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Monday, February 2, 2015

Lumbersexual Fashion Trend for Men

There’s a new man trend in town and it’s been catching the attention of the fashion world (and ladies everywhere!) – THE LUMBERSEXUAL. The Lumbersexual is a breakout trend that crosses between “metrosexual” and “lumberjack”. Think a well-groomed beard, styled haircut and apparel/accessories that tend toward outdoor and rugged à la Ryan Reynolds, Hugh Jackman or Joe Manganiello. The Lumbersexual has been spotted on early adopters this brutal winter season and according to MAGIC executives, will continue through next season.

Lumbersexual Men's Footwear Trend
While the term ‘Lumbersexual’ has been buzzing the internet for weeks, MAGIC, the world’s largest bi-annual fashion marketplace, has broken down the Lumbersexual for us and President of Footwear, Leslie Gallin, has shared the top footwear brands to watch for in the coming seasons.

Who is the Lumbersexual?

1.       His Looks

The Lumbersexual dons facial scruff. Whether it’s a full beard or a mustache, you will rarely find the lumbersexual with a clean shaven mug. The scruff gives him instant appeal as laid-back and rugged.

2.       His Wardrobe

A fan of heritage brands, the Lumbersexual is neither sloppy nor polished. He keeps a cool, effortless aesthetic by pairing Levi’s jeans with a flannel shirt, sweaters layered with a vest from Madewell and basic outerwear from Land’s End or L.L. Bean.

3.       His Lifestyle

The Lumbersexual is health conscious and leads an active lifestyle with hikes, bike rides and outdoor runs. He enjoys healthy yet hearty meals and a craft beer or two.

Top 5 Footwear Brands:

1.       Cat Footwear

For the professional Lumbersexual, Cat Footwear is inspired by hard work and the driven life. Modern Lumbersexuals on the move appreciate this innovative brand.

2.       Wolverine

Made for the American worker, Wolverine has had a reputation for durability and comfort since 1883. This brand is sure to be a Lumbersexual favorite because of its wide range of premium products from apparel, footwear and gear.

3.       Woolrich

The eldest of the heritage brands, Woolrich is for the Lumbersexual that loves the classics. Offering a sense of familiarity, quality and value – this is the go-to brand for all Lumbersexuals.

4.       Eastland

For the urban lumbersexual, Eastland has been crafting classic leather footwear since 1955. Eastland is for the man that appreciates excellent craftsmanship along with the finer things in life.

5.       Trask


Known for their use of quality, unique materials, Trask pays special attention to the details to enhance their products. Trask resonates with the globetrotting Lumbersexual, who appreciates the differences, such as if his hide came from bison or elk. 


Find more men's fashion trends at the FN Platform.  FN PLATFORM is the statement of fashion in footwear. FN PLATFORM is where global leaders in footwear convene to shape the industry, network and shop for shoes. Built by the industry, for the industry, this international showcase is the pillar of branded footwear.  Learn more about MAGICOnline and their apparel and footwear tradeshow.

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