In some ways, I have not changed a bit since I was 13 years old. I still listen to Pearl Jam and I still rock the hell out of a flannel shirt. If you were a child of the ’90s, chances are pretty good that your closet was once packed with an array of flannel shirts, a hallmark of the terribly named “grunge” era. But flannels are hardly a relic of the past and you should totally add one to your winter wardrobe. First of all, they are warm and comfy. Secondly, the oversized, shapeless style has been replaced with cuts that flatter your figure, making a well-tailored flannel totally appropriate for all sorts of occasions, from office holiday parties to estate sale shopping. Dammit, I love a flannel, and I think you should love them too. Here are three ways to wear this one from American Eagle Outfitters…
It’s frigid outside. If there is a God, then one of these sexy men will let you cozy up in his plaid, flannel shirt to stay warm. And maybe hunt some dinner for you. Grab some hot apple cider and click through for unprecedented displays of hotness perfect for the cold weather.
The Duluth Trading Company recently used Google search data to figure out which American cities were most smitten with flannel. Unsurprisingly, the Pacific Northwest flannel capital of Seattle/Tacoma claimed the top spot, although Portland somehow didn’t even crack the top 10 (color this native Portlander nonplussed!). Did your city make the list? Check out the top 10 flannel-loving locales after the jump, and head over to DTC’s website for hilarious, in-depth infographics to accompany each one. Keep reading »
In case the new 90210 and Whitney Houston’s song “Like I Never Left” didn’t already clue you in, we have a shocker — the ’90s are BACK. Now that the ’80s are over for the second time around, it’s time for the 1990′s to finally have a resurgence. I, for one, am pleased. The ’90s were my decade and the comeback of comfy grunge style makes me very very very happy. After the jump, 10 modernized takes on ’90s style. There will be flannel. Keep reading »