LET’S HEAR IT FOR THE BOYS: A Little Plaid Goes A Long Way

Let's Hear it for the Boys

How many ways can I say I love fall? From the first chill that clings in the air, to the cascading leaves that become wet beneath my feet, it is definitely one of the best times of year. This time of year is especially great for men’s fashion because it shows off how well Fashionistos can keep warm, while looking stylish.

Outerwear continues to show how Fashionistos and Fashionistas alike can spice up their outfits. The best kinds of jackets and coats can be seen during these chilly months and it’s important to take note on what looks good. This Fashionisto is sporting a black wool blend jacket with a printed collar. He keeps it buttoned nearly to the top and shows the tartan pattern, which is instant fall style. This jacket is cool enough to not weigh him down, but also heavy enough to keep him warm throughout this rainy and cold November month.

Moving from his jacket, he also continues this stylish outfit with a red plaid shirt. I enjoy red plaid shirts because they are versatile and I can also serve lumberjack realness if I want to. It’s definitely an enjoyable piece to see, even today. I don’t think you can have enough plaid shirts during the fall and winter. They are perfect layering pieces, like this Fashionisto did here, with jackets, sweaters and more.

This young man continues to style it up with his fitted walnut khakis, which I continue to see around and admire. I am all for pieces straying away from boring office job, and khakis are showing me that they don’t fall into that category. Finishing off the outfit, this Fashionisto rocks an amazing pair of cocoa brown suede desert boots. They are clean and not soggy looking, which tells me this young man knows how to take care of his shoes. Make sure when purchasing any type of winter fabric, such as suede, to protect it with a water repellant. You’ll be happy you did!

I cannot express how much I look forward to the rest of men’s fashion this fall and winter. From this young man’s outfit, things are only looking up. This actually reminds me of the Gap X GQ collection that has some of these great types of outfits. Remember to always stay warm and stylish during these months!

Hint: To spice up a plain plaid shirt, try mixing different colored sweaters with them. Don’t be afraid to stray away from your standard blacks, grays and tans. Try burgundy, it is a huge color for men’s fashion this fall and winter!


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