Fashion is something we deal with every day, it is a language that tells everyone a story about the person who wears it. It speaks wordlessly in a way that we all understand. Fashion is what, who, how, and when you wear it is all part of that personal expression. That’s what fashion should always be about: the celebration of a person’s beauty and strength.
Women aren’t the only ones who get to wear fashion as it celebrates every gender. Men can have style too. Dean and Dan Caten, imaginative designer of Dsquared2 Mens fashion brand said that they are now paving their way to create an environment where dressing well is “normal”. Luckily, there have been a handful of fresh updates to the world of men’s fashion and here we are to give you a guide to the latest fashion trends that you can try.
1. Cuban Collar Shirts
Ever think Cuban collar shirts are just for summer breeze? These stylish collar shirts are an easy way to pump up an outfit and make a statement. There’s a lot of ways to wear them, either plain if you’re trying to be safe or a rebel by wearing it in bold print. Trying to look extra cool? Maybe try brighter shades like yellow red or blue. Spice up this look by wearing sunglasses and chino. You’ll be out and about in style under the summer sun.
2. Crisp Quality T-shirt
These are the basic wardrobe pieces that are a building block of every good look. It’s already an essential part of any man’s basic clothes. It is easy to wear, has subtle stylishness and it’s so versatile. You can spice up your casual outfit with some bold styles, patterns, and designs that you want. Or if you want to be sure or safe, there’s nothing wrong with classing crew neck cotton T-shirts in neutral colors.
3. Cross-Body Bags
If a girl can bring a bag everywhere, why can’t men? Tired of putting everything in your pocket? With stylish cross body bags, you can keep your stuff safe and accessible. There’s a lot of styles to choose from, messenger-style, something small and neat, or even leather ones, it will be a great way to secure your belongings and do it in a subtle fashion. What a practical way to do it while jazzing up an outfit.
4. Over the Knee Shorts
This is a great way to achieve a casual feel without compromising your style. Over the Knee Shorts are comfortable and can pair with almost every outfit you have. T-shirts? Sweater? Collared chinos? If it’s a little bit formal you can always wear trousers or Bermuda shorts. You can rock it with almost everything in your wardrobe. Definitely an ideal look for the year.
The watch industry does trends slowly. But, watches are so important for men because it reflects their style. The accessories that men ”can” use are limited, and watches give men the ability to express themselves, their personality, and their style. It is like a piece of art, and this 2020, there is a steady rise in salmon-colored dials and vintage watches. These timepieces serve as conversation starters and statement-making accessories for men.
6. Loose outfits
Form-hugging fits are way out now, what’s in is a breath of fresh air wardrobe pieces. Getting a fit that’s slightly bigger than your regular size or going all out with something massive. These oversized baggy types of denim, straight-leg, relaxed, wide-leg fit and everything loose is the new in. The trend now is to make it feel modern, desirable, and most importantly, wearable. This is one is a wardrobe piece you definitely won’t regret.
7. Weatherproof sneakers
Sunny walk from home to the office, commuting on a rainy day, and grocery run while snowing, it is sneakerheads’ most dreaded fear. It will ruin their most prized possession. Good thing there are weatherproof shoes that they can easily pair to most outfits. Every trainer brand now came up with the waterproof fabric this year and we still can’t get enough of it.
8. Two-Strap Slides
Imagine making the world your runway, but with two strap slides, it seems crazy but it’s the new trend. These traditional footwear offers double support and comfortability while still making you look cool. You can even pair them with flared trousers, suit pants, jeans or shorts. This way you can feel like you’re walking on clouds while being in style.
9. Trousers and Chinos
You may think “what? high waisted trousers?” the answer is definitely yes. Who knew that this flattering style will come back into fashion every few years? It’s all because of its versatility. You can pair them with a tucked-in T-shirt, or put a sexy twist on the traditional pants by rocking them with an open shirt. Chinos are an excellent style item to mix things up from time to time. You can wear your regular top with chinos instead of your denim and it will instantly change your overall appearance. Start with basic colors like khaki, navy, and beige which are easy to match. It is so not too over the top for casual and also perfect for occasions with dress codes, especially the smart casual and business casual styles.
10. Rugby Shirts
This low-key micro-trend is brilliant. The resurgence of it again just tells us that trendy styles always come back. We couldn’t be happier wearing rugby shirts as it reminds you of old school Sunday brunch out, or even spending time in pubs. Remember wearing them in clashing colors? There’s something masculine about it? You can try this trend again and the best thing is you can find it easily in your old wardrobe.
Peter Nguyen, a private personal stylist for men said that “You don’t need to start with confidence to improve your style. Your confidence grows as you work to improve your style” Just like basketball or any other skill, dressing well is a skill that can actually be learned. And for the man who wants to have fun with what he wears, that’s all very, very good news as it’s a step in the right direction.