If you’ve been stuck in the same look for a year, it’s time for a fashion upgrade. After all, men’s fashion trends evolve quickly — sleep on it for a few months and you’ll wake up to find you’re off-trend! But no worries, read on to check out the latest trends in men’s fashion from the rise of street culture to the return of old school sneakers. They will be sure to get you looking fresh and spiffy in the world of 2022 men’s fashion in Singapore!
2022 Men’s fashion trends in Singapore: Tops
1. Stock up on basic T-shirts
You can never go wrong when you start with the basics. Plain T-shirts for men are easy to match with most men’s fashion trends in Singapore – whether worn by alone or with an outer shirt. Either way, we recommend this Plain Men’s T-shirt (available on Forest Official Store SG) which comes in basic colours like white and blue for a sleek and minimalistic outfit! You can also consider some graphic tees like this Cotton Goods Graphic Tee (available on Cotton Goods ID Official Shop) which makes a great conversation starter with your friends thanks to its quotes and graphics.
2. Ride the retro wave with striped T-Shirts
Y2k fashion is all the rage right now when it comes to men’s fashion in Singapore, and striped t-shirts are just part and parcel of that! They come in a variety of styles and colours, so you’re sure to find one that fits your tastes. For instance, T-shirts with vertical stripes like this Zalora Striped T-shirt (available on Zalora Singapore Official Store) help make you look slimmer. Meanwhile, T-shirts with horizontal stripes like this Yishion Striped T-shirt (available on YISHION) can make your shoulders appear broader.
3. Chill out with tropical prints
Floral patterns are making an appearance on more pieces of men’s fashion in Singapore than ever before. What attracts guys to these shirts? Maybe the summery patterns, the warm colours or both! Either way, men’s floral shirts like this INCERUN Floral Shirt (available on INCERUN Official Store) are proving to be quite a fashion statement considering that guys don’t often wear bright and funky colours. Go bold with this new men’s fashion trend!
4. Go for a versatile look with flannel shirts
An incredibly versatile piece of men’s fashion in Singapore has got to be the flannel shirt which makes for the perfect smart casual wear if you’re tired of plain colours and polo shirts. Headed for work? Button up the shirt for an instant smart look! Heading for drinks afterwards? Just roll the sleeves back up for a suave yet casual appeal! Some of our favourites include the Yishion Flannel Shirt (available on YISHION) and American Eagle Flannel Shirt (available on American Eagle Singapore) which works well together with a good pair of men’s jeans.
5. Get cosy with bomber jackets
Otherwise known as a flight jacket, bomber jackets are another men’s fashion trend in Singapore. They are identified by their elastic waistband and cuffs with a zippered front which provides a flattering cut by adding volume to the shoulders and arms. Popular options include the Maden Bomber Jacket (available on Maden Official Store) which come in sleek colours like black, navy and army green. For those who want to add a bit of pizzazz and individualism to their bomber jackets, consider iron-on embroidery patches to truly make it your own.
6. Pair denim with denim jackets
This one’s for denim lovers. Expand on your love for denim jeans by owning a denim jacket for men. Admittedly, we thought that a full suit of denim would look weird. But we’ve checked it out and it’s an ongoing men’s fashion trend in Singapore worth following. Yep, we said it! Denim looks good all over you! We recommend denim jackets like the Yishion Denim Jacket (available on YISHION) and Giordano Denim Jacket (available on Giordano Official Store) that come in a variety of colours ranging from dark blue to faded black.
7. Stay cool with windbreakers
Our tropical Singapore weather just isn’t an ally to follow warm clothing fashion trends in other countries. But there’s still hope because windbreaker jackets have been making a re-emergence in men’s fashion in Singapore! Windbreakers are made of lighter material than your typical men’s sweater and come in different styles from monochromatic to vibrant colour block patterns. If brands are important to you, you can consider getting an iconic Adidas Windbreaker (available on adidas Official Store) or The North Face Wind Jacket (available on The North Face Official Store) which goes well with any style of men’s fashion in Singapore that you’ve got on under!
