Summer fashion for men is usually featured with various kinds of cuts, materials and colours. In summer 2014 we have seen floral and patterned pieces of clothes, mesh tops and bright colours. One of the most wide-spread micro-trends of this season is the band collar. It is applied on various garments like tops, t-shirts, shirts, jackets and coats. This trend takes the beginning from the traditional clothes of China and Japan. Later it became popular in the Western countries. Now this detail is the part of the creative pieces of clothes almost in every collection by many fashion designers.
Runways on fashion weeks
The band collar was represented by many fashion designers in their collections.
- Lanvin has created and shown on his runway in Paris two loose-fitting shirts with band collar which combine bright shades and patterns with the delicate style. One of the shirts is pink and it’s detailed with a grey band collar and a placket. It is paired with a luxurious black suit. Another one is blue with yellow patterns. The designer has paired it with an elegant tan suit. The material of these wonderful shirts is quite sheer and fit is loose that creates an effect of weightlessness. It is so necessary when you want to look stylish and elegant but the weather is very hot and sunny.
- Trussardi has also added this detail to the summer collection. The designer house has used beautiful viscose fabrics making band collar shirt. As for the colours you can meet here soft grey and white pieces, different colour blocking and various shades. Some of the pieces have zip fastenings instead of habitual buttons. The whole collection of Trussardi is featured with safari theme and such prints can also be met in the variety of band collar shirts.
- Alexander McQueen has created a fabulous band collar shirt which is different from others. It is a slim-fit garment which can be combined with a dark lace vest and black trousers. Also you can wear it with floral prints jackets.
The ways of wearing
Certainly every modern man has many various shirts with different colours. A band collar shirt is a very universal garment that can be combined in various ways. It can be worn down and up without much effort. Such style is elegant by itself. You can pair it with a pair of stylish trousers, tailored shorts or pants and you will look perfect. You can roll your sleeves, button your shirt or leave it a little undone. Also you can pair it with trendy blazers or jackets. Make experiments and combine it with different garments. the result will surprise you.