It’s safe to say that the colorful world of street style has more or less replaced the runways when it comes to trend-setting looks and outfits to copy. But if you want to stay ahead of the curve, here’s a hot tip: Male street style is where it’s at, and there’s no better scene than the menswear shows taking place right now throughout Europe and in New York.
Sure, menswear has always been stylish, but in recent years, the looks have definitely been dialed up a notch as guys become more adventurous with how they dress—from statement accessories to bold color combinations. In fact, the looks are so good that ladies should stand up and take notice—and steal some of these outfit ideas for themselves. Plus, menswear is kind of a perfect playpen for fashion lovers: Whereas women’s clothes can sometimes feel like the Wild, Wild West in terms of aesthetics—no boundaries, a million moving parts—menswear has set wardrobe staples and conventions for every day that are more or less universal, like a suit or a great pair of jeans.
Here are 60 style rules you can steal from the boys right now—complete with drool-worthy inspiration from the streets of Florence and Milan.