Nail Spring Summer 16 Trends for Less

Nail Spring Summer 16 Trends for Less

It's that in-between season time of year, so you'll be looking for pieces to take you through the Spring/ Summer months. This simple guide will point out the key trends this season and show how you can pull off mens spring/ summer trends 2016, for less.

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Despite it still being Winter and drizzly, fashion likes to be ahead of the game and plan in advance. And it's always a good idea to, in order to stay ahead of the style tribe. Here at Idle HQ we’ve complied a list of the ones that we think are the best.

Whether you're looking to pull of just a shade you're haven't tried, or a whole trend such as leather or stripes, then we've got you covered with the best pieces and looks, so you'll be looking slick this coming season, without breaking the bank.


A neutral classic colour than can take you through any season, but is great for the warmer months, as it keeps you cool. This shade is great as it can be teamed with anything you already have, and adapted to any event. From bomber jackets, to trainers, to shorts to tees, you can go for all the all-white look, or just add a splash of it into your already slick look.

outfit grid mens ss16 white trend
SHOP: The Idle Man Nylon Bomber Jacket White | The Idle Man Twill Shorts White | The Idle Man Long Sleeve Oxford Shirt White

On The Street

street style grid white trend
SHOP: Look 1 | Look 2 | Look 3

Bomber Jacket

They're the perfect transitional piece of any man's wardrobe. A bomber jacket can dress down your outfit and add a street edge. Despite them popping up several times over the year, they don't seem to be going anywhere, and with such a wide variety of fits, shapes and colours, you can start building a collection.

outfit grid mens ss16 bomber jacket trend
SHOP: The Idle Man Lightweight Nylon MA-1 Bomber Jacket Khaki | The Idle Man Suede Bomber Tan | The Idle Man Leather Bomber Jacket

On The Street

street style grid mens ss16 bomber jacket trend
SHOP: Look 1 | Look 2 | Look 3


It's been a go to for years, and comes in a variety of forms and shapes. There's the classic jacket or the biker trousers which some brave folk will adore. If you're not feeling the look enough, then why not incorporate a leather cuff to your outfit for an edgy vibe. Another accessory necessity is a leather bag to take you through the whole year and keep you looking sharp. It a fabric that will no doubt mix up your S/S outfit.

outfit grid mens ss16 leather trend
SHOP: The Idle Man Faux Leather Biker Jacket | The Idle Man Leather Cuff | The Idle Man Leather-Look Satchel Brown

On The Street

street style grid mens ss16 leather trend
SHOP: Look 1 | Look 2 | Look 3


A different direction from checked, this look has had a major comeback and is an essential during the Spring / Summer months. You can mix up your outfit several ways, such as sticking to neutral colours to keep it slick, or opting for a brighter stripe to add a splash of colour to your look. You can choose between short and long sleeved, but if you're feeling brave, why not try striped trousers? It's also a great addition to a formal look to smarten it down.

outfit grid mens ss16 nautical trend
SHOP: The Idle Man Stripe Pocket T-Shirt Navy | The Idle Man Stripe T-Shirt White | The Idle Man Jumper with Stripe

On The Street

streetstyle grid ss15 stripes trend
SHOP: Look 1 | Look 2 | Look 3

Casual and Formal Collision

Dress down formal is currently at the top of everyone's list. Dressing down a suit is a very fresh look which everyone can achieve. Trainers paired with a suit, gives a laid back cool vibe, making you look done up but not as if you tried too hard. If trainers aren't for you, just chuck on a chunky knit for the cooler days, or a t-shirt to keep cooler during the hotter. This will dress down your formal attire, while still keeping you made up.

outfit grid mens smart casual look
SHOP: The Idle Man Suit Jacket in Skinny FitThe Idle Man Suit Trousers in Skinny Fit | The Idle Man Merino Jumper Grey

On The Street

street style grid mens ss16 smart casual trend
SHOP: Look 1 | Look 2 | Look 3

And On That Note

So there you have the best Spring/Summer 16 trends. The great thing about these pieces is that they'll give your wardrobe and look a different edge and dimension, making you look fresh for the coming months. You can pick a colour you want to try, or even the leather look and just incorporate small parts into your outfit such as a bag instead of going all out if you aren't feeling brave enough. A great way to still get involved with the trend.

Another great thing about this seasons trends, is that they're so easily adaptable to any wardrobe, and are pieces that could even carry you over to Autumn and Winter. So mix up your Spring/ Summer looks with our handy tips and you'll be looking slick this coming season without breaking the bank.


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