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Meet Grayers: The Next Ralph Lauren

Times were a-changin' back in the 1950s, and men began dialing back the three-piece suit in favor of gray flannel pants, which they referred to as "grayers." Depending on how old you were at the time, this was either the beginning of the descent into barbarianism, or the beginning of the casual fashion that paved the way for jeans, chinos, sweats, and Hammerpants. Borrowing a name from this landmark fashion trend, a ten year Ralph Lauren alum founded Grayers with the aim to "rewrite the classics," emphasizing fit, quality, and accessibility. You might want to get a pen, this is a brand you need to know about.

Albemarl French Terry Knit Blazer - $125
Made of soft French terry, this light blazer features chambray detailing and internal piped seams to make it stand out from typical casual attire.

Red & Navy Gingham Shirt - $85
Grayers added another fiber to their poplin fabric for this shirt, so it has a subtle textured feel that's a little more interesting than the typical checkered plaid. 

Blue Swirl Print Short - $79.50
Instead of tossing whales, anchors, or lacrosse sticks — might as well be, right? — onto your shorts, Grayers kept their prints abstract, giving their shorts a heavy dose of good taste.

White Heather Double Cloth Shirt - $78
Since this shirt uses lightweight heather fabric, Grayers added a second layer for a unique look and feel.

Blue Paisley Printed Pant - $88
Made with Grayers dense — but spring weight — 2-ply poplin, these pants go perfectly with your post-winter upwards mood swing.

Baron Variegated Stripe T-shirt - $58
Everyone has to do a t-shirt, and Grayers' makes theirs stand out with some nautical striping.


Ethan Wolff-Mann is the Gear editor of Supercompressor. He sort of wishes three-piece suits were considered "casual attire," but not really. Follow him on Twitter @ewolffmann.