Next week marks the third installment of New York Fashion Week: Men’s. From July 11-14, the Big Apple will again attempt to reach the heights of other men’s only weeks like London Collections: Men and Paris Fashion Week. Though men’s fashion enthusiasts are gushing with excitement, the SS17 shows could prove to be a pivotal moment for the fledgling week.
For those of you who’ve been grinding away in the gym all winter, this is the time of year when you get to show off. As fitness diehards say: sun’s out, guns out. But a tank top is more than just a vanity piece. It’s a practical way to keep cool in sweltering heat. That being said, there’s a right way and a wrong way to pull this off.
The Fourth of July is less than two weeks away, and now more than ever, flag fashion is in style. Aside from the usual push for patriotic gear by your favorite brands, this is an election year. In times of political turmoil, showing your American pride on your clothing isn’t just about celebrating a holiday. It’s truly a representation of your love for your country and its democracy. But that being said, there’s a right way to pull off this celebratory style move.
The summer season of men’s fashion has officially kicked off with London Collections: Men. The event, which ran from June 9-13, is often viewed as the most fashion forward of the men’s weeks. Milan’s Pitti Uomo is a week centered around dapper style while New York Fashion Week Men’s is still working to establish an overall identity. But LC:M is a stage for some of the industry’s most adventurous designers. This is never more apparent than in the style of the week’s show attendees. If you aspire to echo the most stylish men of the London streets, these five trends are a must.
The current era of men’s fashion is one of experimentation and risk unlike any we’ve seen. And though there are tons of trends that are just blips on the radar, some of the biggest shifts of the last few years are definitely here to stay. Like joggers, Longline shirts were first dismissed as a passing fad. However, the shirts have shown true staying power. If you don’t have one in your personal collection, it’s time to upgrade. And with a few simple guidelines, you can pull them off like a streetwear pro.