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15 February 2008

Tartan and checks are everywhere. At least, I'm seeing them everywhere.

I was watching the wonderful Jamie at Home and what was he wearing? A blue checked shirt. Aside from all the cooking and amazing salads that he was making I realised I don't own really own anything checked. I might need to sort that out! It was something I noticed after spotting the checks in Preen's collection at NYFW.

They're everywhere and were seen to the extreme with Agyness Deyn in a tiered tartan dress with antlers....oh and an eye patch (how could i forget?). It was so frivolous and fun and this of course was all in yesterday's House of Holland collection.

(Images from left to right, Checked Shirt TopShop £25, Western Shirt UO £35 and Aggy HOH, Style.com)

7 comments:

  1. your totally right. I dont think ill ever like tartan but checks are always cool :)

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  2. Yeah, I Do think that the shops have taken this into account because there is more of an abundance of checks rather than Tartan!

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  3. Hmm...country bumpkin - that dress is just unspeakably horrible! It would have to be done well to bring me round to the idea...

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  4. The color of Deyn's tartan dress is fantastic. Totally caught my eye and made me overlook the incongruity of the antlers and perhaps even think they were a wearable accessory.

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  5. I would love to see the antlers being tested out in the high street.

    While the dress isn't exactly consumer friendly (not at all country bumpkin though Luna!) i agree that the colour was fab, it was cheerful and fun and the whole ensemble made me smile. Fashion IS fun!

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  6. From fish feet to deer heads!

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  7. I want a slightly oversized tartan shirt to wear casually.

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