The argument can go on and on about what are the best brands in men's style, but even the most popular ones wouldn't be anything without starting and perpetuating what the people want. Labels are important (or not, depending on your personal opinions), but the biggest trends are what drive the market and the consumer landscape, from high-fashion houses to accessible retailers.

Whether it's driven by celebrities, specific designers, or even nostalgia, trends transcend the brands themselves and take on a life of their own. The most influential ones can affect aesthetics and behavior across the board, and there were plenty of trends that took over in the past year. Whether in the worlds of #menswear bros, streetwear disciples, or the undefined grey areas that are ever-broadening, these are The 10 Best Style Trends of 2014.