Our Cut Expert Ross Hume, predicts the hottest men’s trends for 2019
THE NEW FINISH: DUSTY
Wood Wood’s London Fashion Week Men Spring/ Summer ‘19 presentation is a great example of this trend playing out – models there wore their hair free flowing, with locks appearing weather worn and wind-blown, with an abundance of natural texture. It’s a trend that signals a move away from the perfectly polished looks of seasons past, and styles that were set with pomades and wax and that looked structured and defined.
THE NEW BEARD: TAILOR-MADE
We will see a more tailored approach to beards and moustaches in spring/summer 2019. At Linton & Mac we’re seeing an increase in our male clientele fading beards into hairlines if the sides are tapered. If hair is longer, beard shapes can still be tailored to enhance a client’s face shape and overall image. These days guys have much more knowledge when it comes to beard care, so the well-kept beard trend looks set to continue.
THE NEW TEXTURE: UNKEMPT CURLS
Louis Vuitton, Dries Van Noten and Giorgio Armani are just a handful of the Spring/ Summer 2019 shows where models’ natural waves were embraced, with curls being left to take on an unkempt appearance.
THE NEW FRINGE: BABY BANGS
Bangs have been bang on-trend for a few seasons now, and with ‘baby bangs’ becoming a hot trend in women’s hair, men are likely to follow suit – particularly if Fendi’s fringe-heavy S/S19 show is anything to go by. In terms of fringe length and style,