When asking yourself when one should truly wear argyle, perhaps you should ask instead: when should I not wear argyle? And the answer to that question is... rarely. Argyle is a fashion staple in a diverse range of wardrobes, from the elderly golfer to the young preppy fashionista. Here are some examples and trends in argyle fashion for you to consider.
A classic choice for the argyle enthusiast, the sock is a traditional way to add some colorful spice to any outfit. Suitable for men and women, the argyle sock, such as the Polo Ralph Lauren Men’s Argyle Socks is a dressy addition to standard and sporty footwear.
From cashmere to cotton, old to young, the argyle sweater is a preppy and colorful way to warm up your outfit. There are plenty of styles to choose from including the cardigan, pullover, and V-neck. J. Crew’s Argyle Boyfriend Cardigan, made from baby alpaca and merino wool, is a classic. Try layering your sweater over a solid color featured in the argyle pattern, highlighting the details and coordinating the pieces together.
Looking to play a round or two of golf with some buddies? Needless to say, a pair of argyle pants will spice up your outfit and make your competition look on with envy. Loudmouth Argyle Pants are a standard choice for enthusiasts and pros alike. They’re made of a cotton/spandex blend, allowing comfort and breathability in every swing.
If you like argyle but don't want to overwhelm your look, try an argyle accessory to spice up your outfit. Headbands featuring an argyle pattern are great for girls and women alike, and can dress up a mundane hair day with some preppy flair. Gymboree carries a colorful option for young argyle enthusiasts.