Patchwork, Denims and Colours – Menswear Fashion Trends 2021

Patchwork, Denims and Colours – Menswear Fashion Trends 2021

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The perception of fashion has been unanimously driven by a series of trends and cultural theories. While we brace ourselves to look at the unbelievable, bizarre and at times eye candy styles, it also gives us insights into the past and to the time when it must have all begun.

A common narrative prevails that men’s fashion is synonymous to crisp and formal shirts and the tailored suits, like the ones we saw in the age-old black and white movies. The new age designers are flinging aside the idea of formality off the window and giving place to comfortable yet experimental style beyond the idea of blues and blacks.

From the detachable collar era of the 1910’s and superman suit jackets of the 1930’s to the 1950’s era of pastel shorts and dark flannel suits, men’s fashion has been influenced by the history and tradition much like any fashion trend. Nostalgia is a major driving force that inspires most designers.

The runway at spring/summer 2021 was seamlessly unusual. Brands such as Balenciaga and Gucci saw themselves holding virtual fashion shows. While the pandemic gave way to phygital fashion weeks, it also ensured that designers experimented with creativity at various levels.

As you prep-up to redefine your closet with the slow blooms in nature, Ciceroni takes you on a ride to witness 5 reigning menswear trends for 2021!

  • The Mix and Match Patchwork

Patchwork is an art that encourages recycling and provides countable environmental benefits. Singing the sustainability song, labels and designers like Antonio Marras, Greg Lauren, Myar and Engineered Garments celebrated the conscious movement. Illustrating the trend of recycling and upcycling, the designers played with vintage styles in the form of longline coats, denim jackets, shirts and even pants, giving way to wearable art!

Indians might this trend nostalgic for sustainability, recycling and upcycling is hardwired in us since centuries.

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  • The Spring Flowers

Florals will never go out of style. They bring in a fresh vacation vibe, the one that gets your relaxed and in the mood for beach holiday. From the long floral overcoats by Boramy Viguier and Boss to peplum styled coats by Burberry and jumpers by Isabel Marant, the colourful, rustic countryside inspired prints were exploding on this year’s runway giving out a major tropical foliage vibe!

Add at least one floral shirt to your wardrobe in 2021.

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  • Dashing Denim

We are sure that denims are immune to the passing of time. Even though the time passes and years tick by, the iconic denim trends have always stayed alive. Transitioning from faded and torn to patched, stained and oversized, the designers this year, at the spring/summer fashion week 2021 experimented their hearts out. Right from Alexander McQueen’s denim suit set and Dolce and Gabbana’s denim shorts to JW Anderson’s dual-toned denim overcoat and Maison Mihara Yasuhiro’s dyed denim pants, the creative interpretations are sure to leave you stunned.

Lay your hands on trending denim styles to level up your style game.

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  • Colour Me Bright

The spring/summer season is all about bright hues. No matter what the temperature is, you can always look hotter with just a splash of a bright and peppy hue. You may not want to wear an entire outfit in a single colour, but make sure to add a hint of your favourite shade to your accessories, outfits or even a pair of shoes. From Versace’s coat and relaxed pants in neon blue and pink and Ami’s suit set in the pastel mint green to Louis Vuitton’s yellow overcoat, you will find that the runway was filled with the colour-blocked trend.

Time to bring out colours.

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  • The Extra Wide, Wide Pants

Summers are synonymous to comfortable wide pants. For Spring/Summer 2021, the runway paved way to the season-friendly ultra-wide trousers. While those in the collections of Ermenegildo Zegna and Casablanca were chic and tailored, Yves Saint Laurent took to pleats and drapes, playing with fluidity and tailoring techniques. At Gucci and Hermès, the trousers were cut high bringing out a retro vibe. And, Dolce and Gabbana and Rick Owens created a collection that made the look athletic, along with cargo and tracksuit-style trousers.

Get yourself some airy trousers.

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Bring in verve to your daily wardrobe with this season’s freshest arrivals.

Aishwarya Menon

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