Find it in Print
From polka dots to plaid, prints are one of the easiest ways to make a bold fashion statement. Whether subdued or shockingly loud, there is a print that will fit just about anyone’s style. Click through our slideshow for some great ideas on how to integrate this trend into your wardrobe. Our No. 1 rule? Have fun with it!
There’s just something about polka dots that is so playful and fun but yet still very polished. Go with a more ladylike silhouette as seen here to avoid looking too cutesy. Pair your polka dots alongside solid, neutral pieces for maximum sophistication.
Gone are the days when plaid flannel shirts were just for lumberjacks! Take a cue from these two fellows and wear your favourite plaid shirt unbuttoned with jeans and a crisp white T-shirt for a relaxed, casual and very cool look. For a dressier occasion, wear underneath a sweater or with a solid coloured tie.
A good plaid suit is a sartorial splendour on a man. It is dapper, distinctive and, best of all, completely unexpected. This gentleman boldly pairs his with a complementary plaid tie. If this look is a little too wild for you, go for a more subtly printed plaid suit, perhaps in a darker shade. For a more casual look, break up the components and wear separately.