How to Wear Tweed

Most of the time when we say tweed, people automatically see the image of a university professor wearing a jacket of this very fabric with elbow patches, an assortment of books in one hand and an attaché case on the other. Others see tweed jackets as something only equestrians wear. However, this season tweed is experiencing something of a fashion moment, restyled and refined by designers. Now that fall is here, it is the perfect time to incorporate tweed fabrics into your wardrobe. If you already have a few timeless tweed pieces in your wardrobe, when it comes to how to wear tweed, it is as simple as updating them with new trend based pieces. A tweed jacket or skirt is timeless. They are great for making up a corporate wardrobe. A tweed pencil skirt is a great thing to have in your wardrobe – simply team it with a silk blouse and pumps. When styling a tweed jacket, team it with tailored trousers and ballet flats. The key with these timeless tweed pieces is to ensure that the garments are tailored and well fitted.
Tweed can be very dressy, so a great way to play it down is by mixing it up with funky trend based accessories. This black tweed skirt with zipper accents provides a great background for this colorful neon blouse. Neon is not only an on trend choice, but adds a playful touch to a tweed based outfit.
Tweed bags are a chic take on the trend. A range of designer labels have tweed versions of their top selling bags. For a ladylike look, team a tweed bag with a silk or chiffon blouse and high waisted jeans.
Keep an eye out for colorful tweed pieces. They are an interesting alternative to common black and neutral tweed fabrics. Colorful tweed fabrics are also great for wearing on a casual basis.
There are a range of tips on how to wear tweed. One of the key tips for wearing tweed is to not wear too much of the fabric at once. Keep it to one piece of tweed at a time, and dress it up or down accordingly. What are your best tips on how to wear tweed this season?

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