A tweed jacket is THE traditional layering piece for fall - for guys and girls. With it's nubby texture and cozy warmth, it's the perfect early autumn outerwear or bitter cold layer. And that texture also makes it an ideal "non-solid" solid to pair with other patterns and mix it up a bit.
Check out below for three ways to take his tweed blazer out of the office and into the weekend. (click here to see her looks) Have a bigger need for tweed? Go to the "His need for tweed" Pinterest page for more tweed-y options.
(middle row from left to right) Slim-Fit Harris Tweed Blazer by Beams Plus, from Mr. Porter, $640 | Speckled Blazer by Reiss, $500 | Hyde Harris Tweed Blazer by Richard James, $955
GREY AND BROWN
Meeting the in-laws or brunch with the boss? Start with a traditional foundation, then add some personality. A grey tweed blazer and brown accessories are ideal building blocks - and a bold check shirt and unexpected sweater keep them on their toes.
Wool jacket by H&M. Twisted yarn sweater by Topman. Checked shirt by Club Monaco. Twill pants by J. Crew. Camel leather belt by Beams Plus. Washed leather brogues by Officine Creative. Sunglasses by Oliver Peoples.
BLUE ON BLUE
Elevate date night beyond the ordinary with a medium blue tweed blazer and off-white jeans. Then pile on the blues with a printed shirt and cashmere cardigan; black boots with attitude ensure you’re set to impress.
Blue suit jacket by Topman. Ikat print shirt by Club Monaco. Cashmere cardigan by Uniqlo. Off-white jeans by J. Crew. Monk strap boots by Alexander McQueen. Belt by Banana Republic. Sterling silver and grey leather bracelet by Miansai.
NAVY AND BRIGHT
Grab a tweed jacket when you’re running around town and you’ve instantly upped the ante. Raise it even further with brightly colored cords and a striped sweater – you’ll be sure to turn heads, in a very good way.
Tweed suit blazer, mustard five pocket cords by Jack Spade. Striped sweater by Club Monaco. Leather trimmed belt by Anderson’s. Sneakers by New Balance. Watch by Mougin & Piquard for J. Crew.