Summer Tweed, Makes Me Feel Fine

summer tweed

The title is a riff off a song lyric by the one-hit-wonder group, Seals and Crofts in case that wasn’t clear. I love tweed. I love fall/winter because of the abundance of tweed. This distinct style of woven fabric is an iconic representation of traditional Irish and Scottish outerwear and apparel. Similar to the evolution of lacoste, which began as activewear, the various patterns of tweed morphed to represent the leisure activities of the elite in more modern times.

Thanks to Chanel, J. Crew, Tory Burch and Zara, variations and reincarnations of tweed are found everywhere. And now this fabrication, synonymous with the cold weather, is available all year round. Here are some of my favorite summer tweeds selections:

[block_quote cite=’Elle Magazine’] Read: The Story of Chanel’s Iconic Tweed [/block_quote]

Chanel Tweed Trainer Sneakers
Chanel Tweed Trainer Sneakers – $825

from: The RealReal, Inc.

Summer Tweed Dress
CeCe ‘Kayte’ Tweed Shift Dress $138.00

Summer Tweed Shift Dress BCBG ASOS
BCBG Shift Dress in Tweed with Fringe Trim $187.63

Sister Jane Pink Lemonade Double Layer Tweed Shirt Top Co-Ord $84.11

Tory Burch tweed dress
Tory Burch ‘Stacey’ Stripe Tweed A-Line Dress

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