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STYLE ADVICE

2016: key trends

By Luke Keleher, 5 January 2016

We’re not suggesting you set all your threads alight and start again, but it is time to make room for the new styles set to rock your world – and wardrobe – in 2016. Here, the ASOS fashion team has rounded up its three favourite menswear trends to look out for and tackle head-on over the year ahead. Check them out…

2016: key trends

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Military

The military trend may already have marched its way into our wardrobes at the end of 2015, but we’re looking forward to a full-on invasion of industrial-grade overshirts, cargo pants and utility detailing over the next year. Prepare for the arrival of a squadron of khaki and stone-coloured basics later this month.

2016: key trends

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Bleached out

Stripped back and minimal, this trend is driven by iconic Scandinavian style. With a colour palette comprising inky blues and calicos across denim and basic separates, we’re seeing the silhouettes evolve from skinny and fitted to oversized and boxy.

2016: key trends

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70s

While women’s fashion has been hit (again) by a wave of 70s-inspired style, the era that gave birth to flares, fringing and florals gets a masculine twist for 2016. Using Woodstock as our starting point, this trend features textured layers in suede and leather, tasselled details and a solid foundation of ringer T-shirts and Chelsea boots for a powerful retro upgrade.

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