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How to Wear a Tweed Jacket

How to Wear a Tweed Jacket

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The lowdown on how to style and how to wear your treasured tweed jacket.

 

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Time was that no one other than the well-heeled upper crust, academics in redbrick Universities and Compo-esque Last of the Summer Wine types wore tweed jackets.

 

The former as a signifier of country gent credentials. The academic – elbows patched – as a sign of his aspirations towards the glory of an Oxbridge Chair. And the latter with pockets bellowing from years of abuse because, as any thrifty country sort will tell you, a good tweed jacket is warm, practical and will last a lifetime.

 

Now – in our liberated, sartorially egalitarian times – it’s open season on tweed jackets for anyone with an appreciation for fine cuts, cloth and colour.

 

 

Tweed City Sauvé

 

Tweed City Suave

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Sharply tailored tweed cuts rather a dash in the city where it sings out against the prevailing dark suited norm of corporate man. Go made-to-measure to experience the ultimate in elegant business dress. At A Hume we source our cloth from the finest mills in the Scottish Borders and tailor to your exact requirements, ensuring a glove like fit for a fraction of Saville Row equivalents.

 

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Ivy League Layers

 

 

Ivy League Layers

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Tweed is as formal, or informal as you style it. The colours and tones of Donegal Tweed lend themselves to more contemporary looks. Layer them and wear with a dark shirt, grey marl sweatshirt and jeans for a relaxed, easy wearing Autumn/Winter look.

 

 

Hipster Tweed

 

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Tweed waistcoats are a Hipster classic and far easier to wear than you might imagine – see post How to Wear Waistcoats. Wear with jeans, stomping great boots and pretty much any jacket, with the exception of black leather.

 

 

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See the full collection of A Hume Tweed Jackets, Overcoats and Waistcoats.

 

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