Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Trend Watch Tuesday - Tweed



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One texture that has caught my eye and I plan to add to my closet this season is tweed.

Up until recently, I overlooked the woven fabric and how versatile it really can be. I think I had the mindset that it is was only for professional purposes, a bit stuffy and reminded me of Cher from Clueless (not that I haven't watched that movie hundred times).

Tweed never seemed to fit my style, until now. It all began when I randomly popped into Old Navy a couple of months ago and found a jacket on mega clearance. I decided it would be something different for the fall and would be fun with distressed denim and heels. So, I scooped it up and brought it home. Now I am just tapping my toes until it's cool enough to wear it.

After that purchase, I never turned back and all of a sudden I began to notice more pieces in stores, primarily blazers and cropped jackets.

Because this is a top trend for the fall, brands have expanded their tweed horizons and designed pieces that are functional, fashionable and go well beyond the houndstooth days. 

I was pleasantly surprised to find a quilted tweed vest from Old Navy as well as a moto jacket for an unbelievable price at Target. With the regular sales that J.Crew Factory has been running, this pencil skirt is something I am hoping to add to my closet soon. 

If you follow me on Instagram, you may have noticed that I have lately been a little obsessed with pairing leather and lace. But as soon as the temperatures drop, I believe that my lace will have a some serious competition and my leather is pretty excited about it.
 


Shanna

34 comments:

Nina Piccini said...

I'm also loving this trend - great texture and colors!

xo, Nina
afterthe40barfinish

Kimberly said...

I am all about tweed for fall and have been on the hunt for a moto jacket in tweed - loving all your picks here!

www.pennypincherfashion.com

Sheaffer {Pinterest Told Me To} said...

I am LOVING the whole tweed trend, but I haven't added anything to my closet yet. You've just given me lots of great options!!!

Amber said...

Tweed is fun! But looks itchy, haha. I do love those tweed loafers though!

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Heidi said...

I love tweed! I agree, it definitely gives off a professional vibe, which works out quite nicely for my work wardrobe. I haven't purchased any informal tweed yet for weekend styling, but I'm open to trying it out! Those tweed flats would be perfect on the weekend.

http://jax-and-jewels.blogspot.com

Helene in Between said...

I need that quilted tweed vest! And your eye first file of course!

Susan said...

A big YES to tweed.
So regretting getting rid of my Chanel style jacket some years ago.

SMD @ lifeaccordingtosteph said...

The vest is now on my wish list.

Rebecca said...

I've always been & will always be a fan of tweed....love its rich textures & your picks here are superb!

Rebecca
www.redtagchiclosangeles.com

Always Maylee said...

I love tweed, I think it's such a classic material. I have a tweed skirt, but I totally would love a tweed jacket of some sort!

xo, Yi-chia
Always Maylee

TheTinyHeart said...

I'm happy this trend is in because I'm already got a tweed jacket in my closet. :) That tweed vest is SO cute!

-Sharon
The Tiny Heart
Sept. Group Giveaway!

Gina said...

Isn't it funny how all of a sudden we are pulled into something and then before we know it we can't get enough of it!? This has happened to me more than once.

I love all your tweed picks:)
XO, Gina
http://classyeverafter.blogspot.com

Niki {Glossy Blonde} said...

I am loving the tweed!! I want that pencil skirt!

Alyssa said...

I've always loved the preppy vibe that tweed has–but I don't wear it nearly enough! I'd love a top in tweed to add to my closet this fall!

Darcy said...

I am loving that tweed vest! I have been thinking I need to add some tweed to my wardrobe lately, The post practical item for me would probably be that pencil skirt; it would be perfect for work!!

www.amemoryofus.blogspot.com

Janna Renee said...

I have a tweed skirt, so I am totally ahead of the game!

Carly said...

Love tweed, and I have a perfect tweed dress that will get use once baby comes and I can wear normal clothes again!

Carly
www.lipglossandcrayons.com

Lins - Domesticated Working Woman said...

The black tweed vest might be in my shopping cart right now. I love tweed. I found an awesome JCrew-esque pink tweed skirt at Goodwill last year and I wore it to death last spring. Such a great fabric, but I'm really loving those flats you found! How cute.

Kayla Peveler said...

OBSESSED with #4!!! :) looove tweed.

martha cochran said...

I love tweed!! Tweed & leather are a must have in my book for Fall!!

Nikki said...

I love tweed for fall! I am especially loving all of the different color tweeds. I just got the tweed front tshirt from J. Crew and I am kind of obsessed. Now I want a tweed pencil skirt!

Nikki
thefashionablewife.com

TaraMixandMatch said...

I so love that middle tweed skirt!

FitTravelerAJ said...

I LOVE tweed! I have a tweed moto jacket from H&M and I just bought a cute short sleeve tweed shirt from JCrew. And I cannot believe that vest is from ON...might need to add that to the closet this winter!

-AJ
FitTravelerAJ.com

Rachel said...

That yellow moto jacket is perfection!

Head to Toe Chic said...

I LOVE that vest!! Tweed is definitely a must for fall :)

xo,
Angela

Sybil@PeaceitallTogether said...

I love the look of tweed. :)

Dee Kay said...

I've been eyeing a couple of tweed jackets but havent made the move just yet. That tweed vest is so tempting :)
Dee
Ms Dee Kay

prettyanddelectable.com said...

Love that skirt! The colors are perfect for fall!

Jessi said...

I seriously want ALL of these!! Great picks! I love tweed.
Jessi
http://haircutandgeneralattitude.blogspot.com

Ashleigh said...

I need some tweed! A tweed shirt would be super unexpected and fabulous.
-ash
www.thestylizedwannabe.com

Michael said...

I have loved tweed since I was a kid! It's so weird. You think of librarian skirts or something, or professors jackets but it is such a great fabric.

Noel Marie said...

I have always loved tweed...my problem is letting it go once the weather warms up!

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