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Diamond prints are "IN"

by Chris

Stripes are slowly getting out of the scene because there is a new shirt design coming your way – diamond (Argyle) prints for shirts!

These days, it’s becoming more and more common for men’s shirts to be heavily printed like these but still manage to look hip at the same time. So I guess in a few weeks time everyone will have diamond prints on their shirts. Let’s just see how this trend goes.

Thanks to Kiro for providing the exact term “Argyle” to these diamond prints.

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Marky January 17, 2008 - 12:58 am

Haha yeah I’ve seen those kind of prints na before, sa mga cotton vests na ipinapatong sa polo or sa mga sweaters, hehe.. mukang okay nga yan! Try ko maghanap pareng Chris gusto ko color blue! Hahaha! Napadaan lang! :0)

Kiro January 17, 2008 - 2:08 pm

The design is called “argyle” or
“argyll” from a branch of the Scottish clan of Campbell, from whose tartan the design was adapted. It’s a classic pattern that keeps on coming back. Actually one of my faves and it’s a cool design for socks. A must have keeper.

Chris January 18, 2008 - 3:03 pm

marky – yea meron din akong blue hehehe.

kiro – thanks for the info.. you are correct, it’s also called argyle designs 🙂 it’s back and it’s everywhere.

omfgitsbrian January 29, 2008 - 5:21 pm

hey guys, came across your blog and decided to put in my two cents.

argyle shirts and socks have always been a classic favorite amongst the fashion elite yet the latest craze with this new-old pattern has, for the past few months, been its vests. and no not the simple cotton woven, vintage design, single color diamonds but a much more modern, v-neck, sleeveless, cotton/wool blend fabric.

here’s a little link to show you guys what i’m talking about:

they go well with plain or lightly striped dress shirts but NEVER with sweaters though.

Chris January 30, 2008 - 12:37 am


you are correct. but the one i have is a shirt. i think it goes well with shirts too.

Vincent Schubert February 3, 2008 - 10:36 pm

saan shop/s ang may available stock for this kind of prints? =) please let me know… thanks.

Chris February 3, 2008 - 11:49 pm

Vincent – they are available in human outlets and also in department stores.

if you can’t find it, i could get you one.

Vincent Schubert February 4, 2008 - 10:46 am

okay, id drop by Human someday, ill check it out… thanks!

Anonymous February 10, 2008 - 11:28 pm

also available in bench., marami lalo na sa festival mall in alabang., ung bench dun.,

Anonymous February 26, 2008 - 3:15 am

I feel sad, they have finally bastardized the classy Argyle. Soon the masses will be wearing it, defiling the culture that is prepdom. But when the phase has ended, the preppy ones will still hold on to the Argyle pattern.

Anonymous June 12, 2008 - 2:45 pm

If your looking for vest and you are just within baguio. try to go in porta vaga building. HALLWAY is the name of the shop. Its is korean store. I bought one vest for me. it cost 640 that time when they are 20% off. If you know where to buy knitted vest with cheap price. kindly post it.


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