Men’s streetwear trends for Spring & Summer 2020
It’s time to start looking for your summertime essentials! This season we have been inspired by the idea of the map as our home. So we’ve travelled to the far reaches of our earth, searching for inspiration for our colour, forms and prints. This journey has lead to the creation of this summer’s awesome new collection. Here are the men’s streetwear trends for 2020 you need to know about.
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The Hawaiian print. This is the classic summer design and it’s always in style. Images of volcanos, palm trees and surfers transport you to an exotic paradise, exactly where you want to be this summer. Our vintage-inspired design is a season must-have. We’ve printed our Hawaiian design on the Confession short-sleeved shirt and our Ratley T-shirt. We’ve also used this print in the Picasso tank top.
The retro stripe
A trend you can’t miss this summer – the retro stripe. For inspiration, we’re looking to the groovy seventies. During this decade, designers took colour and form to a whole new level. Visuals were bold, bright and experimental. These happy forms and hues translate into funky colourful stripes.
In celebration of this glorious time, we’ve created the striped Melba T-shirt. Here glorious colour is sewn together in panels. The Melba T-shirt is part of our new form initiative where we are reworking our fits to achieve the ultimate shape. This T-shirt has a boxy form, the fit is loose with a longer length.
The vertical stripe
There’s nothing more classic than stripes. This season we’re rotating the standard horizontal stripe, transforming this design into something new. This summer we’re embracing the vertical stripe. Easy to combine with print and solid colour, it’s a wardrobe essential. The best way to wear this trend is on a tee so check out our Ramsey T-shirt, combining a vertical stripe with some retro flavour. We’ve also added vertical detailing throughout the collection so take a look. A must for this season, it’s time to get vertical.
Leafy greens are the rage in prints this season. Embrace the leaf, a print that comes in an abundance of form and hues. We’re taken this great motif and scattered it across shirts, T-shirts and shorts. These organic shapes look awesome on our Bitter short-sleeved shirt. We’ve also created a fantastic tropical leaf print for our Timmen shorts (soon online), just what you’ll be needing this summer.
The microprint is a great way to bring humour into your wardrobe. Our microprints are conversational designs and are unashamedly fun. We’ve got hula girls, hammocks and palm trees. Check out the Tocco regular fit T-shirt for an idea on how to wear this type of print. We’ve also printed a microprint design on our Potter cap.
A short way of saying ‘a co-ordinated look’, it’s when your outfit is made up of a two matching clothing pieces. An easy way of looking well dressed, meet the Co-ord, your summer saviour. Co-ords are extremely easy to style and they can easily be combined with other items in your wardrobe. In this group, we also have crossover qualities, as swim shorts are matched with polo shirts and shirts. See here our Souffle swim shorts and our matching Teston polo.
The polo is the ultimate in summertime smart-casual, and a super versatile piece that will fit seamlessly into your new summer wardrobe. Team it up with your beach shorts and you’re ready to hit the street. We’ve accented the Ted polo with sporty white stripes at the collar and cuff. We’ve also printed the fantastic Flockton polo with a microprint design of tropical islands.
The logo – a simple graphic element that looks great printed on a T-shirt or a hoody and it’s on trend this season. You’ll be seeing text and lettering everywhere this summer. Easy to mix up with the rest of your outfit, a logo tee is the perfect casual design. Check out our Classic Logo T-shirt for a laid back look or the Protest Pro logo T-shirt where our designers have thrown some colour on the Protest P. If you can’t get enough of this summer trend, you can layer up your logos with our new Odin hoody or our Classic Logo Hoody, a Protest favourite.
So those were the men’s streetwear trends for Spring/Summer 2020 you need to know about, from the Aloha print to horizontal and vertical stripes. Here at Protest we want to help you to get there, by creating clothing that takes you from the beach to the street without an outfit change. With Protest, you’ll be ready for this summer.