It's a natural inclination to reach for darker colors during the dreary winter months. Equally as natural (and on trend) once the weather starts warming up? Colorful and patterned statement pieces that put some vibrancy into your look. Here, we've got everything you need to layer up in style — starring fashion stylist and man about town Ian Bradley — plus the season's coolest sweaters, sweatshirts, and more, from brands like John Varvatos, Marc by Marc Jacobs, and 7 for All Mankind.
Mezlan has been producing some of the finest handmade men’s footwear in the U.S. since the company’s founding in 1968. Based in Huntingdon Beach, California, the brand uses a diverse range of exotic animal skins and leathers to create its elegant lace-up spectators and oxford dress shoes, Chelsea boots, slip-on loafers, and other classic styles. Constructed from eelskin, ostrich, alligator, peccary leather, and other premium materials, Mezlan shoes are fully lined and feature padded insoles for extra comfort. Through its secondary label Bacco Bacci, Mezlan offers a collection of high-quality men’s socks featuring authentic hand-linked toe construction and colorful polka-dot, zigzag, and striped patterns.