As far as textiles go, tweed is known for its moisture-resistant and durable properties. Because of this, it was most commonly worn for outdoor activities such as shooting and hunting in both Ireland and the United Kingdom in the 1950’s.
As we move into the 21st century, we see the once English hunting fabric transformed into a men’s fashion staple. Due to tweed being made from a thick wool twill and also heavier than classic suiting fabrics, it is considered a Fall/Winter textile only. Tweed is also one of those fabrics that can be worn easily with other materials, and for this reason it’s a good investment for all fashion-conscious men.
First and foremost, the one tweed piece every man should have in their wardrobe is the tweed blazer. No matter what the occasion, a tweed blazer always works! In the images below, I’ve shown you how to wear the tweed blazer in three different ways:
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