The Look: Go Mad for Plaid, NBA Style

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The plaid trend has plenty of appeal. Witness the above-pictured ballers proudly rocking their off-court patterns. Take a cue from their style and incorporate plaid into your own wardrobe.

Why it works: Plaid is versatile and adds flavor compared with other staples like solid color dress shirts and solid color T-shirts. GQ.com says plaid makes you appear "grown up, without looking grungy."  For a dressy occasion, pair your plaid shirt with a blazer—like Melo and Amar'e (above). Or, casually champion this style like Kobe, Chris Paul and Dwight Howard. Either way, you'll appear pulled together.

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The plaid trend has plenty of appeal. Witness the above-pictured ballers proudly rocking their off-court patterns. Take a cue from their style and incorporate plaid into your own wardrobe.

Why it works: Plaid is versatile and adds flavor compared with other staples like solid color dress shirts and solid color T-shirts. GQ.com says plaid makes you appear "grown up, without looking grungy."  For a dressy occasion, pair your plaid shirt with a blazer—like Melo and Amar'e (above). Or, casually champion this style like Kobe, Chris Paul and Dwight Howard. Either way, you'll appear pulled together.

Wear it now: Editor's Picks


Clockwise from top left: $24, forever21.com // $25, hm.com // $50, gap.com // $30, hm.com // $30, oldnavy.com // $52, americanapparel.net

Where to rock it: Everyday wear and strolling through your next campus visit.

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Source:  GQ.com
Photos:  blashionista.com, nba-point-forward.si.com, fivefourclothing.com, lakers.topbuzz.com, ballnroll.com, fashionistazlife.com, leavethemanalone.com


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Topics: SHIRTS