With Autumn quickly and thankfully approaching, it’s come time to retire your shorts and flip flops. Hey, you can try to keep wearing them, but be prepared for those around you to be stricken with extreme second-hand embarrassment.
If you’ve been looking forward to trying out a new men’s fashion trend, Fall & Winter 2010 is your time to shine. We’ve assembled the best fall trends that any style-minded gent has to look forward to. Check them out:
We all really should have seen this coming when plaid came roaring back in the late 2000s. Grunge might not quite be all the rage again, but notes of the 90s are starting to appear in all faucets of fashion. For a cozy, nostalgic fall look, stick with hand-aged denim jackets and a decent pair of sneakers or boots. If you’re getting tired of plaid but still want a patterned shirt, mix it up with gingham or paisley. Just keep the signed Spice Girls t-shirt at home.
From left to right: Gingham Woven Shirt, $24.90, Forever 21; Well-Worn Denim Jacket, $79.95, The Gap; Men’s Straight Fit Jeans, $29.50, Old Navy; Vans Ripstop Sneaker, $65.00, Urban Outfitters; Nylon Web Belt, $12, Urban Outfitters.
This buttoned-up, slim-silhouetted look was everywhere on the Fall/Winter 2010 runways. A new decade calls for a new color palette, so be on the lookout for pieces in navy and army green. A wool jacket with a fitted waist should be the center of your wardrobe; pair it with nice sweater, simple dark slacks and aviator boots. Hey, it’s easier than enlisting, right?
From left to right: D Anderson Collection Jacket, $108, Urban Outfitters; Merino Half Zip Sweater, $59.95, The Gap; Classic Straight Leg Jeans, $37.90, Forever 21; Bed Stu Artillery Boot, $125.00, Urban Outfitters; Logo Canvas Carry All, $24.90, Forever 21.
Coupons to use: Urban Outfitters.
Thanks to pop culture phenomena like Inception and Mad Men, gents are rediscovering vests, three piece suits and classic hairdos. The pressed-to-perfection ensembles of Dom Cobb and Don Draper might be a little too stuffy for everyday wear, but there are easy solutions to modernize them. A simple tie with an un-tucked shirt and blazer is a great casual look, especially when worn with a straight pair of khakis. Don’t infiltrate dreams without them.
From left to right: BDG Shrunken Blazer, $68, Urban Outfitters; UO Silk Tie, $19, Urban Outfitters; Solid Tailored Shirt, $49.50, The Gap; Tailored Khakis, $49.50, The Gap; Men’s Rockport Margin, $89.95, Shoebuy.com.
Have a favorite fashion trend for fall / winter 2010, men? Rock the comment section!
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