5 to 9 – The best of weekend wear for men, from hats to shoes.

Time off from work means liberation from constricting neckties, overly-hot suits and clunky lace-up shoes. Make the best of weekend wear with jazzy colors and prints, and a hipster hat or completely work-unfriendly watch for charm.

Facing page: Keep cool and comfortable while brightening up your polo collection with one of these updated colors. From bottom: Orange or green Billabong from N.O. Surf Shop, pique cotton bar-striped rugger from Rubenstein Brothers, and teal LaCoste from Perlis.


When shifting gears for the weekend, change your footwear to one of these casual slip-on shoes. From top: Navy and red shoe from Perlis; burlap and leather shoe and Ostrich shoe, both from N.O. Surf Shop.


You’ll be made in the shade with one of these weekender hats. From left: Black, khaki and ivory swirl hat from Meyer the Hatter; straw hat with stripe band from N.O. Surf Shop; and beige player Kangol hat from Meyer the Hatter.


Summer geometric prints stand out against solid basics. From bottom: Walking shorts in blue plaid; khaki cargo shorts, both from N.O. Surf Shop; and multi-colored quilt-pattern shorts from Perlis.


For cocktail hour, lose the jacket and tie and go for a cool, standout short sleeve button-front shirt. From left: Yellow shirt with ivory and blue stripes; blue, green and ivory retro print, both from Rubenstein Brothers; green paisley print from N.O. Surf Shop; and Tommy Bahama print from Perlis.

Make waves at the beach or poolside with one of these stylish swimming trunks. From bottom: Surf runner trunks in blue tropical print; multi-colored vertical stripe, both from Rubenstein Brothers; board shorts in khaki with green, navy and white wrapped splicing; and blue and white all-over flower grid, both from N.O. Surf Shop.


Keep track of your leisure time with any of these timely pieces. From left: Brown leather band from Style Lab; water-resistant watches in aqua blue face and band; and army green face and fabric band, both from Aidan Gill; time zone watches in yellow face and band; and orange face with black leather band, both from Rubenstein Brothers.

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