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

Continental Sophisticate
A cropped double-breasted plus a crisp shirt, tie, and pants (tailored to reveal a swath of bare ankle) adds up to an outfit that's molto italiano.

TIP: This is how your blazer should fit when buttoned—snug but not tight around the torso.

Blazer ($940) by Ami. Shirt ($88) by Lacoste. Tie ($125) by John Varvatos. Pants ($188) by French Connection. Shoes ($525) by Church's.

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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