Balmain, Blazers, Boglioli, Burberry Prorsum, Cutler and Gross, ETRO, Gucci, ILLESTEVA, Jackets, Jean Shop, Lanvin, Maison Martin Margiela, New Balance 576, Richard James, Saturdays Surf NYC, Suits, Sunglasses
FLORAL-PRINTS: Maison Martin Margiela Dot-Print Shirt $515
The appetite for print has grown over the last couple of seasons, and this upcoming spring season there’s an appropriate emphasis on floral patterns, both big and small
GUCCI Flower print Slim-Fit Shirt $450
COLORFUL SUITS: Designers continue to find ways to make the suit feel more relaxed by the infusion of bold solid colors.
RICHARD JAMES Slim-Fit Wool and Mohair Blend Suit $1,265
BOGLIOLI Three-Piece Linen Suit $1,775
CHECKERED SPORT JACKET: The return of patterns takes a traditional form with summer sports jackets, which are not cut closer to the body.
ETRO Plaid Linen-Blend Blazer $1,450
ROUND SUNGLASSES: There’s been an emphasis on all retro styles recently with the round shape leading the way.
CUTLER AND GROSS: Round-Frame Ombre Acetate Sunglasses $500
ILLESTEVA: Leonard Round-Frame Acetate Sunglasses $160
INDIGO: The color Blue predominates in the wardrobe of most men, but this year it’s a particular shade of Indigo that strikes a chord, appearing on casual jackets, shorts, shirts and even suits.
J. CREW Stanton Flower-Print Cotton Shorts $80
JEAN SHOP Cotton-Chambray Shirt $200
HENLEY SHIRTS: In both long and short-sleeve iterations the Henley has been stealthily usurping the plain T-shirt over the last year.
SATURDAYS SURF NYC Mitch Long-Sleeved Cotton Henley T-Shirt $75
LANVIN Stain-Trimmed Long-Sleeved Henley T-Shirt $320
PRINTED T-SHIRTS: Fashion has turned up the volume to about an 11, and embellishments and ornamentation are rife, the T-Shirt has become a vehicle for eye-pooping graphics.
BURBERRY Prorsum Metallic-Stripe Cotton Jersey T-Shirt $350
BALMAIN Long-Length Printed Cotton T-Shirt $420
BACKPACKS: Just when we started getting comfortable carrying the tote bag aka the murse, the wheels of fashion turn in favor of this more masculine style. Practical, lightweight and utilitarian, they work on every level.
LANVIN Leather and Twill Backpack and Tote $1,495
LOAFERS: Phrases such as “design classic” and iconic style” are use frequency used when describing a great loafer and/or “driving shoe” when paired seamlessly with a cool pair of jeans, linen, non-denim or trouser.
GUCCI Horsebit Suede Loafers $495
COLORFUL SNEAKERS: From hi tops to low’s to boots, designer sneakers have never been so popular. The reason is the subtle and artistic way the colors are deployed.
LANVIN Suede and Patent-Leather Sneakers $485
NEW BALANCE 576 Suede and Leather Sneaker $140