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There were a few key themes that ran throughout this year’s SS20 Paris Fashion Week, and relaxed tailoring was unquestionably one of them. The return of tailoring has been a hot topic at Highsnobiety for a while now but it was on this year’s runway that the trend was truly palpable.

UNDERCOVER’s SS20 show saw the brand step away from streetwear, showcasing dark formal pieces and plenty of open necklines. Tailored trousers lined up against graphic textiles and oversized shirts in a laidback but sophisticated approach to dressing smart.

At Kim Jones and Daniel Arsham’s Dior show, we were treated to a masterclass in tailoring, a particular highlight being the loose-fitting blazers coupled with turtle necks and chrome shirts.

With fashion houses and streetwear brands alike following suit, this trend is not to be ignored. For those who want to get ahead of next summer’s look, we’ve picked out some choice pieces that will help you do formal more informally.

Scroll on to shop our relaxed tailoring selections, and get ahead of the trend.

Blazers

Gone are the days when blazer choice meant black, gray, or blue. As we saw during the Paris shows, a more avant-garde top piece can be a good place to start when it comes to relaxed tailoring. Dries Van Noten has the out-there covered with a geometric piece with peaked lapel collar. A more utilitarian selection from Bonne Suits features an adjustable belt, to help you find your perfect fit.

Geometric Boxer Blazer

$465

Dries Van Noten

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SSENSE Exclusive Long Blazer

$206

Tibi

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Check Single-Breasted Blazer

$771

Homme Plissé Issey Miyake

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De Rrusie Suit

De Rrusie Suit

$250

Bonne Suits

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Old Pink Oversized Fecker Blazer

$225

Daily Paper

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Shirts

We’ve seen shirts that give a little more leeway make a big comeback over recent months, and the camp collar is certainly having a moment. The short-sleeve poplin shirt from St-Henri, available exclusively at SSENSE, is a prime example of a more generous cut.

Striped Shirt

$289

Maison Kistuné X ADER

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Instruction Print Shirt

$170

C2H4

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SSENSE Exclusive Western Ballad Shirt

$88

St-Henri

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Waffle Shirt

Waffle Shirt

$164

Ashley Marc Hovelle

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Pants

Relaxed tailoring is all about the meeting of comfort and style, and this is key in the pants department. Ashley Marc Hovelle’s waffle trousers embody this softer (literally) approach to menswear, in a waffle pique fabric that allows better airflow.

Suit Wind Trousers

$108

Hope

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Gabardine Workwear Trousers

$176

Maison Margiela

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Check Straight Leg Trousers

$461

Homme Plissé Issey Miyake

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Satin Track Pants

$88

BED J.W. FORD

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Waffle Trousers

Waffle Trousers

$150

Ashley Marc Hovelle

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Cropped Suit Trousers

from $245

MR. P

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Tailored Japanese Pants

Tailored Japanese Pants

$463

Passarella Death Squad

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Gabardine Pants

Gabardine Pants

$573

Juun.J

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