Trends 2014 – the good, the bad and the Adam Sandler

We’re well on our way into the new year, and we’ve been reminiscing about 2014. Pot was legalised in five states, we said goodbye to some pretty big legends  (Joan Rivers, Robin William and Philip Seymour Hofman) and we were horribly subjected to Pharrel’s ‘Happy’ on repeat. All. year. long.

Fashion wise, we were all about corduroy suits, building up our watch collection and man jewelry. Here’s what we’ll still be wearing in 2015:

If you think it's effeminate for men to wear jewelry, consider that wearing a watch is purely for aesthetic purposes now that cell phones are an extension of our arms. These bracelets make a statement without being flashy, and will help you feel more human in a room full of suits.

If you think it’s effeminate for men to wear jewelry, consider that wearing a watch is purely for aesthetic purposes now that cell phones are an extension of our arms. These bracelets make a statement without being flashy, and will help you feel more human in a room full of suits.

Monochrome. Rocking one color can look seriously dapper when done well. This effortlessly put -together look is  a real head-turner, so if you're allergic to looks of admiration, steer clear.

Monochrome. Rocking one color can look seriously dapper when done well. This effortlessly put -together look is a real head-turner, so if you’re not a fan of admiring stares, steer clear.

White sneakers have made a comeback in a big way. No longer reserved for tennis-playing East Hampton d-bags, white sneakers look great paired with a well fitted pair of jeans or a gray flannel suit.

White sneakers have made a comeback in a big way. No longer reserved for tennis-playing East Hampton d-bags, white sneakers look great paired with a well fitted pair of jeans or a gray flannel suit.

The Revamped Hoodie. It's easy to associate the hoodie with lanky computer nerds (cue Mark Zuckerberg). We loved them in college, and with heavy hearts we got rid of them when it was time to grow up. Well we're here with good news - the hoodie is back and it's cooler than ever. Get one.

The Revamped Hoodie. It’s easy to associate the hoodie with lanky computer nerds (cue Mark Zuckerberg). We loved them in college, and with heavy hearts we got rid of them when it was time to grow up. Well we’re here with good news – the hoodie is back and it’s cooler than ever. Get one.

The Horizontal Stripe. Cool, unconventional, unexpected without totally rocking the boat - the horizontally striped tie is an easy addition to your wardrobe that'll immediately make it feel on-trend. Plus, with FreshNeck.com (where the ties above are featured) you can change them out by renting new ones whenever you want - perfect for the ultimate commitment-phobe.

The Horizontal Stripe. Cool, unconventional and unexpected without totally rocking the boat – the horizontally striped tie is an easy addition to your wardrobe that’ll immediately make it feel on-trend. Plus, with FreshNeck.com (where the ties above are featured) you can change them out by renting new ones whenever you want – perfect for the ultimate commitment-phobe.

Enter the swag dinner jacket. You know those guys who walk into a party and you kind of hate them for looking so damn cool? Those guys wear these jackets.

Enter the swag dinner jacket. You know those guys who walk into a party and you kind of hate them for looking so damn cool? Those guys wear these jackets.

The New Three-Piece. The sweater replaces the waistcoat, which means the look is a whole lot more relaxed and still smart enough to wear to the office. You also don't need to go out and buy anything, since you should already own a sweater.

The New Three-Piece. The sweater replaces the waistcoat, which means the look is a whole lot more relaxed and still smart enough to wear to the office. You also don’t need to go out and buy anything, since you should already own a sweater.

We’ve also rounded up some of the most horrifying, what-were-you-thinking moments of 2014.

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