There’s a reason the lumbersexual became a thing—a plaid flannel shirt is flattering on just about any guy. But this fall, why not think beyond that cozy Paul Bunyan look and embrace plaid’s real possibilities? With their bold new suits and overcoats, Bottega Veneta and Dries Van Noten are celebrating the pattern’s structured sophistication and paying homage to its regal lineage. Meanwhile, Coach and Loewe’s vibrant combinations in red, blue, and beige are proof that checkered prints never have to look stuffy. Oh, and don’t be afraid to mix and match—tartans with ginghams with windowpanes. This is that rare occasion when more is definitely more.
Shirt: Hilfiger Edition
Photography: Hadar Pitchon
Styling: Michael Cook
Groomer: Suki Tsujimoto
Model: Hakeem Nieght at RED Model Management