Stripes is the classic pattern that never go out of style and they effortlessly scream summer! Below is some inspiration and must have pieces.
Must Have Pieces To get These Looks:
Stripes Bermuda Shorts **Perfect with a crips white top | Striped Hoodie **Pair with bright shorts and oxfords | Basic Striped Tee ** Use it to layer over or under just about anything | Striped Blazer **Wear with white jeans & sneakers for a effortless look | Striped Linen Shorts **Try these with a muscle shirt & denim button up | Striped Cap **Perfect for the beach! | Striped Jersey Tank **Pair with some red and you’ve got the perfect Fourth of July outfit | Striped trousers **the pants to wear on a hot summer night out | Suede Cole Haan Slip Ons **Dress up your stripes with a comfy pair of shoes that go with all your summer looks.
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Nothing is more fun and inspiring in fashion than changing trends and fresh ideas. But to truly enjoy the art of getting dressed, it’s important to have basic must-have pieces that simplify your life without sacrificing style and offer a ton of options for mixing and matching (whether your style is preppy, urban or classic!). Check out this season’s must-have pieces by Merona from Target and what to wear them with.
Gone are the days when fashion trends were simply meant for women. Guys have now become equally conscious about what they wear and how they accessorize themselves. Men are now equally interested in fashion weeks held at the four major destinations Milan, Paris, London and New York.
Whether you are a style guru or an average guy, fashion trends for spring 2011 will not disappoint you.
Globe Totter: The hottest trend of spring 2011 reflects the Captain Cook look. Do you remember the captain sailing on Pacific Ocean? The fashion idea for 2011 is similar – West meets East. The fashion week held in New York played with the idea – clothing as storytelling. Clothing that gives a feel of adventure are going to be a big hit this year.
Duckie Brown: The Duckie Brown collection displayed by Daniel Silver at New York 2011 Spring Fashion Week clearly conveyed the message that the effort was to make every single piece unique. This collection perfectly reflected the West meets East look. If you are in search of a similar style, opt for garments that exhibit an eccentric mix of patterns and colors.
Gilded Age: The clipper ships and the Pan American World Airways uniforms are the inspiration for this style. You can find shirts designed with fabrics that look aged by the sun. Drawstrings at your waist, epaulettes and multi-pocket jackets are going to bring the vintage look.
Billy Reid: The Billy Reid collection was another major success at New York Fashion week spring 2011. The designer was inspired by his birthplace Louisiana and his creations captured the essence of the Louisiana style. His collections displayed madras jackets with hand made patchwork, heirloom buckled belts, the kind of dresses that would evoke a sense of tradition. Wearing a Billy Reid garment can give you the vintage look you are crazy about.
If you want to keep pace with the spring fashion trend 2011 look for some of these things including epaulettes, leather travel bag, vintage prints, sun aged fabrics, lived-in leather jackets, jackets with multiple pockets, handcrafted detailing, awning stripes and many more.
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1. White button down.
2. Jeans or shorts.
3. ANY color tennis or skate shoe.
Easy, right? Remember, even when it’s not on your board, make it look like staying this fly is effortless! Note examples below.
White oxford shirt $19.99 @ www.macys.com
Ecko Jeans – $29.99 at shopecko.com
Puma Roma ’68 – $46.58 at 6pm.com
onitsuka tiger – $68.95 at zappos.com
Supra Vaider Hi-Top – $98 at zappos.com
Reebok High-Top – $164.59 at caliroots.com
Adidas Limón – $82.24 at caliroots.com
Top ten Hi-Sleek – $105 at caliroots.com
Adidas BLUE – $82.24 at caliroots.com
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It doesn’t take much for Orlando Bloom to make a woman go weak in the knee’s, and this understated outfit is the perfect example why slighty baggy jeans, semi fitted tee and uber chic scarf. Guys get Orlando’s look for less!