Checked prints in menswear for the Fall and Winter 2014/2015

Everyone knows that fashion is very changeable. We see various runway shows and try choosing the items, which will be on top the upcoming season. But usually the trends come and go away every season. And our wardrobe becomes old-fashionable. So? What to do to be stylish and look fashionable every season?

There are some certain styles in men’s clothing, which are always on top and never drop out of the trends. So, it is for sure easily just to add fashionable and trendy pieces of clothes to your look than to change all the wardrobe. One of such stylish things is check patterns. In the Fall and Winter 2014 this style remains popular. Checked tailored clothes like separates and suits look trendy and fresh.

Let’s see the how the checked patterns are used on the runways shows and how to combine them to create a stylish look.

Checked suits by fashion designers


  • 1 Checked tailoring in the designers’ collections on the runways
  • 2 The ways of wearing: the full suits
  • 3 The ways of wearing: three-piece checked suits
  • 4 The ways of wearing: checked blazers
  • 5 The ways of wearing: checked trousers
  • 6 The video of Alexander Mcqueen Menswear collection for the Fall and Winter 2014/2015 in London

Checked tailoring in the designers’ collections on the runways

Certainly, such patterns is rather traditional and to see all the advantages you should go to the British brands. From Chester Barrie to Richard James the designers create the checked tailored pieces like wonderful jackets, stylish trousers and elegantly-cut outwear for the Fall and Winter 2014. Hackett have used traditional motifs, while Richard Nicoll adds some modern variants of panels to his suits.

Alexander McQueen has created an unusual print using black and pink checks. His collection has been inspired by punk culture, creating bright double-breasted suits with checked patterns.

If to speak about the designers outside the United Kingdom, pay attention to the collections by Michael Bastian, Brioni, Trussardi, Bottega Veneta, Corneliani and Boglioli. They all have used different checked patterns while creating their collections. If you have already seen all the collection and chosen your perfect checked items, the question “How to wear them?” can appear. We will tell you the ways how to combine checked tailored pieces and how to corporate them into your usual wardrobe.

The ways of wearing: the full suits

Full suits is a wonderful formal wear. In autumn or winter 2014 the well-cut textured items will be perfect for cold weather conditions. If you opt for light-grey, charcoal or navy checked suits, you will look sophisticated and confident.

Modern grey variants in lean fit can be paired with stylish white shirts and navy ties. To finish the look, wear black or even brown Oxfords.

Navy suits with a little scale check are perfect for creating a statement look. Wear such suit without any tie with a buttoned-up shirt. This is one of the trendiest look of this season. If you want to be on top going out, think about this navy suit.

Charcoal checked suits are very stylish. Such colour is rather rare that’s why you will be noticeable among the sea of plain grey and blue suits. To create an interesting effect add a tie with polka dot print.

For the most confident fashionistas we propose bold green and blue checked suits this season. They would garner attention and you will be on top. Combine the suit with a plaid shirt and a neutral tie.

Different variations of the checked jackets

The ways of wearing: three-piece checked suits

If you want to look like a real gentleman, opt for the timeless style pieces – three-piece suits. They are usually crafted from the pure wool and features traditional checked prints. Choose suit in perfect cut, which consist of wonderful jacket, trousers and waistcoat.

The ways of wearing: checked blazers

Checked print is very popular. However, in case if you don’t want to go in all check, just think about separates. Opt for checked blazers. It’s a perfect piece of clothes for creating the wardrobe for every event. It can be worn as well as to the office so as for the weekends. It’s perfect in the autumn evenings, when the temperature falls down and you need to add some more warmth to your outfit. Combine a plaid grey blazer with a light blue textured shirt and tailored black trousers. Such combination can make a wonderful formal contrast.

A checked jacket can help to create a perfect look for different smart-casual occasions. Try various combinations to look different every time. For example, pair a checked tweed jacket with slim-fit jeans. Remember that heavyweight fabrics coincide with each other best of all. To finish the look, wear brogue boots, which can add some country details to the city look.

Variations of checked trousers

The ways of wearing: checked trousers

Wearing checked trousers is another way of using this trend in everyday life. Opt for slim-fit pairs. They look modern and stylish. Pair them with light Oxford shirt and a comfortable sweater. Finish the look with penny loafers and be handsome. Also you can look for the irregular check prints on the textured fabrics. Leather biker jacket will help to create a rock ‘n’ roll look.

As you see check pattern can help you look handsome and stylish. Don’t be afraid of experiments and create trendy outfits.

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