- Don't be afraid to use accessories! Bags are a great way to add a statement to your look. Gucci adds some casual flair to this spring 2009 collection through some awesome accessorizing.
2. Vibrant Hues
Utilize vibrant hues like a bold pink or purple to really make a statement. Have fun mixing patterns with bright solids, like Tom Ford did here.
3. Gradient Colors
Gradient colors are also making a big splash this season, like this piece from Salvatore Ferragamo.
4. Cinched Waists
Think belted sweaters and cardigans are just for the ladies? HELL NO. Cinched waists for men are making it onto the big scenes like these Spring '09 runway examples:
Move over moccasins! It's time for the re-introduction of the classic loafer. This statement shoe is stampeding all over runway collections everywhere. Pair up, pair it down, these versatile John Lobb loafers are comfy and chic. Try it with a cuffed chino for a nice casual look or dress it up with a bold pant.
6. Boating Shoes
Want to go just a bit more casual? Try pairing some shorts or denim with boating shoes like these from Dolce and Gabbana.
7. Colorful Sneakers
Speaking of casual shoes, this season being all about the pops of color, that can be done with some bright sneakers! Alejandro Ingelmo's low rider metallic sneakers, for example.
Give your Ray-Ban Wayfarers a rest and polish off those aviators that have been waiting to shine. A great way to finish off a fierce casual look. These Marc Jacobs aviators add just the right flair to any spring ensemble.
9. Clubmaster Sunglasses
If you insist on wearing Ray-Ban, try the new clubmaster design. This is a new spin on the classic (but honestly so overdone) wayferer look.
- Yellow Shorts
- Braided Belts!
MEN: For a casual and relaxed, but stylish look, pair this braided belt with a light-wash denim that's cuffed right above your ankle. Add a casual, clean white shirt, tuck it in and throw on some white shoes (without the socks!).