After a long winter every refined gent needs to update his spring wardrobe. New collections are arriving every day but it takes a special touch to pick the best of the best. Styles this spring were inspired from the newest collection on the runway and in stores. Here is a list of the top trends carrying you from suit and tie to casual weekend apparel.
Black and White
Nothing and I mean nothing is more clean and sleek than the basic black and white color palette. This spring a simple white linen shirt and a casual black cotton sports jacket is a must have (J.Crew). Given that the weather is still transitional layering these two lightweight essential allows you to keep cool or warm depending on how the day goes. Pair this with a dark wash jean or a khaki pant and you are all set for a date or to go grab drinks with friends.
Cardigans are not just for the fall, a lightweight cardigan is another great piece that can take you through the indecisive spring weather. Neutral colors are thriving this spring, which means that you can mix and match your spring wardrobe easily. Cardigans allow for a lot of flexibility and for your personal style to thrive, whether you prefer a shawl collar or two-tone varsity style, cardigans will carry you through spring (Club Monaco).
Plaid has also been popping up in several collections this spring. In a variety of colors and styles, you can rock this spring trend in the office with a crisp plaid dress shirt paired with a solid color tie or on the weekend with a vivid plaid button-up (Banana Republic). Plaid allows you to add just a touch of interest to your work attire and gives you a relaxed weekend look.
The oxford is simple and timeless; it represents comfort and class without being extravagant. This spring, grab a pair of wing tip oxfords; they will match perfectly with practically anything in your spring wardrobe. (Cole Haan) A tan color shoe complements neutral and bright colors.Now that you know the essential do some spring cleaning in your closet and add few key pieces to your wardrobe.