Fitness has become a feature on every man’s list of resolutions in the progressive modern world. So, it is no surprise that the fashion industry would jump at the opportunity to both, create and catch up to trends in the sportswear genre. Businesses are constantly trying to one-up their competition and introduce fitness freaks to new and unique sportswear apparels that are not only enticing but also practical.
It can be a pretty confusing choir for men to choose a particular style from the plethora of trends present at a particular point in time. So, from the classic lightweight men’s varsity jackets to the athletically essential polo tops, here are some of the most popular sportswear trends for athletic men to follow in 2019.
The Evolution of Varsity Jackets
Whether you are an athlete or not, varsity jackets have proven to be an immortal style statement for generations of men. Although the aesthetics of these vintage fashion icon remain unchanged, it’s style has been experimented upon by various fashion corporations to cater to the changing trends. Many companies like Champion and Golden Bear have managed to introduce jackets that experiment with different color schemes like the eccentrically charming maroon or the classic navy and white color scheme to give the jackets a boost of diversity. There is also the much more sophisticated invention of Gucci who made a part – varsity, part – track jacket in reversible satin.
A Marvelous Year for Fleece Jackets.
Men looking for a much warmer and comfy workout experience always had the option for full zip fleece jackets. For men who inhabit much colder regions of our planet, fleece jackets are nothing short of lifesavers. 2018 also had some of the most innovative fleece jackets introduced to the market. Arcteryx launched its impressive covert cardigan line. This zip jacket is not only comfortable to wear but is also convenient when it comes to hiking or skiing. Although expensive, the dual functions are worth the extra bucks. There were also fleece jackets manufactured with Polartec’s legendary 100-weight fabric. These versatile jackets were capable of both, simple outdoor travel and for partaking in rough sports like skiing and snowshoeing.
Pragmatic Yoga Attire
2018 also proved to be a great year for yoga fanatics among men. Many sports apparel giants like Adidas and Nike launched sports attires specifically designed to cater to the people that couldn’t get enough of yoga. Brands like Adidas and 2XU competed with each other to deliver state of the art compression wear for a much more comfortable yoga experience. These are specifically designed to wrap around your muscles with a stretchy fabric that draws heat out of your body. It also protects the body from bad odor with the help of polygiene technology for a fresher feel.
The Resurgence of Polo Shirts
Just when we thought we wouldn’t see any more of them, polo shirts were back with a bang. Many designers have chosen to reintroduce them to the world with a different spin altogether, experimenting with a variety of prints and cuts. Polo shirts are being designed keeping in mind the need of athletic men. Comfort in movement and breathing are the top priority for designers inventing this new era of polo shirts. The synthetic blend of high caliber material allows players to not only move freely but also stay cool under the collars.
So, these were the various trends men can look up as the year draws to a close. Industry giants are always experimenting and conceptualizing unique ideas that will help them kick-start a trend to not only stay ahead of their competition but to also cater to men’s need for pragmatic sportswear.