I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but I really cannot get enough plaid flannel. It’s not just that I’m feeling ever nostalgic for the ’90s — the way flannel is worn now is much more put together than the baggy, shapeless plaid flannel I wore to my first Pearl Jam concert in 1993. This Kate Bosworth look is the perfect example of how to wear plaid flannel now. Skinny jeans and a slinky T keep things femme, while Kate’s Topshop booties are sleek and vaguely sexy. Find out how to steal the whole ensemble after the jump! (Sorry, Pearl Jam concert tickets not included.) Keep reading »
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.
I have loved plaid textiles ever since I was a girl coming of age during the flannel-swaddled ’90s. Now my approach to plaid is a touch more sophisticated and the array of plaid options available at this time of year is one of the only reasons my seasonal depression doesn’t just start the second the temps drop below 60 degrees. Click on for 13 reasons you too should be mad about plaid this fall and winter…
Jessica Alba does casual so well. Here she is, running from a breakfast date at Urth Cafe in Los Angeles, to the hospital (no idea why she’s going to the hospital) looking cool as ever. You can’t see it here, but the back of her leather jacket features a giant studded cross. We didn’t grab that exact one — I think it’s Balmain and a zillion dollars — but we did find another similarly studded jacket, along with all the other elements you’ll need to pull off this look. Check out our recommendations after the jump! Keep reading »
Since it’s now officially freeze your tits off cold, we’re betting tons of dudes are going to be pulling out their favorite plaid flannels. But guys shouldn’t have all the plaid fun — girls can wear it too, and still look cute and feminine — if you follow our rules. Here are our 13 guidelines to wearing plaid and not looking like a butch Christmas tree skirt (unless you want to and that’s your thing).
Plaid is the preferred fabric of lumberjacks, Catholic school students, and hipsters, and it enjoys such a diverse range of fans for good reason: it can be dressed up or dressed down, and is available in infinite color combinations. Whether they’re wearing plaid to the grocery store or fashion week, celebs can’t seem to get enough of it either. Click through to check out 15 stars–from Channing Tatum to Taylor Swift–rocking plaid pieces…
Bill Murray upstaged the rest of Cannes doing what he does best: being a lovable old coot who doesn’t give a fuck. I’m sure Anna Wintour is riding her senior editors as we speak figuring out how to get plaid-on-plaid-on-plaid in the next issue of Vogue. Bill walked the red carpet for Wes Anderson’s new movie “Moonrise Kingdom” and appears to have brought along his own mini-camera to capture the occasion. As you do. Keep reading »
It’s April 6th, which means … it’s Tartan Day! Yep, today is the official day to celebrate the delightful plaid pattern known as tartan. In order to avoid a lengthy etymological discussion of “tartan,” for now we’ll define it as a colorful plaid with lines and squares of varied thickness. It’s a classic pattern that’s a little preppy and a little punk rock. Want to celebrate this random holiday by bringing some tartan into your wardrobe? Here are 10 stylish ways to do it…
Plaid. Why not pepper your wardrobe with a couple of plaid pieces? Pair a plaid shirt with dark wash jeans, or a plaid dress with solid black tights. Tartan — don’t tart — it up!
Well, well, holy nerds, what do we have here? It appears that a bunch of bros have discovered an untapped niche — the plaid shirt-wearing demo. And here, they rap all about their love for the ubiquitous pattern. I’ll just be over here in the corner eating a P’Zone and crying on the inside. [YouTube]