Tartan: an iconic, classic and timeless texture. Like every winter, Tartan relives in clothing, accessories and details: it’s easy to match and is always particularly adaptable.
We discussed it about this Fabric in The Traditional Tartan Fabric, which was originally in wool, is now used as weaving or printing for all types of fabric, from cotton to rubber. A pattern that invaded backpacks, scarves, blazers and sweaters: can work very well when worn in moderation and combined with dark colors.
To introduce Tartan in a man’s wardrobe, there is nothing better than starting from practical and essential accessories, such as a tie. The advice is to choose a model where the pattern is rather dark and where there are colors that reflect the suit, in order to minimize the impact. Beautiful is also the choice of Tartan as texture of a bow tie or a pocket square, refined and adapted to give a touch of color to the look.
Another option to gradually introduce Tartan between the textures of the wardrobe is with a scarf. Suitable for every situation, it can be worn on a beautiful blue coat for the office, as combined with a more casual look for the weekend. Look tips: a round neck sweater with braids, a winter jacket, a pair of dark jeans and a tartan scarf. It’s a small investment of time and money that allows you to embrace the trend and see if the Tartan can be suited to your personality.
A must-have for Tartan lovers is the shirt. Perfect for weekend and free time, this shirt is casual and country, but has always loved even in the punk subculture. Moreover, if worn with a total black look is capable of taking an underground and rock mood.
If the intent is to be bolder and you have already experimented with the Tartan in your outfits, you can opt for a patterned outerwear. It has to be combined with casual clothes and neutral tones. For knitwear, the guidelines are similar, if you wear Tartan sweater, perhaps only the front or sleeves, it will be successful if coupled with a pair of dark denim jeans or dark brown chinos.