It was no coincidence that, after his passing, Prince’s signature palette of purple found its way into many designers’ SS17 collections
. This high-end homage prompted the menswear mainstream to take the hue under its wing, with your favourite hoodies, denim jackets and even trainers getting a touch of the rich tone. For the more sartorially orthodox, deep purple isn’t too big a jump from trusty all black
. Pair a purple denim jacket with a band tee, slick joggers and retro-inspired adidas kicks and you’ll achieve style smoother than a fine Merlot.