Tweed is an all year around classic suit and blazer fabric, but because of it's thickness it's especially popular in fall and winter. Wear tweed as a full suit or as separate pants and blazer pieces - with Tweed it all works! You might have hesitation toward Tweed as it has the reputation of being quite difficult to pull off, but don't worry! The most dapper to the most simple lad can wear Tweed, and here's how:
First things first,
What is Tweed?
Tweed is woven in intricate ways to create different patterns such as plain, twill, herringbone and check. The color and patterns make this fabric a very popular choice for blazers and suits. Though the material is rough and unfinished, it’s both wind and water resistant. (Read more about our Tweeds: Tweed Fabric Information)
When to Wear Tweed:
Tweed can be worn at anytime as it's easy to dress up or down. It's acceptable to wear as a blazer or a full suit to the office and to after-work events. Wear it on an evening out as a blazer, or to a formal event as a full suit.
How to Wear Tweed:
To better show how you can wear tweed, we have put together some outfit alternative for you:
The first look:
A grey tweed blazer paired with a classic white dress shirt and a navy blue pocket square. This looks for day-time office wear, as well as on casual evening occasions.
A blue tweed blazer paired with a blue shirt and beige chinos. is the perfect look for a lunch date or weekend occasion where you want to look dapper, but not "too dressy". By choosing no accessories (tie, bow tie, or pocket square) and a linens shirt, this dressy look stays stylish and perfect for casual-business environments or more casual dinners.
A brown tweed blazer paired with grey chinos and a classic blue shirt works for more casual-business environments and occasions.
This is a classic look that works for any occasions; Tweed blazer paired with a white dress shirt and navy blue chinos works for most occasions, even the office.
Remember to dress up or down your look by adding, or removing, accessories such as tie, bow tie, and pocket square. For the most dress look, add a tie/bow tie and a pocket square. Remove one accessory for less dressy look, and remove all accessories for a clean, stylish but more casual look.
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