The guys have got it pretty good this season, taking their well-advised sartorial queues from the European street-style scene. Here are the top five items to shop for your guy this spring.
There aren’t enough hats around on guys (and we’re not talking caps here) so encourage him to don one of these dapper styles to bring any old outfit into spring 2016.
Mr. Kim Tony Straw Fedora, $102.73 – available at East Dane.
Milana Straw Latina Panama Hat, $149.95 – available at David Jones.
Alta Linea Trilby W Grosgrain Stripe Band, $39.95 – available at David Jones.
Saint Laurent Classic Fedora Hat, $785.75 – available at Farfetch.
Brixton Hat Mayfield II, $130 – available at ASOS.
Socks need not apply. Ankles are king this spring, and they are popping up over the top of soft loafers in all colours. If this is a bit too formal for you, go for white logo-free sneakers but leave your socks in last seasons smalls drawer.
Bally Wabler Drivers, $520.25 – available at East Dane.
Woven Tassel Loafer, $369 – available at Calibre.
Rockport M Cape Noble 3 Venetian Slip On, $159.95 – available at David Jones.
Cognac Full Grain Leather Men’s Classics, approx. $127 – available at Toms.
TOD’S Classic Loafers, $587.66 – available at Farfetch.
Office attire has a good thing coming to it. Blazers are bold and bright in primary colours and exotic prints. Wear them back with basics such as a white t-shirt and denim jeans or double up with a full suit.
Chambray Linen Blazer, $699 – available at Calibre.
Damir Doma 2 Button Jacket,
$1382.06 now $414.89 – available at East Dane.
Noose & Monkey Super Skinny Leopard Print Velvet Blazer, $313 – available at ASOS.
Men’s Slim-Fit Fuchsia Mercerised-Cotton Stretch Blazer, approx. $562 – available at Paul Smith.
Noose & Monkey Blue Velvet Blazer, approx. $237 – available at Topman.
A guys go-to is always going to be the jean. But for spring, dial them down a bit by opting for a white wash. Perfect for day or night, you can go for distressed and ripped or slightly cropped.
BLK DNM Slim Fit Resin Coated Jeans 5,
$283.18 now $169.91 – available at East Dane.
Wood Wood White Wes Jeans, approx.
$167 now $50 – available at Topman.
Sixth June White Distressed Slim Jeans, approx. $75 – available at Topman.
Skinny Straight Leg Spitfire Jean, $59.95 now $49.95 – available at Cotton On.
Club Monaco Slim Jeans, $169.59 – available at East Dane.
This is a favourite in the office for adding some finery to any fella’s outfit. You can wear them back with a t-shirt or shirt, but ensure your jacket remains loose and free, ready to be flicked off as soon as the sun starts to shine!
Noose & Monkey Skinny DB Waistcoat In Ombre Check, $108 – available at ASOS.
Blue Linen Waistcoat,
$80 now $40 – available at River Island.
ASOS Skinny Waistcoat in Khaki with Fleck Detail, $69 – available at ASOS.
Al Duca D’Aosta 1902 Contrast Hem Waistcoat,
$224.50 now $157.15 – available at Farfetch.
Brown Slim Suit Waistcoat, $100 – available at River Island.