For years the default male wardrobe offered by retail stores hasn’t been particularly colourful. It focused heavily on variations of blue and white for shirts; navy blue and charcoal gray for suits. Experimenting with color hasn’t necessarily been a man’s forte, well until now. From vibrant red shoes to Chris Martin’s tie-dye, 2017 has seen it all. Look dapper and up your style for the coming year using our tips.
Chinos are a must-have item for the modern man. A smarter alternative to jeans, chinos can be worn all year round; from navy and wine to stone, tobacco and air-force blue. Tailored or slim fit, this style of trouser can be dressed up or dressed down depending on the occasion. Team them with a casual shirt for the day or a smart jacket for the evening. Whether paired with formal wear or casual wear, chinos are the perfect wardrobe addition to take you effortlessly from day to night.
Shoes are more than just something to cover your feet. They are one of the biggest style statements; if your shoes don’t match your outfit it’s a big no-no.
It can be quite difficult to style your pair of funky, bought on impulse shoes and colourful socks with your formal wear, well 2018 has only one thing to say to that- ‘Go for it!’. Shoes can turn your entire normal outfit to a bold one, that makes people look at it twice. Fashion, in the end, is not about what blogs tell you, but about what you like, and what you can pull-off.
Ripped jeans are very versatile and you can style them in no time as they’re functional, easy to wear and can add a bit of personality to your look.
Here are some styles to make you look more put together.
It’s a really simple look, you can’t really go wrong with this one. Just put on a flannel over your old tee and you’re good to go.
Smart Casuals are slowly becoming the in thing for young men to incorporate into their lifestyle. A simple waistcoat, with a simple tee, and perhaps a scarf instead of a coat will give you a relaxed look for an evening stroll or perhaps for a casual dinner. Ripped jeans for a smart casual attire is very rare but not completely unheard of. So just go for it.
These styles are something that we definitely look forward in 2018, but in the end, wear your confidence first, and everything else will look amazing. There’s nothing worse than not being happy with what you have on. Push yourself, experiment, but also, always remember that, what makes everyone take a look twice is your smile.