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Types of Plaid

Gingham
Gingham

Plaid and gingham are still go-to patterns for guys and can be worn to formal and informal occasions alike. A finer Glen Plaid works great as a standout suit pattern, and smaller gingham patterns work especially well as a shirt worn under a solid suit.

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Glen Plaid
Glen Plaid

Glen plaid. Glen plaid (short for Glen Urquhart plaid) or Glenurquhart check is a woollen fabric with a woven twill design of small and large checks.

Madras
Madras

Madras is a lightweight cotton fabric with typically patterned texture and plaid design, used primarily for summer clothing such as pants, shorts, dresses, and jackets. The fabric takes its name from the former name of the city of Chennai in India.

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Tartan Getty Images
Tartan Getty Images

24 Times The Royal Family Killed It In Plaid. Or should we say kilt it… By Lyndsey Matthews. Feb 13, 2018 Getty Images. No one wears plaid quite like the royal family. From Queen Elizabeth's custom skirts to Princess Diana's bold '80s looks and Duchess Kate's refined take on tartan, here are some of their best looks over the years. View Gallery 24 Photos 1 of 24. Getty Images. For her first ...

Tattersall
Tattersall

Tattersall describes a check or plaid pattern woven into cloth. The pattern is composed of regularly-spaced thin, even vertical warp stripes, repeated horizontally in the weft, thereby forming squares. The stripes are usually in two alternating colours, generally darker on a light ground.

Windowpane Check
Windowpane Check

The same fate befell windowpane check until very recently, and now the pattern’s back with a vengeance. Taking its name from the window-like wide square plaid pattern, it’s formed by two perpendicular pinstripes.

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