Buffalo Check Plaid: Is it still Hip to be Square?

Have you ever looked at old pictures of yourself and noticed similar styles from your past are now reappearing in your closet?  At first glance, you may wonder if your current look is outdated. Relax, you’re in the clear. More often than not, those outfit trends from 10 years ago have reemerged on the fashion scene, or never went out of style at all! Fashion has a way of repeating itself, offering a fresh modern approach to old fashion favorites. Take plaid for instance. This classic design of squares and lines tops the list of patterns that have stood the test of time. There are many variations of plaid and some patterns are more definitive than others. A prime example is buffalo check plaid. This pattern of equal-sized red and black squares has been around for over 160 years. With such an extensive lifetime, you may feel some hesitation toward plaid popularity, and rightfully so. It begs the question, “is plaid outdated, or is it still hip to wear squares?” Although this pattern has lingered for over ten decades, you’ll be pleasantly surprised to know that plaid is still an on-trend pattern and here’s why!

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Get Organized! Easy Tips and Clever Ideas for Organizing Your Closet

That closet of yours is a mess! It may not be spring, but that doesn’t mean you can’t do some cleaning. Fall is right around the corner, which means you’ll soon be busy planning festivities, updating your wardrobe, and preparing for the holidays. As such, it’s even more critical to get your closet organized so that you don’t waste time searching for clothes and pairing outfits. But how do you get all your belongings in order without wasting precious time in the waning part of summer before fall’s arrival? Let Boxercraft be your guide. Here’s some tips and tricks on organizing your closet!

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Tank Goodness: Easy ways to wear a tank top!

Tank tops are ideal for any time of the year, but warm weather is the perfect season to show some shoulder action. Wheet-whew! Offering lightweight comfort and breezy vibes, these sleeveless shirts are wardrobe staples for summer outfitting. Tank tops are designed for different uses and come in various types, from sporty racerbacks, sleeveless shirt-dresses, flare tanks, and crop tops. But with so many choices, it can be hard to choose the right fit for your look. Here are tips on how to style different types of tank tops with ease.

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Polka Dots are spot on in feminine flair!

From shirts to scarfs, dresses, and pajamas, polka dots are an on-point trend in fashion. Patterned with evenly spaced dots, this fun print adds visual interest to any outfit. So where does the name “polka dots” come from? While there are several debatable theories for its origin, it is a fact that this dotted pattern is not associated with the lively Czech dance—the polka. However, polka dots are a fashion favorite in flamenco dancewear. In addition to being modeled in the ballroom, polka dots also dominate the runway.

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A modern spin on an old favorite: Garment-dyed Tees

Timeless style

Some things never get old. Or, is it referring to something like an “old favorite” that best validates timeless style? Either way, vintage is a revolving trend that’s turning heads in fashion. This worn-in look is not only cool, but it’s a great way to add interest to everyday casuals. Whether dressing up or dressing down, vintage t-shirts are easy to wear with many combinations. These soft-washed tees offer a classic look when styled with jeans and create an edgy vibe as a layering piece. Vintage tees are not limited to lounging, although they provide the ultimate comfort to do so, they can be dressed up with slacks, jackets, and skirts.

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