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Menswear Trend – 2008

Fashion is soaring up in the mens world equally to that of womens. Menswear for this year will look easy and modern. Fashion keeps repeating, but trends are coming in innovative styles for the current year. Both bright colors and delicate hues will be in vogue. Bright colored suits will add a depth to ones personality whereas; subtle colors will be represented in designers suits. A feminine touch with floral prints and embroidery is developing in menswear. Metallic shades will add a flash of inspiration.

Color:

Similar to womens fashion wear, menswear trends for the current year include a palette of vibrant colors. From bright colors that add dark and depth, to subtle retro elegance of soft hues a wide range of colors will be in fad and dominate the choice of fashion designers as well as the general public. Bright colors of primary red, French navy and green will be in style for this year. Burgundy or oxblood red, and autumnal berry shades, add depth to summer dressings.

Neutral shades from dove gray to pearl, putty to cinnamon cream, add a touch of glamor and will be seen in runways and will be a hit year after year. Blue and sand shades will replace gray and black suits this year with repetitive artistic brush strokes and sharp, graphic geometrics. White faded and washed look will be seen in cotton shirts.

Style:

Fabrics with innovation will be in trend. Technical finishes will add shine and luster to the garments. Single-breast suit was is fashion for many years, but double-breast suit has replaced the trend for the current year. Military dress coats, gold braid, and buttons along with the perpetual skinny jeans for rock n rollers will be in vogue. Shimmering, sheen fabrics are always in style. With illuminating metallic to subtle evening luster, men will display a vivacious personality with garments reflecting silver metal and midnight sky.

Stripes, horizontal or vertical, thin or wide will be sought after. With an increase in color focus, stripped apparels will be available in a wide range of colors starting from bright shades to delicate hues to match the choice of the fashion savvy man. A simple stripped shirt with a black vest and sneakers combined with a knit scarf will look fascinating.

Formal wear will be in retro style of the French Riviera in 30s and 50s. Trend will move towards one or two button jackets and away from three buttoned outfits. Casual wears blended in cotton and linen will be tailored in traditional suit designs. Printed shirts with floral designs and paisleys, and tone-on tone stripes in barely tinted hues will be the decorative influence of the mens wardrobe. Newest look will be for multi-colored checks.

New style of garments with charming color combinations pop each year, but time will decide the staying power of the style.

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