Having evolved faster than technology – from Teddy Boys, Gothic to Hispter – street style has taken giant metaphorical leaps and is very different every couple of years. Here’s how you can take over the street wardrobe:
1. Don’t be afraid to experiment. Try EVERYTHING that’s there in your wardrobe.
So, here’s the thing, you should donate overused pieces in your cupboard but save some of the most exquisite fashion pieces for yourself because fashion returns. Always. Merge, fuse, go crazy with mixing clothes – jeans, jogger denims, t-shirts, shorts, basically any article of clothing that catches your eye!
2. It’s all about prints… and denims… and print with denims…
Denims are the “black” colour of the fashion universe. They go with EVERYTHING (any colour and any style!). When apprehensive about the ultimate turnout of your look, whip out a pair of denims and pair anything you want with it. Going by the trends this season, prints are still ruling so go for minimal, bold, fun; whichever way you prefer. Oh and guess what? Printed denims are not a bad choice to heat things up either.
3. Quirky tees and torn jeans are staple.
Street style is a manifestation of your personal style, with slight alignment to standard running street style. But mostly, it’s about you. Team your joggers with a semi-formal shirt, stylish jackets with jeans, or just your basic everyday tee with some funky jeans!
4. Let your flip-flops walk AND talk.
We’re the generation that loves dressing down and staying comfortable with style. Shoes can be a differentiating factor, so go for some cool flip-flops for a non-chalant relaxed look. Pick something comfortable yet fun and quirky! It’s a sure fire way to give yourself the carefree street style look for the day!
5. Rags never fail. Exploit them.
Torn togs are the best fashion mates. We all have some old boring pieces in our wardrobe we never want to give up. Slit, cut, tear your bland pieces and give them a punk makeover. Never disappoints.
6. Head talk: Tie up your hair in a man bun or grab onto hoodies!
First thing one notices about your appearance is your face, so go with the trends and if you can, pull your hair up in a manbun! This will definitely give you a great sex appeal. Or just throw on a nice hoodie, that’s always a fashion win!
7. Stock up on anything that’s loose and comfy (screaming for some joggers right now!)
Effortless style begins with comfort. Ever since the jogger denims trend, guys have had a fun way to dress down. Don’t be bored of this trend yet! You can switch it up and get the same comfort in the varied versions of the jogger denims! Chinos, engineered joggers, you have an entire range to pick from.
Lessons learnt? Well then, go! Your wardrobe is your playground!