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While the grungy plaid shirt may be wearing out its welcome, the collegiate cool of the preppy plaid blazer is a completely different (love) story

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THE DETAILS GANT Michael Bastian blazer, $598 at Harry Rosen ( Calvin Klein shirt, $78, Kolte Italy tie, $54.99, Calvin Klein shoes, $149, Swatch watch, $85, Ray-Ban sunglasses, $185 at the Bay ( Lacoste jeans, $150 through Club Monaco belt, $89 through Zara bag, $95.90 through Styling by Sarah Jay (; grooming by Jackie Shawn for TRESemm?/Judy Inc. (

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