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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

Modern Ivy
A jacket with elbow patches, paired with preppy pieces like a chambray shirt and white jeans, adds a dash of collegiate charisma.

TIP: Keep the rest of your look simple: A solid, open-collared dress shirt and slim trousers are just the ticket.

Blazer ($750) by L.B.M. 1911. Shirt ($850) by Dior Homme. Pants ($398) by Tommy Hilfiger. Shoes ($1,050) by John Lobb.

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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