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Male colour riot

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Men’s wear goes wild on the colour story for summer 2010. Watch out for those vibrant shades of red, pink, blue, orange, fuchsia, sun yellow, purple, chutney and everything but staid black and white. It is the year to be happy and joyful after all, the recession is on its way out and designers are celebrating with colour like never before.

Men’s wear has moved from the old fashion palette on to a new more adventurous movement which will probably make the male wardrobe selection as fancy as that of his female counterpart.

Keeping in tune with the summer silhouette, designers like Ahmed, Rajvi Mohan, are going for the relaxed comfortable look which is lean and figure hugging. Casual holiday and resort wear makes bold style statements for the stronger sex. Capris, Bermudas, shorts, short sleeve shirts, denim in shades of the rainbow, even formal jackets with a dazzling tone, Tees – the collections for the young trendy dresser says good bye to dull brown, cream, beige and moves to shades that make the wearer an eye catching entrant into any party, pub or press conference.

Fabrics favoured are the every popular and linen with a dash of voile and mulmul which gives a summer feel along with knits and jerseys. Accessories also match the look of the summer riot of colours as men replace belts with scarves and colourful deep bags to carry everything from a laptop to files and even a spot of lunch. 

Detailing like contrast piping on trousers and shirt pockets and yokes gives a festive touch to summer wear and pin tucks add that extra stylish look. Colour blocking makes a comeback for men’s wear in a big way for summer 2010. So watch out for a mix of purple/sun yellow, green/blue, red/chutney or monochromatic blue for a full suit, shirt and tie.

So get into the mood this summer and cause a colour riot in your wardrobe and watch the ladies trail you everywhere.