Okay, it’s not time to start stripping off those layers yet, but we have a fresh drop of the new seasons collections filtering onto the site daily. So it’s time to piece up your winter wear with some practical purchases to fit with the forecasted looks for the new SS16 range that’ll last you through the warmer months to come [fingers crossed!]. By the end of this article you will be filled in on the hottest trends and clued up on what to expect from the Woodhouse portfolio this Spring / Summer. We also want to take this chance to introduce you to the new brands that Woodhouse are welcoming this year.
Sperry top-sider is an American brand with a heritage of over 100 years and are the inventors of the world’s first boat shoe. This iconic footwear, originally created for the practicalities of sailing, has since moved into a popular choice in fashion and is a must have in any gents summer wardrobe. Find out more behind the brand and it’s heritage which dates back to 1895 here.
Back for SS/16; Herschel manufactures the ultimate and quality made backpack for any adventure or day-to-day use. With an aim to create a timeless product with fine regard for detail – that’s exactly what they have achieved. They also create a range of more practical pieces from wallets to laptop cases.
We are proud to introduce a rather nostalgic brand to the Woodhouse portfolio this season. As part of the Adidas group, Reebok has taken the Sports Luxe trend by storm, and is all about fitness, and play a big part in the CrossFit sector with it’s own range. We expect a collection of classics with re-issues and staple pieces to get that retro vibe into your wardrobe.
A motorcycle brand to join the classics, Belstaff & Barbour. Starting a new era with the experience and heritage developed from 1902 this collection of apparel draws inspiration from the past and builds on the Norton legacy for the future. A British brand that has produced a range of quality, perfect for the road and makes you feel part of the team; the ultimate biker brand.
Also rejoining our collections this Spring / Summer. Have recently celebrated their 40th anniversary- as have we. Pioneering American outwear designed for life in the open combines style and function to explore the outdoors and has been increasingly popular into the street wear scene.
Quality craftsmanship and ingenuity Woodhouse now stock the iconic pieces from the Timberland brand which have transcended through it’s heritage for both practical and style reasons. It has an American authenticity which built and set new standards in the footwear industry.
Blue has been present in trends for the past few seasons and probably will always be a prominent colour in menswear collections. However there is just no escaping the hues of blues in the SS16 ranges that we have seen so far. So a few tips on how to wear this trend: Beige can be considered as a colour trend in its own right but pairing this with blue is a win/win and has been seen all over the catwalks. Another colour to pair this with is green, getting the right shade is important so consider the tones and maybe pick a lighter shade to reflect the warmer weather that is yet to come.
This trend has continued into SS16 which keeps getting better and better. The brands we were used to back in the day have burst out of the woodwork and these sporting brands allows you to stock up on the nostalgia pieces with brand new edits and old favourites. Just remember – don’t overkill it, be selective over your retro look and keep it authentic.
They are the most versatile style of shoe and there is a dominance of trainers in trends at the moment which go alongside the ‘Sports Luxe’ look. They have now become an acceptable choice of footwear for your everyday wardrobe, and have been seen pieced with even the most smartest of attire. Either way this trend is a great excuse to work on you sneaker collection.
A classic, revived for the new season. With a heritage cemented within the armed forces, it has timeless appeal which makes it a safe investment piece. It’s continued popularity is set by prominent style icons through time and can be counted as a staple piece of casual wear in your wardrobe this season and years to come.
Take a look at the editor’s top picks for this _SS16 below:
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