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It's Spring: Time to Put on a Suit That's Not Navy or Gray

The runways were full of color for men last year.
Models walk the runway during the Paul Smith Menswear Fall/Winter 2018-2019. 

Models walk the runway during the Paul Smith Menswear Fall/Winter 2018-2019. 

Photographer: Victor VIRGILE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images

There was a time when casual clothing was relegated to a single day of the work week—Friday—and suits dominated the rest. Today’s millennials have given rise to the laid-back swagger of streetwear paired with the workout clothes-as-everyday attire trend of athleisure, which means you’re as likely to see gym shorts at the office as the gym. Meanwhile startup culture has turned the hoodie into the new formal wear. 

Which raises the questions: Who needs a suit?