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Maison Martin Margiela Dot-Print Cotton Shirt

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 Lightweight Cotton Shirt

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

RICHARD JAMES Slim-Fit Wool and Mohair Blend Suit $1,265

Boglioli Three-Piece Linen Suit

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

ETRO Plaid Linen-Blend Blazer $1,450

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

CUTLER AND GROSS: Round-Frame Ombre Acetate Sunglasses $500

Illesteva Leonard Round-Frame Acetate Sunglasses

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

J. CREW Stanton Flower-Print Cotton Shorts $80

Jean Shop Cotton-Chambray Shirt

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

SATURDAYS SURF NYC Mitch Long-Sleeved Cotton Henley T-Shirt $75

Lanvin Satin-Trimmed Long-Sleeved Henley T-Shirt

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

BURBERRY Prorsum Metallic-Stripe Cotton Jersey T-Shirt $350

Balmain Long-Length Printed Cotton T-Shirt

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

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

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

LANVIN Suede and Patent-Leather Sneakers $485

New Balance 576 Suede and Leather Sneakers

NEW BALANCE 576 Suede and Leather Sneaker $140