As the upcoming season is fast approaching, this article will disclose all the latest trends in the men fashion arena, for the Fall/Winter season of 2011/2012. The forthcoming season is rich with colors, styles, textures, and fabrics. Some trends have continued to be present like the military fashion, while others are different and new.

The military style coats and jackets, and the accessories have been all over the runway and the trend is continuing since the last year. Designers such as Salvatore Ferragamo, Alexander McQueen, and Versace, have exhibited some very stylish military jackets and outerwear.

Preppy fashion is a big trend this fall, as it adds a splash of color; for people that appreciate a casual style and comfortable clothes in bright tones, they will find plenty of designs in the collections of Vivienne Westwood, Tommy Hilfiger, Junya Watanabe, D&G, Acne, and Etro.

Gray remains a classic. This neutral color can be worn with black and white, as well as more vibrant colors; in fact, the color of gray is one of the major trends for Fall/Winter 2011/2012. Michael Kors, Dior Homme, Dolce & Gabbana, Lanvin, and Bogetta Veneta have used gray in suits, outerwear, and other clothing.

Numerous designers have focused on neutral colors and tones for their Fall/Winter 2011/2012 collections; however, they have presented them with splashes of bright tones to keep it interesting. Canali, Salvatore Ferragamo, Etro, and Michael Kors have presented a number of clothes in light brown and light gray tones, and some in just plain white. They have then accessorized the neutral suits with a bold red or teal scarf.

The suits for Fall/Winter 2011/2012 feature single and double-breasted jackets, pleated trousers, and bold pocket squares. Such suits have been shown off at Gucci, Dolce & Gabbana, Hermes, Versace, Canali, Michael Kors, and Salvatore Ferragamo’s fashion shows. Workwear and overalls have been made stylish as seen at G-Star, Buckler, Hermes, and Marni; with added leather and outward pockets, the overalls have gained a fresh and fashionable look.

Velvet is still very present in men fashion; continuing as a trend next to lavish and expensive fabrics as cashmere, fur, leather, and calfskin. Velvet jackets, colored leather, fur coats, and calfskin outerwear can be found at Salvatore Ferragamo, Versace, and Etro’s fashion shows.

Chunky knit sweaters in bright colors and sweaters with Nordic patterns, as well as bold and neutral turtlenecks, are fashionable this season. They are warm and yet bright, and can be found at Missoni, Junya Watanabe, Versace, and Hermes’.

Some loose-tailoring is also a big trend for Fall/Winter 2011/2012. From loose-fitting overalls and trousers, to oversize loose coats and jackets, consumers will get to enjoy some freedom of motion along with some form-fitting suits.

Lastly, creased cuffed trousers as well as the external pockets and scarves winded around the necks, are also big this season. For those who like prints, there are lots of swirling prints in Etro’s Fall/Winter 2011/2012 collection in addition to plaid.

As we can see there is a lot of variety in the upcoming men fashion season; some trends have remained the same such as the military style, while others are new, such as preppy and Nordic sweaters. There is definitely something for everyone!