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Menswear SS18 Key Apparel Directions

Courtesy of Trendstop

This week, the Trendstop catwalk team presents an exclusive look at three apparel directions that will be informing the SS18 season. Tops and tees get active as competitive cycling provides the inspiration for performance enhanced jerseys while Cargo Tech elevates utility pieces with a high tech twist. The Faux Denim Jacket sees an iconic style reworked and refreshed for summer in a range of fabrications, colours and prints that offer a host of new styling options.

Men’s International Runway Inspiration

#Trendstop SS18 Menswear trends on #WeConnectFashion. Image courtesy of Trendstop. Dirk Bikkembergs S/S 2018 collection.
Image courtesy of Trendstop. Dirk Bikkembergs S/S 2018 collection.

The Cycling Jersey

#Trendstop SS18 Menswear trends on #WeConnectFashion. Mood: The Cycling Jersey

Cycle ready jerseys exude a new sense of athleticism with vibrant color blocking works and sponsorship inspired placement graphics.

  • Professional cycling kit inspires active tops and tees
  • Sports stitching details emphasize paneled constructions
  • Contrast active and waterproof fabrications create textural blocks
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Cargo Tech

#Trendstop SS18 Menswear trends on #WeConnectFashion. Mood: Cargo Tech

Cargo inspired styles have a heavy tech focus this season as premium technical fabrications elevate classic utilitarian style.

  • Concrete grey and khaki tones reference urban and military themes
  • Lightweight waterproof fabrications enhance practical qualities
  • Reflective materials offer additional surface interest
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The Faux Denim Jacket

#Trendstop SS18 Menswear trends on #WeConnectFashion. Item: The Faux Denim Jacket

Denim inspired casual jackets are a updated for SS18 while still exuding the cool and classic appearance of the original.

  • A range of fabrication choices offer a contemporary twist
  • Wovens and suedes come in pale neutrals for summer
  • Contrast sleeves and blocking introduce a colour and print element
All images courtesy of Trendstop.
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