How to Wear Tweed (Without Looking like Your Grandma)

Photo: Devon Jarvis/Studio DBy Adam Glassman

Tweed is a great way to jazz up your look--the key is to find pieces in modern shades and silhouettes, like this fantastic suit by Jaclyn Smith (available at The fabric is a flattering combo of dusty rose, pink, and navy, and the jacket and pencil skirt are sleek, not boxy. My jaw dropped when I found out the price: At just $55, this suit is one trend you can try without breaking the bank.

To take this look from day to evening, just lose the jacket and grab a sparkly clutch.

Blouse, Attention, $23, Heels, Nine West, $89,

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A shaped knit in the same color family makes mixing prints easy.

Sweater, French Connection, $138, Indigo, Tennessee, 901-755-6909. Stacked heels, Charles David, $285,

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A whimsical top and rolled jeans keep this look playful.

Top, Ann Taylor, $38, Jeans, Isaac Mizrahi Jeans, $80, Bloomingdale's, 800-555-7467. Top-handle cross-body, Tory Burch, $550, . Patent leather flats, Coye Nokes, $285,

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