2022 Men’s fashion trends in Singapore: Bottoms
8. Beat the heat with bermuda shorts
It is definitely too hot to be wearing jeans all day long in Singapore so you’ll be glad to know that bermudas are back in fashion! There are many different styles to choose from such as flamboyant prints like these Regatta Crew Bermudas (available on Inner Statement Singapore Official Store) or the casual boy-next-door berms like these Arnold Palmer Bermuda Shorts (available on Travelite Official Store). Either way, the key to nailing this bermuda fashion trend for men in Singapore is to get the right length. Aim for a couple of inches above the top of the kneecap and opt for tailored styles that can be paired with either casual or smarter pieces with ease.
9. Show some swagger with these men’s cargo pants
It’s 2022 and we are all about cargo pants. Similar to joggers, they are distinguished by their big pockets which are great for guys who don’t carry a bag. If you’re a fan of such a hypebeast aesthetic, then getting these Casual Cargo Pants (available on StudentFashion.sg) will definitely rock that look. You can also consider the PUMA Men’s Cargo Pants (available on PUMA Singapore Official Store) if you’re looking for a pair of pants that will do you good for the next year since we don’t see this Singapore men’s fashion trend dying anytime soon!
10. Stay classic with flood pants
The flood pants fashion trend is still pretty much in style in Singapore. After all, there’s something about baring those ankles that provides an edgy, sexy yet flattering look. In particular, these Casual Flood Pants (available on goodluckflood3.sg) are pretty airy and perfect to keep those sweaty feet at bay in the sweltering Singapore heat. For those who prefer a more Korean aesthetic, this pair of INCERUN Flood Pants (available on INCERUN Official Store) will do the trick! Don’t forget to pair it with a nice looking pair of socks and loafers to amp up your look.
2022 Men’s fashion trends in Singapore: Footwear and accessories
11. Strap on some good ol’ boots
Boots can fit an array of fashion trends for men in Singapore ranging from grunge to smart casual. But the best thing about boots is the extra boost in height you get, to add confidence in your strut. We recommend boots from Dr. Martens like this pair of Dr. Martens 1460 Boots (available on Dr. Martens Singapore Official Store) which is a popular go-to brand for your classic black leather boots. If you’re going for a softer outfit, you can consider trying out one like this Dr. Martens Talib Zip Boot (available on Dr. Martens Singapore Official Store) for a more casual aesthetic.
12. Blast to the past with old school sneakers
Everyone loves a good pair of sneakers, and it’s even better if they are old school designed with a modern twist. That’s right, we’re talking about these Superga Sneakers (available on Superga Singapore Official Store) that is a trending footwear in Singapore men’s fashion today. Alternatively, you can opt for this pair of Vans’ Old Skool Sneakers (available on LEFTFOOT SG) if you want to hop onto that 90s grunge sk8ter boi aesthetic.
13. Stay comfy in sliders
Another fashion trend for men in Singapore that you should not miss is slides (also known as sliders), which is still going strong in 2022. We suggest getting these branded PUMA Sliders (available on PUMA Singapore Official Store) or Adidas Comfort Slides (available on adidas Official Store) which are more stylish than sneakers but just as comfortable and practical for running errands.
14. Get a good backpack to complement your dressing
We can’t write a list on men’s fashion trends in Singapore without including backpacks for men! Very often, guys make the mistake of picking their dress style without considering whether their bags go well with it. We recommend backpacks like the Timbuk2 The Division Pack (available on Timbuk2 Singapore Official Store) and Herschel Settlement Backpack (available on Herschel Singapore Official Store) which feature some of the best colour combinations and design styles on the market. Check out this list of best men’s backpacks for school, work and travel for more suggestions!
Impress with the latest men’s fashion trends in Singapore
Now that you know the latest men’s fashion trends in Singapore, all that’s left is to commit yourself to them! Don’t forget to add the finishing touches to your look with these best men’s wallets and best casual shoes for men that are comfortable and stylish at the same time. To smell as good as you look, check out our list of best mens’ perfumes for some great suggestions!
This article was updated on 5 January 2022. Additional research done by Gabriel Choo.