Plaid shirts have become a wardrobe mainstay for many of us, whether we're camping, attempting grunge chic or hitting up the grocery store in sweats. But the garment has had quite the journey to get to where it is today.
We decided to take an unscientific look back at the history of the plaid shirt, starting with it's not-so-humble beginnings...
Old Hollywood starlets:
Band guys in the '70s (ahem, John Fogerty):
The Brawny dude:
Ted Danson on Cheers:
'90s grunge fashion:
The trendsetting Olsen twins:
Terry Richardson (ugh):
And, of course, the today's GQ and Esquire man:
So there you have it.
WARNING: Don't wear your plaid shirts with these: