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Summer menswear: 5 fashion trends to shop for now

Author: Elle Canada

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Summer menswear: 5 fashion trends to shop for now

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Summer menswear: 5 fashion trends to shop for now

Summer menswear trend: The colour blue

Think: An oceanic palette, from navy to cobalt. Seen at: Dior Spring 2014 GALLERY: Top fashion models of 2014

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Summer menswear: 5 fashion trends to shop for now

How to wear the colour blue

How to wear: “This trend works best when you pair different shades of blue in different textures,” says Corey Ng, a Toronto-based stylist. “An easy place to start is with a classic suede shoe in a bright hue.” Oliver Sweeney Suede Brogues ($379), at oliversweeney.com. GALLERY: 50+ best spring shoes

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Summer menswear: 5 fashion trends to shop for now

Summer menswear trend: The double-breasted jacket

Think: ’50s retro; what Cary Grant would wear for cocktails. Seen at: Giorgio Armani Spring 2014 GALLERY: How to dress like your fave celeb this spring

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Summer menswear: 5 fashion trends to shop for now

How to wear the double-breasted jacket

How to wear it: “A double-breasted jacket is a bold statement piece on its own, so keep it classic, immaculately tailored and then play it up with coloured chinos or a printed shirt,” says Ng. Tommy Hilfiger Cotton and Linen Blazer ($340), at 212-223-1824. GALLERY: 10 ways to wear white now

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Summer menswear: 5 fashion trends to shop for now

Summer menswear trend: Floral prints

Think: Modern and surprisingly masculine—call it bro blooms. Seen at: Gucci Spring 2014 GALLERY: 12 ways to wear graphic prints

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Summer menswear: 5 fashion trends to shop for now

How to wear floral prints

How to wear it: “Floral prints catch the eye quickly, so don’t highlight them,” says Ng. “Instead, pair with complementary solid colours so that you establish a cohesive look.” Raf Simons Cotton Shirt ($300), at mrporter.com. GALLERY: 15 accessories you'll wear forever

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Summer menswear: 5 fashion trends to shop for now

Summer menswear trend: '90s sporty vibe

Think: In West Philadelphia, born and raised. Spotted at: James Long Spring 2014 MUST-READ: How to build a men's shoe wardrobe

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Summer menswear: 5 fashion trends to shop for now

How to wear the '90s sporty vibe

How to wear it: “Sporty chic is about camouflaging comfort,” explains Ng. “It’s about treating structured sweatpants like a casual pair of slim chinos and then pairing them with a button-up and a cardigan.” Lacoste Taffeta Windbreaker ($198), at lacoste.ca. GALLERY: 10 trench coats you can wear forever

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Summer menswear: 5 fashion trends to shop for now

Summer menswear trend: Oversized shorts

Think: Long-ish, loose-ish, louche-ish. Seen at: Dries Van Noten Spring 2014 GALLERY: Top 10 most iconic fashion pieces

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Summer menswear: 5 fashion trends to shop for now

How to wear oversized shorts

How to wear them: “The key is to keep things proportionate: Balance out the volume on the bottom by pairing shorts with a baggier shirt, sweater or jacket on top,” says Ng. H&M Cotton-twill Shorts ($49.95), at hm.com. GALLERY: Street style inspiration for wearing shorts

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Summer menswear: 5 fashion trends to shop for now