The versatile print takes on new forms this season, from backpacks to bowties
Checks for men might seem cliche, but not when it comes to these accessories. From bow-ties to backpacks, these
luxe pieces are sure to lend your wardrobe added edge and sophistication.
This Plaid Borg Lined Jacket from Levis is perfect for channelling the 90s grunge look in a classy way. Made from mid-weight wool, it boasts multiple pockets to increase functionality. The fur detailing around the collar makes sure you remain toasty while looking on trend. Approx `9,000. Details: asos.com
Coat of arms
The bandhgala is a wardrobe must-have, and this offbeat piece is the epitome of sophistication and style. The sleeveless coat from Warp & Weft comes in an interesting colour combination with coordinated patch pockets, loops and piping details. `14,500. At Kumara Krupa Road, High Grounds.
A pocket square is an essential accessory for the man who pays attention to details. While printed options are ubiquitous, here’s a classy checkered purple and blue plaid pocket square by Joseph Abboud. The mix of indigo and denim shades with white stripes will surely up your fashion game. `1,794. Details: menswearhous.com
On the go
Checks and Burberry are almost synonymous, and this leather trim backpack is perhaps the best example. Understated with a deep chocolate hue, complemented by gold zippers, the outer layer is made with leather while the inside is lined with a protective quilted material to keep your belongings snug. `65,813. At Burberry, UB City.
The baseball cap gets an interesting twist with this checkered option from Zara. The grey and brown palette with the black bill complements bright as well as pastel shades. The houndstooth detailing adds another dimension to this funky creation. `1,290. At Orion Mall, Rajajinagar. Details: 22682040
Take a bow
This microfibre checked
bowtie by The Vatican in beige and brown is a great way to add some edge to a formal outfit. The material is light and promises to hold its knotted shape through an entire evening. `995. Details: jabong.com
Right foot forward
This pair by Vans is sure to
make heads turn. Made of canvas,
the bold blue and red checks are well balanced by the stark white laces. The shoes have a cushioned footbed for comfort, and are best paired with distressed denims and a simple T-shirt. `3,999. At Phoenix Market City, Whitefield. Details: 8067266158
The Sabway Tight Lines checked wool waistcoat by Ted Baker is great for this season, where its neither too hot nor too cold. Made of wool, it has a quirky fishing-themed lining to help show off your not-so-serious side in a subtle way. `9,900. At The Collective. UB City. Details: 41207331
Text: Anagha M and Ayesha Tabaassum