4 Ways to Wear a Plaid Blazer

Yes, the patterned jacket is traditional, but there's no reason it has to feel old-fashioned. Try one of these unexpected, distinctly modern approaches.

Tuesday, May 01, 2012

Creative Off-Duty
For a casual look that's smarter than a T-shirt and jeans, pair an unlined plaid jacket with rolled trousers and running shoes without socks.

TIP: Be bold but not busy. Make sure there are no more than three colors in any plaid pattern.

Blazer ($2,375) by Hermès. T-shirt ($245) by Maison Martin Margiela. Pants ($395) by Boglioli. Sneakers ($130) by New Balance.

Styling by Eugene Tong. Grooming by Valery Gherman at Defecto for Dior Homme. Casting by Edward Kim at The Edit Desk.
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