Alexa Chung, Brit Marling and Lorde Teach Us How to Wear Tweed

Photo by: Courtesy of Chanel, Shopbop
Alexa Chung
gold button dress, $1,195, moschino, shopbop.com
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Alexa Chung
gold button dress, $1,195, moschino, shopbop.com
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Thu, Nov 7, 2013 12:09 PM EST
by Elana Fishman

For all its classic appeal, tweed is sorely underrepresented in many women's closets-perhaps because of its inherently mature, even corporate connotations. But you needn't look further than the bevy of beautiful stars who turned up at last night's Chanel/MoMA party in honor of Tilda Swinton to see just how versatile-and yes, youthful-the nubby fabric can truly look. Take recent birthday girl Alexa Chung, for instance, whose snow-white dress was buttoned-up yet totally fresh. Or fellow Lucky obsession Lorde, who made the Upper East Side-adored fabric jive with her own dark, dramatic aesthetic.

To see (and shop!) these outfits and many more, click through the slideshow above. And rest assured: these aren't your grandma's tweeds. Not even close.

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