Tweeds used to conjure up images of grandmothers at tea, but Spring's bolder varieties in cool-girl moto silhouettes or brilliant color are giving tweedy jackets a modern edge and quickly making it a must-have for the season. Since Karl Lagerfeld's iterations at Chanel or IRO's covetable crop of tweeds, we've been angling to make the style a part of our own wardrobe. If you too are feeling the need for tweed, look no further — we've hunted down five standout versions of the tweed jacket and styled up five fresh ways to wear them right now. Click through to see and shop our latest tweed obsession.
It's the posh statement piece that catches our eye in any Olivia Palermo look, the pop of something luxe. And it helps to make even a basic look a standout — it's why we love the statement jacket. Gorgeous and totally chic, it pairs perfectly over printed cocktail dresses, though we love it with our Fall staples too — skinnies or cargos would make an ideal casual counterpart. Step inside for 10 of our favorite styles.
Rachel enjoyed a ladies' night out at Madeo in LA looking utterly chic in cool separates. Check out how she paired a gorgeous ivory tweed jacket with a draped tunic and over-the-knee boots. Her accessories, comprised of a gold and pearl Chanel necklace, jeweled cuff, gold watch, and patent clutch, finish her fantastic fervor.
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Beyonce opted for casual garb as she headed out to watch a basketball game with hubby Jay-Z. I love seeing B in this easy outfit over her form-fitting red carpet gowns. Here she sports a classy and chic Chanel tweed coat with wide legged khakis. She's accessorized with platform shoes, layered jewels, and an oversized metallic bag. Get this diva's Parisian hippie look for less!
Tweed is traditionally associated with the primp and proper (i.e. Chanel), but this L.A.M.B. Metallic Tweed Blouson Jacket, $485, is anything but. It's more so rugged, motorcycle-chic, but with a girlie twist. Still, I'm going to have to have a talk with Gwen about why it's so expensive.
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