New year, new you? The start of a new year signals a lot of fresh starts for most; whether that’s setting new life goals, minimising bad habits, being more eco-friendly, saving money or taking that dream holiday you’ve been planning for the last few years.
2022 has arrived with a bang and whilst many of us may still be working from home, firmly holding on to the casual wear hype of 2021, it also signals an opportunity to look at decluttering our lives; starting with the wardrobe.
The continuing coronavirus pandemic has meant that designers have sought to make men’s fashion easy-to-wear and versatile; suitable for many occasions and the casual wear trend shows no signs of slowing down. Fashion, now has to fit a variety of purposes; from the weekly grocery shop, to casual drinks with friends, to everyone’s favourite weekly Zoom calls.
But what does that mean for your wardrobe? Is it out with the old and in with the new? Here, we run through a few of the latest must-have choices for 2022 and beyond.
Whilst jeans may have been gathering dust at the back of your wardrobe due to the lack of opportunities to wear them, jeans are a wardrobe staple that will never go out of style. Denim styles operate in a cyclical nature and any denim trends almost always come round again.
This year, we’ll be seeing engineered fit denims come back into fashion, making them versatile enough for casual days out – dressed up with a pair of bright, crisp white sneaks or pairing them with a boot for a more formal occasion.
The 883 Police Hazard TEV 615 Engineered Fit Mens Jeans are a perfect example of versatile yet practical denim. Heavily detailed for the ultimate style, they feature seam detailing around the knees and include six pockets ensuring there’s plenty of space to hold essentials such as keys, phones and wallets. This pair also includes zip pockets and embossed branding along with diamante detailing for an extra wow-factor.
Created with a 98% cotton and 2% elastane mix, they hold their shape and are stretchy enough to be comfortable and snug throughout the day. Plus, these jeans are now available in sizes from 28’ to 40’ waist and in lengths from short to long.
Streetwear is still high on the agenda through 2022 and this urban-style athleisure wear is still cream of the crop when it comes to outdoor styles. Think padded bubble jackets, gilets, joggers, and more with little change through the coming year.
Whilst traditionally black was the go-to colour for outerwear, we’re seeing more incorporations of colour into our coats, jackets and gilets. An ideal example of this is the 883 Police Anglo Burgundy Mens Designer Jackets.
An eye-catching padded jacket, it provides unbeatable style, functionality and warmth combined with unique design elements such as two front zip pockets with stud detailing, double fastening, drawcord hem and hood, elastic cuffs and an internal zip pocket – ideal for longer periods in colder weather and to ensure the wearer is protected against the elements.
The high shine ripstop fabric is water repellent, breathable and windproof and is made from a 100% nylon outer and 100% polyester inner.
Even pre-pandemic we saw sliders burst onto the scene and now that everyone’s embracing working from home and pretty much sticking indoors, sliders are now the most versatile piece of footwear out there.
Wear them as slippers, wear them to the shops, wear them on holiday – and we’re now even wearing them with socks which would have been an unthinkable fashion crime merely a few years ago.
The Lider Black Sliders from 883 Police are a budget-friendly footwear choice carrying us through the year, made from a PU body and built with a comfortable molded sole. At only £20, they’re also available in black or white and in a range of sizes.