Mens Fashion Hairstyles Trends in 2012

3:06 pm Contributed by JW

Looking to revamp your hairstyle but can’t make up your mind? We present to you a compilation of the hottest hairstyle trends showing on Spring/Summer 2012 runways.
Take your pick from the masculine fringe at Burberry Prorsum to the classic part shown at Dries Van Noten .

1. Side Swept Fringe Hairstyle
Keeping it short at the back and sides, the side swept fringe, also called swept bangs can be played up accordingly as you like. To truly rock this style, you will need to find the perfect length for your face shape, be it at brow length or just around the temple. But, the trend for 2012 is gravitating towards a more textured, layered cut. For some great examples, look no further than Burberry Prorsum 2012 menswear show where the fringe style truly shined.
Burberry Prorsum Spring/Summer 2012 menswear collection

Quick Tip: Suitable for those with diamond face shape.

2. Wet Fringe Textured HairstyleSlick your side swept fringe forward using a matte wax or pomade and you would have achieved this next look as seen in the Jil Sander show. This wetter than wet hairstyle is not for everyone but if you’re up for it, you can recreate this hairstyle by pulling in hair from the temples and crowning it towards the forehead.

Quick Tip: Suitable for those with diamond face shape

Jil Sander Spring/Summer 2012 menswear collection

3. Messy Hairstyle
2012 will be another year for messy hair style. If your hair is of a wavy quality, the messy fringe is definitely for you. Just run some hair products over your hair, tossle it up and BAM!, instant sex appeal.

Quick Tip: Suitable for diamond or square face shape.

Hermes Spring/Summer 2012 menswear collection

4. Classic Part
Exuding old Hollywood glamour, the classic part has always been associated with the greats such as the likes of Frank Sinatra and Cary Grant. It has become the ultimate trend setter for 2012 with a modern twist of course now that men are in pursuit of sartorial elegance.

Quick Tip: Suitable for Oblong, square or rectangle face shape

Dries Van Noten Spring/Summer 2012 menswear collection

5. Chic Bangs Hairstyle
At the Lanvin menswear collection, we see the comeback of a childhood staple-the bowl cut. In tune with a collection that shouts war and military, Lanvin’s creative director Alber Elbaz has opt for bluntly chopped Medieval-esque bangs.

Quick Tip: Suitable for square and rectangle face shape

Lanvin Spring/Summer 2012 menswear collection

6. The Slick Back
The slick back goes hand in hand with George Clooney. This Adonis of a man has single-handedly catapulted this hairstyle into one that has dominated runways for the longest time. In fact, fashion has had a standing affair with the slick back and that is not about to change, as evident in the 2012 shows from Louis Vuitton to Ermenegildo Zegna.

Quick Tip: Suitable for square or rectangle face shape

Ermenegildo Zegna Spring/Summer 2012 menswear collection

7. The Crew Hair Cut
Think crew cut and G.I Joe comes to mind. Sometime we also called this as butch cut or buzz cut. The notorious “tough guy” haircut can be suave too as demonstrated by Calvin Klein in the Spring/Summer 2012 collection.

Quick Tip: Suitable for oval or round face shape.

Calvin Klein Spring/Summer 2012 menswear collection

8. “Out of bed” look
Ah, the “out of bed” look, a hairstyle that oozes the devil may care charm. In this season, no one does it better thn Costume National Homme. Channel Robert Pattinson and you shan’t be too far off the mark.

Quick Tip: Suitable for rectangle face shape.

Costume National Homme Spring/Summer menswear collection

Hair is one of the first things that attract everyone attention, and it is just as important as the clothes and shoes you wear, so take the time to choose a hair style from 2012 trends that complements your personality and your face's shape.

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