Summer fashion is all about having a chilled look that takes little-to-no-effort to putt together – and this year’s hottest trends are easy to pull off if you get the basics right. Here’s how you can take on summer while looking cool…
Colour Block Ts
The colour-blocking trend is rolling into summer with ease – colours to sick with are shades of blue, purple, and tropical colours like red, yellow and tangerine. If colour blocking isn’t your thing, then check out our Men’s Statement Ts for a trend that would better compliment your style.
Purple & Blue Colour Block T by Folk available from MyWardrobe.com
Colourful Shortsand Trousers
The biggest trend you will notice this summer is colourful shorts and trousers. This is a great way to add some colour to your day-to-day style, check out our How to pull off Coloured Trousers post for great tips when choosing your coloured shorts or trousers.
Blue Chino Shorts available from TedBaker
A great watch can be all you need when accessorising, so invest in something that shows off your personality. This summer’s top trends include distressed leather, coloured facers, and graphic print designs.
Fair Isle Face Watch available from ASOS
It’s no surprise that retro shades are still popular this summer – if you want to make sure you stand out form the crowd go for a bright and interesting frame, or if you want a more on trend style sick with classic tortoiseshell or wooden frames. Styles trending this season: Wayfarer, Aviator and Round shapes.
Tortoiseshell Sunglasses by Bottega Veneta available from MatchesFashion
Price: R3 305.97
A hot trend in men’s belts this summer is leather belts in eclectic designs – styles to check out are African print, Aztec print, Beaded and Braded designs, and any distressed or dyed leather belts.
Aztec Belt by River Island available from ASOS
There’s no denying that men’s bags have come a long way in the last few years – and this summer it’s all about the backpack. So if you’re looking for a cool and easy way to carry around all your stuff then try out an old school backpack, in colorful cotton or leather.
Navy and Multi-colour Backpack by Sandqvist available from MyWardrobe.com
Price: R1 715.18
Summer is all about chilling out, so keep your shoe style simple and easy – get your hands on few pairs of cotton Plimsolls in black, blue and brown. For a more fashion forward look, checkout espadrilles or dress sneakers.
Black Slim Plimsolls by Converse available form ASOS