Most men who can choose the right clothes well can pull off donning the latest in men’s fashion – at work & beyond. The latest apparel collection, however, are not suited for all cultures & climates. The position at work and the office rules on attire (if any) are also things every working professional should take into consideration. If you’re a site engineer who in a tropical country, the latest men’s fashion lines you should go for are shirts in lighter, neutral earth tones, coordinated with pants in gray, army green or khaki are your safe bets. If you’re a ranking executive in a big office that understandably requires business attire, a designer suit or made-to-measure formal jacket, a crisp long-sleeved shirt with high quality tie, and good-fitting pants are essential.
For workplaces that are more flexible and only occasionally call for a business suit or tuxedo, like during an annual stockholder’s meeting or corporate evening event, shirts with minimalist patterns like checks & pinstripes and clean, sharp lines are still in. If you want to stand out, several designer labels have come out with a pleasing variety of suits, pants & shirts in contemporary color combinations that can go from casual to dressy. Solid colored Oxford-woven cotton shirts with a trim custom fit and bearing a signature brand, in versatile white or blue, can be easily matched with pants that can go from work to the social scene. It’s a good idea to have light brown chinos that can be worn with a blazer to work or without a tie (depending on office rules). There’s also a wide array of sleek bags for men that can suit various personalities and requirements. Computer bags or roomy messenger bags with lots of external pockets to store gadgets and other stuff are great for casual Fridays.
For weekend wear or for laidback shindig, there’s a wide selection of fashion collections suited for modern men on the go. Invest on a good pair of vintage cargo pants designed for a lifetime of wear. Those who love the great outdoors and frequently engage in activities like hiking ought to get cool & updated river-ready footwear. Accessorize with user-friendly adventure watches.
Checking out the latest in men’s fashion to perk up one’s wardrobe and retiring old yarns in favor of something current and stylish certainly has payoffs. In terms of colors, many designers have opted for black (all-black or combined with lighter hues), calming green shades, gray and metallic colors, among other interesting shades (including varying shades of blue for shirts; red, pink, or yellow for jackets), for their 2010 fashion collections for men.
In terms of footwear, men’s casual fashion for 2010 include soft & rounded walking/driving shoes in ultra soft leathers in colors that highlight spring, like green and taupe. Durable sneakers, elegant ankle boots and stylish loafers still remain wardrobe staples. For young & trendy men, the latest styles of rubber shoes with the coolest looks and color combinations will continue to be appealing. Again, it’s best to go with quality brands that look great and last long.