Men's Summer 2010 Color Trends

Thankfully men's fashion styles do not change as often as women's fashion. But there are trends and tips that one must still pay attention to. Good news is that most of guys will already own few of the key items. Remember last summer, how your wardrobe was full of colors, nautical tees and tailored shorts. This summer also, men have lots of choices in colors like light blues, dirty pastels and yellows shirts, dark denims. A new emphasis on colors this summer is specifically on citrus greens, oranges, reds and yellows that invite easy living. Key for looking great this season is some sense of adventure and willingness to step outside the style box. Check out some hot Men's Summer color trends for 2010.

White Glamor :

White color is the symbol of purity and elegance. It's a color that can go with any shade to create a mix and match outfit. White has always been a top favorite color for summer season, not just because of its mix and match quality but also for its "keeping cool" quality. For summer 2010, many designer brands like Michael Kors, Gucci, Calvin Klein and Yves Saint Laurent also opted white glamor for their runway shows. All these big names brought white in their collections as a modern and classic clothing color, presenting as monochromatic outfits. So, to be in fashion and for more appealing look this summer, put one pair of white shirt, trouser, jacket or shoes and get that elegant and stylish look.

Use Pastel Shades :

Buy one pastel shaded suit this summer, because summer is almost incomplete with pastel colors. Pastel shades are always perfect pick for hot summer season. These colors are relatively casual, and are not fairly fit for formal affairs, especially for men. But, if you want something different to go with a "Black tie dress code", and then simply opt a pastel color tux, matched with contrasting pair of shoes. Nude shades are also very much in trend these days. Semi-darkness of these colors are proportional to heat that fabric absorbs, so there is very good reason to invest in a neutral shade. And, don't forget about pastel blues, they are must haves for summer. Pastel blue works particularly well because it's an easy color to pair with any shade. Blue shades were flaunted on Ralph Lauren Spring 2010 runway show.

Brighten Up :

Can you imagine summer without bright colors? That's next to impossible, because is all about having fun with brighter shades. Basic pieces in brighter shades will keep your ensemble both lively and interesting in summer. Instead of wearing pastel shirts all the year round, for summer be a little choosy and try one that has bright and well saturated shade like crimson, sun yellow, dark green, royal blue, turquoise and violet. These colors might seem a little girly, but it's a truth that men are also inclining towards these shades, especially for summer. That's the reason, why designers like Marc Jacobs and Y-3 chose brighter shades for men in their spring 2010 collections. Also, don't hesitate in opting black, because black is also a mark-up color for summer 2010. Bright colors are ought to be used sparingly, that is, one at a time. Do not make a mistake of wearing bright on bright.

Use a combination of dark with light and light with dark. Finally, check out new offerings and fashion trends in menswear and men's clothing. Have a great summer !!



Source by Laura Chiffons

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