Date: 07/11/2017 - 22:58 in

We have been kept on witnessing how the fashion is changing, the trend lead by Millennials are the major influencer.  The laid back attitude, looking for adventurism, always influenced by the ever changing technological advancements, where men are looking styles that would help them to achieve their hobbies. The 2017 mens style trends are the mix of inspiration from unisex styling,, millennial travelers and retro sports.

Here are the few consumer attitudes that are influencing the men's fashion 2017 trends at catwalk and street fashion of the New York, London, Paris, and Milan's fashion weeks as well the street styles.

Active Travellers

The current trends where Millennials are spending money in traveling is influencing the fashion trends. Millennials are officially the largest generation in history, beating out Baby Boomers. As the youngest generation with disposable income, they have secured their status as leaders in travel and tourism.
According to Virtuoso, the #2 trend for 2017 is active and adventure travel. These experiences include things like "an African safari, swimming with whale sharks in Mexico or Australia, or hiking the Swiss Alps.Fashion"

The trend spotted at the Men's catwalk show of the spring-summer 18 fashion week from the Milan and Paris style pop-ups this season. The Hawaiian, foliage, flowers and leaf Print gives the primary source of inspiration.

Unisex styling-

Designers at the catwalk are finding the key inspiration from the gender neutral social movements where we are witnessing skirt inspired bottom wear for the men's fashion. However, this is too early to speak it's relevance for the current men's fashion.

The loose fit, oversized shorts are the biggest emerging category retailers are picking up this season.

Expressive and impulsive

The modern consumers being overly passionate and spontaneous, love to participate and raise their voices on politics, social cause, issues they think could make the world better place to live.

For the spring 2017 menswear trends, youth appreciate to wear anything very personal, carries the message they could be associated. The text print, warm and bright colors are the hottest item we could find trendy at the shows.

Written in full letter, messages are seen and clearly readable. Insisting on singularity and personality, written words inspire the new basics.

Retro Sport

The retro sports movement is inspired by the looks that date back to 30 years ago. It is for this same reason that brands such as “Fila” are back at the front of the stage. Designers revisit these styles with precision and inventiveness. In the luxury sector, it's an invitation to play with mix & match in a hype suburban vision.

The stripes look omnipresent this season for men's top and bottom wear. Fine vertical line or widely seperated one, we have witnessed this season, stripes extend their modernity and optical vibrations to other sectors. Sailor’s stripes, tennis stripes or geometric games, these prints bring freshness to the silhouettes.

The expressive men- emotions through message

Emotions we wear now- the biggest trend emerging now.

RESORT SHIRT

Palm trees, exotic flowers, ultra chic or ultra kitch, the “resort shirt” is a key element in many collections: it is the ultimate seaside shirt. At the moment, very sober and elegant city trousers often give a counterbalance.

Baggy and cropped pants

The new being cool dressing is the millennials choice of style. Cropped and baggy wide leg style emerge at the runway and on the streets of runway shows.  Yohji Yamamoto brings the China Men inspired men's pant silhouette.

Retro sports inspired styles

At Milan, the sport-inspired trends emerge very strongly as the influencing designers MSGM, Ermenegildo brings the sporty, loose silhouettes for their upper-wear silhouettes.

Ashwini Singh

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