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A new season means new trends, guys, and this season is no exception. We all know Europe is the inception point of fashion, and by the time we finally hop on the hype train that they start up, the chic #menswear dudes are already on to the next big thing.Thankfully, I’ve tried to stay on top of these trends so that you don’t have to and so that you can straggle onto the bandwagon quickly. The global fashion weeks are over for SS14, so let’s take a trip down memory lane and recap a few of the most popular trends for this upcoming season.

If you think flowers are just for girls, time to think again. The loudest and most conspicuous trend of Spring/Summer '14 is definitely the floral print

Designers have been putting flowers on everything from blazers to hats and, honestly, they’re killing it. The pattern lends a blast of color and adds a nice pop to any fit.

I recommend a slim fitting short sleeve button up smothered in floral, matched with some light khaki chino shorts and some sleek white sneaks. Go check out Gitman Bros. Vintage’s new collection ASAP.

For the next big trend, we continue the theme of loud colors. Brightly colored sneakers and trainers have exploded this season and have shown up on perfectly pedicured feet all over the menswear world.

Industry giants like Nike and Adidas have dropped some crazy dope offerings, like the new Nike Flyknit Frees or the new Adidas Stan Smith suede collection. But if you want a bit more exclusivity, check out Common Projects, Valentino or Raf Simons.

Rock these for a relaxed look this summer, preferably with a quieter fit. Let the shoes do the talking.

The third trend popping up in the spotlight is the resurgence of the long top coat. Thankfully, Europeans have realized we don’t all live along the Mediterranean. Men’s fashion has embraced the classic Mackintosh coat silhouette this season and lauds the crispy jacket that keeps you dry while you’re looking killer.

Wear one as an overcoat on top of your suit as you’re headed over to that summer internship interview in the drizzle. And check out the offerings from Dries Van Noten, Arc’teryx Veilance and, of course, Mackintosh.

So, if you want to look like you’ve been dressed by the internet this season, check these trends out and show that you’re a unique individual by dressing like the thousands of other dudes trying to prove the same thing. I know I’ll be rocking all three of these trends this season.

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