Neoprene. It’s the stuff wetsuits are made from. And – we know this sounds far-fetched – it’s going to be what some of your favourite clothes are made from this year.
Sure, it looks a bit unusual, but neoprene has a lot going for it. It’s waterproof and it has a really neat, “finished” look to it. And it won’t get grubby easily, so you’ll always look nice and clean.
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Boxfresh is celebrating its 25th anniversary by releasing a special collection featuring a bunch of brilliant neoprene pieces. The pick of the bunch is a minty-fresh green tracksuit that will make you look and feel like a badass athlete from the future.
And if that’s a bit too weird, try matching the jumper with denim shorts and plimsolls for a more casual look.
Neoprene looks best when it’s worn on your top half. We think we may have just found your jeans a favourite new companion…
Topman has always excelled in taking slightly barmy trends from Fashion Week and turning them into perfectly-wearable pieces for everyday life. This dip-dye sweat will look ace at Glastonbury.
Zipped hoodies are the equivalent of Sriracha hot sauce – they go with everything. This Rascal top is inspired by cycling culture; it has reflective logos and a roomy hood to keep your noggin warm.
Go to Copenhagen, and you’ve got access to the best menswear in Europe. It’s no surprise that Scandinavian brand Libertine-Libertine has graced us with a sweat that can only be described as bloody smart.
_ Styling: Daisy Deane _