Rad Plaid

The traditional print has been shed of old cliches to become a modern craze

Implications - Hipsters have helped transform plaid from a look associated with lumberjacks and Scottish kilts to a widespread trend not only in fast fashion and couture, but also in home decor. No longer just a look for winter, prints like gingham have made their way into wardrobes and homes year-round.
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Half-Nude Hipster Shoots - Pants-Free Subculture Photography by Roy Torres
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Warm 112,345 Clicks Pub: Nov 28, 09
Half-Nude Hipster Shoots
Pants-Free Subculture Photography by Roy Torres
The shots you see above are part of a set by Roy Torres. Nerd glasses and plaid shirts used to be the fashion domain of geeks and nerds, but hipsters have pillaged these looks and made them ubiquitous.… [More]
Nerdy 90s Grunge - Copenhagen Street Style Takes a Geeky Step Back in Time
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Warm 129,656 Clicks Pub: Apr 20, 09
Nerdy 90s Grunge
Copenhagen Street Style Takes a Geeky Step Back in Time
From plaid jacket to (gasp) black Converse boots, the 90s grunge look is back in full swing in Denmark's capital. Greasy, long, unkempt locks for ladies and the head-to-toe Denim Dan look for gents were… [More]
Girlish Grunge Fashiontography - The Young-Love Teen Vogue Editorial 'Finding Nirvana'
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Warm 49,744 Clicks Pub: Oct 12, 09
Girlish Grunge Fashiontography
The Young-Love Teen Vogue Editorial 'Finding Nirvana'
The grunge-inspired, all-American Teen Vogue editorial ‘Finding Nirvana’ revels in youthful bohemianism. Photographed by Horst Diekgerdes the shoot appears in the November 2009 edition of Teen Vogue. Model… [More]
Fashionable Farming Editorials - Model Karlie Kloss Works It for 'Everything and the Farm' in Vogue
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Average 16,648 Clicks Pub: Nov 11, 09
Fashionable Farming Editorials
Model Karlie Kloss Works It for 'Everything and the Farm' in Vogue
Supermodel Karlie Kloss gets her hand dirty for 'Everything and the Farm' in Vogue. The lush editorial is full of fall colors in the November 2009 issue of the US magazine. Photographed by Mario Testino… [More]
Wild Customized Nails - Minx Nails Personalizes Your Nails With Insane Sticker Styles
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Mild 14,455 Clicks Pub: Jun 18, 09
Wild Customized Nails
Minx Nails Personalizes Your Nails With Insane Sticker Styles
Minx Nails have made it impeccably easy for you to literally match anything to your nails with their outrageous sticker styles. The thought that Minx Nails has made it possible to wear plaid pumps and… [More]
Check-Covered Minidresses - Schoolgirl Glam Rocks in Pollini Spring Ready-to-Wear Line
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Mild 7,064 Clicks Pub: Sep 28, 09
Check-Covered Minidresses
Schoolgirl Glam Rocks in Pollini Spring 2010 Ready-to-Wear Line
This Pollini Spring 2010 ready-to-wear collection has shades of school days written all over it, with checked fabrics that made their way onto everything from totes to backpacks and babydoll dresses. Gingham… [More]
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