

    Available Online

    Trust H&M to do floral prints and colours (red, blue, yellow, and white) that announce the arrival of summer (and their summer collection). Half sleeve relaxed fits are what they do best and you can pick from Hawaiian prints that are perfect for those lazy Sunday brunches to more relaxed lighter shades for the evenings at one of the many rooftop bars in Bangalore. In case you are feeling lazy to step out, you should know that the entire collection from their offline store is online as well! Look out for discounts.

    Price For Men's Shirt: INR 699 upwards

    Cottonworld

    Cottonworld

    Available Online

    Dad approved brand for cotton and linen shirts, Cottonworld is one of those many Indian brands that offers plenty for men. And when it comes to their summer-ready half sleeve shirts, they follow the run-of-the-mill styles in the form of light shades such as off-white, cream, white, and grey, casual and regular fits, and keeping the designs to the bare minimum of plain, striped or checkered. Another reason why this brand is dad approved is that it’s on the pocket-friendly side with a shirt starting at INR 1,000.

    Price For Men's Short: INR 1,000 upwards

    Export Surplus Stores

    Spotlight

    Indira Nagar, Bangalore

    In case you are looking to score brands and designers such as Zara, Tommy Hilfiger, Ralph Lauren, Lacoste, and Massimo Dutti, we’ve got plenty of export store for you to pick summer-ready shirts from. Spotlight in Indiranagar is an export surplus stores that you can check out. Route 77 and Urban Monkey in Kalyan Nagar are your stops for picking up Mango, Zara Men, H&M, Diesel and Calvin Klein. You can also check out Brands Outlet in Koramangala for Jack & Jones, Marks & Spencer, and Zara Men shirts.

    Price For Men's Shirt: INR 500 upwards

    Fancy Pastels

    Fancy Pastels

    Available on LBB

    For men who like their shirts to have handlock prints, we give you Fancy Pastels. The brand focuses on full-sleeve and half-sleeves shorts that feature contemporary designs such as cycles, polka dots, autorickshaws, and elephants as well as ethnic motifs. These shirts are perfect for work as well as when you are stepping out in the sun. 

    Price For Men's Shirt: INR 1,100 upwards

    Ekaat

    Ekaat

    Available on LBB

    Summer shirts means easy-breezy cotton shirts, right? Ekaat does just that with their collection of fun printed cotton shirts for men. And when we say fun prints, they really are fun. Think hand block prints, tropical prints, and even geometric prints. For the cool dude touch, we definitely recommend picking up their tropical prints! 

    Price For Men's Shirt: INR 1,600 upwards