Grandpa’s Style

Houndstooth.  Plaid.  Herringbone.

If the idea of pairing prints like these brings Rodney Dangerfield to mind, you’re not alone.

Steel your grandpa’s style without looking like his clubhouse decor ala 1983 by playing with modern proportions.  These high-waisted shirts in a modified herringbone print and madras flutter-sleeved blouse are in perfect harmony thanks to a complimentary color palette.  Add in a playful ikat for good measure and you’re in business!


1. Madras top with back buttons.  2. Shorts are from Zara and sold out, but these shorts are similar. Try these pink jacquard shorts or these polka dot shorts, too.  3. Star Mela embroidered bag.  4. Wood-sole sandals by Schutz are sold out, but these are similar and look for these in oyster (link takes you to black pair, but they have them in oyster.)  5. Elizabeth and James Leda bangle.

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