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Spring trends 2014: sweatpants with suit jackets

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This spring formality goes out the widow as far as men's fashion is concerned. Instead there is an interesting mix of casual and formal. For example some men are wearing dress shirts with sweatpants as a casual look. Here are five trends for this spring.

Upgraded Trackpants

Athleticism is a big trend this spring. Gucci and Michael Bastian featured this look by pairing track pants with more formal elements like blazers and dress shirts. These aren't ordinary track pants though. They are slimmer fitting with pockets and no elastic at the ankles.

The New Varsity Jacket

If you work in a more casual environment, why not trade in your blazer for the new varsity jacket? Just like your letter man's jacket from high school. varsity jackets have been seen on the runways. Designers are crafting them in luxurious fabrics like leather and suede.

Hawaiian Shirts

Once the territory of tourists and party animals the Hawaiian shirt is making a comeback thanks to Prada.


Although it may be a bit early in Chicagoland. This season shorts can be worn with just about anything. Designers have paired shorts with blazers and sweaters for a dressy look and polos and t-shirts for a casual look. This season shorts are to be worn a couple inches below the knee.



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