Winter is coming. That doesn’t mean your suit can’t stay summery

The skies over Vancouver have once again turned grey and drab. There’s no reason your wardrobe should follow suit

It might be a symptom of global climate change, but this fall men’s wardrobes will be celebrating endless summer. The growing trend for guys is a holdover of the bold florals and botanicals normally reserved for warmer months. Orchids, roses, palmettos and carnations are blooming on everything from shoes to sweatshirts and T-shirts to ties. But will this burgeoning movement take root with the everyman or wither on the vine?

ABOVE: 1. Robert Tateossian cufflinks, gunmetal and platinum ant ($275; 2. Robert Tateossian cufflinks, rhodium and blue dragonfly ($195; 3. Edward Armah assorted boutonnieres ($45; 4. Robert Talbott silk pocket square ($55; 5. Eton silk paisley and floral tie ($125; 6. Thomas Pink harrogate red floral tie ($70; 7. Richard James Savile Row floral socks ($40; 8. Bo by Mansouri ( wooden bow tie in a sia ghallam finish ($100;

ABOVE: 1. Etro Glen plaid and floral patterned suit ($1,895; 2. Holt Renfrew floral print shirt ($170; 3. Ermenegildo Zegna silk floral tie ($195; 4. Duchamp silk floral pocket square ($98; 5. John Fluevog floral shoes ($245;