Spring/Summer 2018 fashion trends: The Windowpane suit

It’s hard to believe that certain patterns can fall "out of style," but then again, argyle isn’t exactly popular these days. 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.

Spring/Summer 2018 trends: Windowpane suit
Windowpane suit from Paul Stuart

Everybody looks good in windowpanes. It is, in fact, it’s forgiving/flattering nature that pushes windowpanes to the top of our list of patterns. Like actual windowpanes, the windowpane pattern in your suit is not made out of squares, but rather, slightly elongated rectangles. This has the effect of slightly elongating the wearer and that’s one reason you see bigger guys wear this pattern.

Spring/Summer 2018 trends: Windowpane suit
Inspiration from Pinterest

Spring/Summer 2018 trends: Windowpane suit
Inspiration from Pinterest

Windowpane combos couldn’t be easier: Highlight the color of the box lines of your jacket by wearing a shirt or sweater from the same color family.

Spring/Summer 2018 trends: Windowpane suit
Inspiration from Pinterest

Spring/Summer 2018 trends: Windowpane suit
Pitti People - Pitti Uomo 93

Spring/Summer 2018 trends: Windowpane suit
Pitti People - Niccolo Cesari

Patterns can add dimension, texture, and visual interest to your outfit, but many men are unsure of suit, shirt and tie combinations once you’ve added some pattern to the mix. With a few handy tips though you can easily put together a great look.

Spring/Summer 2018 trends: Windowpane suit
Pitti People - Pitti Uomo 93

Spring/Summer 2018 trends: Windowpane suit
Pitti People - Niccolo Cesari

Spring/Summer 2018 trends: Windowpane suit
Pitti People - Niccolo Cesari


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