The season of unpredictable weather is upon us. The morning may not have any clouds in sight but by the end of the day, you'll get caught up in the middle of a heavy downpour.
It's that sort of weather that makes dressing up a debacle. Are you supposed to wear breathable pieces for those scorching morning commutes or bundle up in layers in anticipation of the rain? Why not face this in-between season with a sartorial hand through comfortable clothing, aptly styled with packable jackets and light suits.
Scroll on through to see four key pieces and looks that you can play with no matter the weather forecast.
Slip it into your everyday bag or have it tucked away in your car. The packable jacket is a sensible item that would always come in handy. This olive green piece by Hackett is designed to keep you ready for unexpected downpours. Wear it with a sleek polo shirt and tailored shorts for a casual weekend look.
On him: Hackett packable jacket and polo shirt, U My Philippines shorts, New Balance sneakers
Brave the windy weather and head out for after-work drinks in this athletic windbreaker by New Balance. Its color block and retro-inspired design would handsomely dress down your tailored shirts and tapered trousers, and keep you ready to face unexpected drizzles en route to the neighbouring bar.
On him: New Balance windbreaker, Ricardo Preto dress shirt and trousers
Contrary to popular belief, not all suit sets are stuffy and warm. This jacket-and-trousers combo by Ricardo Preto is light to the touch with its polyester and viscose blend fabric. Whether you're attending a garden wedding or flying out on international business trip, this jacket is a handsome and adaptable addition to your wardrobe.
On him: Ricardo Preto jacket, trousers, and sneakers, Bread & Boxers T-shirt
Opt to break up the suit set and throw this light and tailored jacket by Ricardo Preto over your favorite button-down and chinos. It's the perfect transitional piece from air-conditioned boardroom meetings to al fresco dinner dates.
On him: Ricardo Preto jacket and dress shirt, U My Philippines trousers
Photographer: Frances Ulit
Art Director: Kevin Dexter Magno
Producer: Alex Lizares
Stylist: Timothy Diao
Grooming: Christine Lavina for Jane Iredale
Hair: Francis Guinto for Phyto
Model: Vladimir Grand of Main Models
Sittings Editor: Maggie Francisco
Production Assistant: Mich Protacio
Shot on location at Sta. Elena Golf & Country Club
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