It is barely a month before summer hits the Philippines and with the hot season fast-approaching, everyone’s curious on what are the latest trends in men’s fashion and menswear as a whole.

Thankfully, I got invited by Freego to their Spring and Summer 2014 men’s (and women’s) fashion show during the Philippine Fashion Week at the Mall of Asia last October. I had the opportunity to take photos at the runway and in this post, you will see exactly what will hit the shelves of Freego in department stores in the coming days.

Freego is actually celebrating their 30th anniversary so they kicked-off the show by showcasing their style innovations in the last 30 years. In the photos below, you will see how Freego’s pants evolved from chinos, to skinny jeans, to coated jeans, to slim-fit and so on.

 

As Freego took me and the audience a trip down the memory lane, I began to wonder where the elephant pants were in Freego’s history. Remember those baggy pants which took every guy by storm about a decade ago? It used to be in those times but if you wear that kind of pants these days, people will think you are a creepy guy living under some pre-Jurassic cave.

So after showing the evolution of jeans, Freego then captured the audience by parading their latest men’s collection for Spring and Summer 2014.

Ready to find out what style is hot this season? Check out and see below.

Freego Spring Summer 2014 for Men

 

For some reason, the trend these days is that all polo shirts are buttoned way up to the neck like this. I’ve seen this a LOT in Lookbook but since it is pretty warm here in the Philippines during the summer, I just don’t know how one could manage having a collar this tight. Don’t get me wrong though, it looks good but I prefer it a bit more loose during the hot weather.

Freego Spring Summer Men's Collection 2014 (2)

 

Nothing compares to a black leather jacket like the one here. Not really a good idea for summer unless you are in Baguio.

Freego Spring Summer Men's Fashion 2014

 

Slim-fit clothes have been the de facto standard in the last half decade.

Freego Spring Summer Men's Fashion (7)

 

Freego Spring Summer Men's Fashion 2014 (6)

 

Freego Spring Summer Men's Fashion 2014 (4)

 

Freego Spring Summer Men's Fashion 2014 (5)

 

A nice pair of combat-like boots like the one here which I wrote about a few months ago will always look good no matter what you pair it with and no matter the season.

Freego Men's Jeans Spring Summer 2014

 

Freego Spring Summer Men's Fashion 2014 (13)

 

Pants too long on you? Here is the trick: Fold it up and outward like this…

Freego Spring Summer Men's Fashion 2014 (15)

 

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Freego Spring Summer Men's Fashion 2014 (10)

 

Pants these days have designs and contrasting colors underneath so that they look good even when folded outward.

Freego Spring Summer Men's Fashion 2014 Fold ed Jeans

 

Freego Spring Summer Men's Fashion 2014 Fold ed Jeans (2)

 

Freego Spring Summer Men's Fashion 2014 (6)

 

A pair of awesome shorts will always come in handy for summer getaways.

 

And over here we have some really hot female models from the Freego Fashion Show.

 

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Freego Spring Summer Men's Fashion 2014 Collection (4)

 

 

Freego Spring Summer Men's Fashion 2014 Collection

 

 

 

Freego Spring Summer Men's Fashion 2014 (16)

 

NOW CHECK THIS OUT: This is where all the Freego Magic happens. Watch this dude and chick.

Freego Spring Summer 2014 Reversible Collection (4)

 

 

The guy here originally came out on stage wearing a black-gray jacket, a white shirt and a dark green pants.

Freego Spring Summer 2014 Reversible Collection (2)

 

Freego Spring Summer 2014 Reversible Collection (5)

 

A little while later, right in front of the audience, the guy and the chick stripped their outermost clothes and reversed them. Apparently, they were wearing a 2-in-1 reversible getup.

LOOK CLOSELY: The guy is still wearing the same shirt but after reversing it, it now looks totally different. As if it were a different outfit.

Freego Spring Summer 2014 Reversible Collection (8)

 

 

And notice too that his pants are now white… Also reversible.

Freego Spring Summer 2014 Reversible Collection (7)

 

Freego Spring Summer 2014 Reversible Collection (6)

 

And his jacket changed too and became red. Believe it or not, it is exactly the same jacket and the same pieces of clothing – all REVERSIBLE.

Freego Spring Summer 2014 Reversible Collection

 

The entire audience were in awe after seeing the reversible apparel of Freego. It is by far, one of their best innovation in style yet. I call it Side A / Side B :mrgreen: . I find it really cool and something which will be very useful and practical for many of us who want to travel light during summer out-of-town trips.

That’s all folks. Tell me what getup you liked best by posting a comment below.

 

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