S/S 2020 MEN’S TRENDS

After the presentation of the men’s spring/summer 2020 collections, some argued that it could be the end of street style trends with Strong focuses on tailoring, uniform-like outfits, and innovative accessories as final touches. Some surprising new trends appeared on the runways, but at the core of it all, no matter your personal style, no man is left behind!

—By Jérémie Ladouceur

 

UNDERWEAR, OUT!

This trend sees boxers as shorts and tank tops as a casual go-to. Don’t underestimate their quality and functionality!
Satin, leather or even knitted tank tops, along with a good pair of jeans, trousers or shorts will showcase your sense of style, boldness and upper body features.


Photo sources (from left to right) Dsquared2, Dries Van Noten, Dior.

 

UTILITY PIECES

Pockets, pockets, pockets!
Outdoor-inspired pieces created in original and technical fabrics can be dressed up or down – you’ll be ready to face the day no matter the conditions!


Photo sources (from left to right) Fendi, Louis Vuitton, Prada.

 

COLOURFUL PRINTS & GRAPHICS

Florals, polkadots, dramatic graphics or even subtle prints; this trend gives you the liberty to pick a vibrant or mesmerizing piece.
Matching bottoms and tops are in. Dare to play with colours and, try mixing a special graphic print to add character and energy to your outfit.


Photo sources (from left to right) Valentino, Dolce & Gabbana, Louis Vuitton.

 

SUIT WITH A TWIST

This isn’t your traditional suit, and it’s a step away from the whole popular street style trend, emphasizing strong lines, stripes and great structure instead.
Infused with sailor attributes at times – style it to your own taste!


Photo sources (from left to right) Balmain, Versace, Louis Vuitton.

 

BOHEMIAN CHIC

Flowy fabrics, oversized trousers, coats and maybe even an oversized Oxford shirt.
From tunics to ponchos, enjoy extra volume with baggy knitwear and looser cuts!
Elegant or casual, the boho look is effortless and always contemporary.


Photo sources (from left to right) Dolce & Gabbana, S.R Studio LA, Giorgio Armani.

 

LEATHER & DENIM

A wink to the beginnings of the 2000s/rave attire and futuristic aesthetics.
In fact, Kanye West was already spotted wearing all leather at Vanity Fair’s Oscar After-Party.
Even more, huge denim on denim moments are emerging again!


Photo sources (from left to right) Versace, Raf Simons, Alexander Wang.

Written on: February 11, 2020