Spring / Summer 2016 Top Trends For Men

The Summer/Spring 2016 trends for men saw a reinvention of yesterday’s fashion hypes and borrowed artistry from different cultures all the while translating them into modern versatile and tasteful pieces.The collections of famous fashion houses paid tribute to the styles of the past and others opted for a touch of eastern elements. These Summer/Spring 2016 trends for men have transcended from being runway favorites to being sought after street styles for the gents.

Get started on your major wardrobe revamp and use these top men’s wear trends from Spring / Summer 2016 as your wardrobe inspiration.

Oriental Origins

Fashion pieces from powerhouse brands like Gucci, Dolce & Gabbana, Louis Vuitton and Marc Jacobs all had a common underlying theme and borrowed patterns inspired by Eastern elements such as dragons, animals and flowers. This Chinoiserie technique was incorporated over a number of silk baseball and bomber jackets that make for bold and bright looks. Now this is a definite way to stand out.

Booming of Bomber Jackets

Spring/Summer 2016 collections featured a number of reinvented and restyled bomber jackets. The likes of Valentino and Versace used shiny silk materials and a variety of new colors to give the bomber jacket a pop of cool. Giving this stylish piece a more sleek and classy vibe, Canali and Alexander McQueen encourages you to try the bomber jacket in darker hues.

Neck-ccessories: Ascots, Scarves and the Cuban Collar

Give your smart casual outfits a youthful and unique touch by accessorizing with a neckerchief. Hermes, Missoni and Louis Vuitton convince the stylish man that scarves and ascots are the trend to try when it comes to men’s accessories.

Apart from sporting scout-worthy knots, the Cuban collar also emerged as a must-own fashion piece. You can go for a vintage Americana look and wear the Cuban collar shirt with bold colors and stand out prints for a 50’s vibe.

White Trousers and Chinos

The white trousers are a centered attraction by Giorgio Armani and Dior Homme plus notable street style looks from Milan, London and New York. White trousers are a must-try and instant style bringer for the gents. Wear them with nautical colors for smart casual looks, darker hues for a slight grunge, or printed button down shirts for a preppy vibe.

Key Colors: Gray, Green, and Neutrals

Hues like olive, moss and seaweed are prominent in Alexander Wang’s collection. It’s giving us a subtle hint that military colors from camouflage prints are about to go big. In a playful combination of patterns and prints, Niel Barrett, Alexander McQueen and Oliver Spencer make sure to include the undying classy aura of black and grey.

From runway designs and stand out street styles, these S/S 2016 top trends for men are definitely noteworthy.

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All photos are grabbed and edited from Vogue and Imaxtree

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