Posts tagged "tweed"

One Tweed Blazer, Worn Three Ways

Guess what? Today is National Tweed Day! To celebrate this timeless (and surprisingly versatile) fabric, I put together 3 very different outfits using one pink tweed blazer ($100, Macy’s). Check out all the looks after the jump!

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 3, 2013

Fall Must Haves: 12 Terrific Tweed Pieces

I feel the need … the need for tweed. God, that was awful, I’m sorry. But seriously, with fall weather comes my annual urges to adorn myself with tweed in every incarnation: dresses, pants, skirts, jackets, shoes. A touch of tweed will bring some dapper “Downton Abbey” vibes to your wardrobe, and as an added…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / September 18, 2012

Dude Looks We Love: Tweed Jackets

Track jackets are sporty. Leather jackets are dangerous. Yellowjackets are annoying. But a tweed jacket? Oh, a tweed jacket is the best jacket of all. Jackets and sport coats in tweed are intriguing–they’ve got a rich texture and a nice weight. Tweed has brilliant connotations: it is the preferred fabric of professors and writers. It…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / February 17, 2012

Men In Tweed Sure Look Fine

There’s an article in the New York Times today all about how men’s fashion from the Victorian era is making a comeback. At least, I think that’s what the article is about. I know I saw a line in there about tweed enjoying a renaissance, and a note about vests, woolen trousers, “henley undershirts,” and…

Wendy Atterberry / November 12, 2009