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Spring 2013 Menswear Fashion

While mens styles tend to be more long-standing there are still some fun trends and pieces to keep in mind when you’re updating your wardrobe each season. And with the weather starting to edge towards Spring it’s time to consider how to dress for warm days and vacations!

Keep Things Interesting:


A colorful or printed jacket or blazer is a great way inject some personality into your Spring looks this year – A plaid version like the one above is classic but still fun, which is a great combination since you’ll be able to wear it again another season.

If trying out a new color combination is on your To Do List be sure to check out The Sartorialist’s On The Runway: Maroon & Blue for some beautiful pictures from the Fall 2013 Collections.

The Spring 2013 runway shows features some great styles, bold colors, and interesting, eye-catching prints. Translating those styles to the street can be a challenge though so check out Well Groomed’s Spring 2013 Menswear Collections & Squidoo’s Men’s 2013 Spring Fashion Trends.


Up for a project? This colorblock tie from I SPY DIY is a great, quick option that’ll result in a wholly unique, one-of-a-kind accessory that you can really express yourself with – Colorblock Tie DIY.

There are a few quality pieces that every man should own – Nice shoes, classic wallet, a good belt… If you’re missing that last one be sure to educate yourself before you head out shopping by reading The Attire Club’s How To Choose A Good Belt.

Get creative and expand your options by learning some interesting new ways to knot your tie – Different Types of Ties from 9GAG: Life is a gag, make it fun.


Sometimes it seems as though the art of wearing a hat is lost – And then I see an amazing picture that reinforced my love of men in hats. Not sure how to make this work for you? Read The Art of Manliness’s Men’s Winter Hats: The Ultimate Guide to Cold Weather Headwear.

Tips & Suggestions:

Tailoring is one of the best ways that you can ensure that you look sharp. Even less expensive pieces will look like they cost more and are made of better materials if they fit like they were made for you. So shop around and find the right tailor for you. Read through this great series from Kolonel Mustard all about tailoring – The Tailor Project: Introduction & The Tailor Project: Parts 1 – 5.

Creating a clutter-free, organized space is the key to making dressing each day go smoother, faster, and more stylishly. If you can’t find what you’re looking for because nothing is hung up or if you forget that you own pieces because there’s so many outdated pieces crammed into your wardrobe your daily dressing will suffer. So take some advice from New York City based fashion blogger Scout Sixteen – On Organization.


Need some more inspiration? Check out my Pinterest board – Menswear Must Haves – For great pictures of formal wear, suits, casual fashion, and stylish accessories. Also be sure to view The Jaunty Gent & Suited Lifestyle for some great fashion inspiration!

So tell me gents {and ladies who buy for their men} – What’s on your Wish List for Spring 2013?

23 responses

  1. Pingback: Spring On Your Pants: Men’s Fashion Guide To Spring 2013 | Stilettos & Tequila

  2. Great post!! Hope you visit my blog!!

    March 21, 2013 at 5:04 AM

    • Glad you liked it Olga. Looking forward to checking out your site as well!

      March 21, 2013 at 5:37 AM

  3. Some stylish men walking around I see 😉

    March 20, 2013 at 12:08 PM

  4. love the navy coat! Menswear is so awesome xx

    March 20, 2013 at 11:58 AM

  5. Hey, this is so funny! We just wanted to comment on your article, because we liked the photos and what it was saying (great photo the first one and then we saw you linked to us! It’s great we have the same tastes!

    Fraquoh and Franchomme

    March 20, 2013 at 8:34 AM

    • You guys have one of the best sites out there right now, I enjoy every single post! 🙂

      March 20, 2013 at 9:02 AM

      • Thank you so much, you’re very kind!

        March 20, 2013 at 10:53 AM

  6. I totally agree with you. Sleek blazers and tailored clothes add a touch of perfection in men’s outfit.
    Plus I think men should start experimenting with colored blazers/coats/jackets apart from greys, blacks and blues like: coral, red, tangerine or even checks. It helps so much stand out from the seas of blacks and blues.

    March 20, 2013 at 8:28 AM

    • Let’s start a petition to FORCE boys to play w/ fashion! 🙂

      March 20, 2013 at 9:01 AM

  7. Great post!!!



    March 20, 2013 at 7:57 AM

  8. trendy!!!
    like it )

    Angela Donava

    March 20, 2013 at 7:08 AM

  9. anjelais

    Love seeing posts on menswear style trends! This is great.

    March 20, 2013 at 7:06 AM

  10. super cute!

    March 20, 2013 at 7:05 AM

  11. evkraynova

    Love the second guy’s jacket color, so trendy !
    Cool 😀

    Katerina from


    March 20, 2013 at 6:54 AM

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