Real Men Wear Pink: 8 Ways To Rock The Color This Summer

Men’s Summer 2018 Trends Pink
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* Pink is in this summer – for the guys
* Shirts, sweaters, and boardshorts that perfectly utilize the color
* Pieces from brands including Stussy and Brooks Brothers

Pink is in this summer, only now it’s stylish dudes who are sporting the traditionally feminine color. Everything from hats to hoodies to swim trunks have received the pink treatment by major brands like Champion and Brooks Brothers.

Of course, you still need the right piece to successfully rock pink regardless of your gender, so we rounded up 8 great options to choose from.

1. Dockers Short Sleeve Shirt

Pink thrives at the beach or poolside, which makes this Dockers short sleeve shirt a great purchase for summer. It’s very well-priced, relaxed, and looks great with shorts and flip flops.

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Dockers Short Sleeve Shirt



2. Dalix Unstructured Hat

One way to make a stylish statement during the summer is with a great lid. This pink baseball hat is one good option because it’s easy to work in with summer basics, and it’s low priced, so you won’t feel bad about losing it (like we all do).

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Dalix Unstructured Hat

$8.95 $15.99 44% OFF


3. U.S. Polo Assn. Polo Shirt

A classic polo is a summer must have. It’s one of the most versatile pieces of clothing because you can wear it around town, to the beach, or out for dinner. This spring and summer, we recommend this one in light pink.

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U.S. Polo Assn. Polo Shirt



4. Solid Oxford Sport Shirt

If you’re traveling, an oxford shirt is an essential. You can throw it in your duffle or suitcase, and dig it out days later without any wrinkles. Try this one with some dark jeans and white sneakers for a fresh evening outfit this summer.

Pink Shirt Men's Brooks Brothers Image courtesy of Brooks Brothers

Solid Oxford Sport Shirt



5. Publish Boardshort

Great boardshorts find a balance between making a statement when they’re the only thing you’re wearing, and being versatile enough to look great with tees or vacation shirts. This pair form Publish does just that, with an eye-catching pink hue and a bold logo on the back.

Pink Swim Trunks Men's Image courtesy of Publish

Publish Boardshort



6. Stussy Pullover

With this logo sweater, Stussy does a great job of utilizing pink to spruce up a basic. The trendy sweater is made of a cozy terry fleece fabric that gives just the right amount of warmth on summer evenings.

Stussy Sweater Pink Image courtesy of Revolve

Stussy Pullover



7. Champion Hoodie

The Champion hoodie is one of this seasons trendiest items, but the pink color makes it even more unique. Pair it with sweats and your best sneakers for a bulletproof weekend getup.

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Champion Hoodie



8. Kenneth Cole New York Colvin Sneaker B

Another great way to rock pink this summer is with these suede Kenneth Cole sneakers in rose. They have a super clean, minimal design that puts the unique color front and center, and looks great with just about any spring/summer outfit.

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Kenneth Cole New York Colvin Sneaker B