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Discover the perfect balance between professionalism and comfort with our curated wardrobe selections for your next warm weather business trip.

  • Day 1: Choose breathable fabrics like linen, cotton, and silk for comfort throughout your warm weather business trip, pairing a navy blazer with an open weave and a white jersey shirt for exceptional breathability, complemented by classic beige cotton chinos and brown suede open-walker shoes for style and ease during travel.

  • Day 2: Opt for a wool, silk, and cotton blend blazer with a light blue oxford cotton shirt, lightweight linen trousers, and medium brown loafers for sophistication during meetings or events.

  • Day 3: Maintain versatility with the same green blazer paired with a white jersey shirt and linen trousers, finished off with dark brown suede open-walker shoes for comfort and style during sightseeing and the journey home.

May 01, 2023

Sun, Style, and Success: What to Pack for Your Next Warm Weather Business Trip

When embarking on a work trip abroad, the duration and purpose play pivotal roles in your packing strategy. Longer trips demand careful consideration of clothing options and necessitate larger suitcases.

For a warm weather business trip, a balance between formality and comfort is key. While professionalism remains paramount, the relaxed ambiance of a warmer climate allows for a slightly more casual approach. This doesn't entail attending meetings in shorts, but rather a departure from the rigid attire of full suits and ties.

Adapting your wardrobe to the climate ensures productivity and fosters favorable initial impressions, making appropriate dress a crucial aspect of business travel.

Fabrics, Fabrics, Fabrics

Choosing the right fabric is paramount for comfort during warm weather travel. Opting for clothes with an open weave and breathability, such as linen shirts, pants, and jackets, ensures a cooler experience, even on scorching days. Fabrics like linen, cotton, and silk excel in hotter climates due to their ability to allow air circulation.

Linen stands out as the top choice for warm weather fabrics, prized for its exceptional breathability and moisture-wicking properties. However, its tendency to wrinkle easily might not suit everyone's preferences. In such cases, open-weave wool, cotton, or silk provide excellent alternatives, offering similar breathability without the same level of creasing.

Blending these fabrics together further enhances their benefits, resulting in garments that combine breathability, wrinkle resistance, and comfort. Many of our blazers boast blends of wool, linen, and silk, ensuring you stay stylish and comfortable during your warm weather travels.

Day 1: Flying and Arrival

When embarking on a flight, comfort is key, but that doesn't mean sacrificing style. Opt for a timeless navy blazer with an open weave, allowing you to carry your essentials effortlessly while ensuring unrestricted movement, whether you're reaching for a morning coffee or navigating the airport for an early flight. Pair it with a white jersey shirt, offering exceptional breathability and wrinkle resistance, ideal for staying comfortable in warm airport environments and during the flight. Complement the ensemble with classic beige cotton chinos, ensuring both comfort and a polished look without feeling out of place. Complete the outfit with brown suede open-walker shoes, offering the comfort of slippers while providing support during airport walks and easy removal during security checks.


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Day 2: Meeting/Event & Dinner

On the pivotal day of your meeting or event, it's crucial to present yourself impeccably. Begin with a wool, silk, and cotton blend blazer, which offers both lightweight comfort and breathability in warmer climates. The bold green hue not only embraces the surroundings but also complements various complexions, including the Irish. Pair it with a light blue oxford cotton shirt, allowing for ample airflow to keep you cool, while the intricate collar detailing adds a subtle yet refined touch. Opt for lightweight linen trousers to combat the heat without sacrificing style, and complete the ensemble with a pair of medium brown loafers. After the meeting or event concludes, transition effortlessly by swapping the formal shirt for a long-sleeve polo in blue, which coordinates seamlessly with both the green and navy blazers.


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Day 3: Sightseeing, Lunch & Fly Home

As your departure approaches, you still have some time to explore and grab lunch before heading back to the airport. Opt for the same green blazer worn previously, pairing it with the white jersey shirt for comfort in the lingering heat of the day. Combine these with the linen trousers for added breathability, ensuring you stay cool as you wander through the sights, seeking out a spot for lunch. Complete the ensemble with the dark brown suede open-walker shoes, providing both comfort and style as you navigate through architectural marvels and natural landscapes. Once your exploration and meal are complete, transition seamlessly to the airport, maintaining a cool and composed appearance for your journey back home.


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