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Max Mara's Fall 2014 Collection is Tweed-Tastic

If you think tweed belongs on university professors reading dusty tomes at the school library, or an accomplished equestrian riding a horse with a name like Muffy, you haven't seen Max Mara's Fall 2014 collection. At Milan Fashion Week, Max Mara took the classic textile and turned it on its head, using tweed to give a timeless dimension to leather, and a new twist to the classic trench coat. The new tweed is edgier and more daring, especially when piled on in multiple, mismatched patterns. This Fall, we're going to give tweed a chance.

Max Mara Fall 2014

There are seven tweed patterns at play in this ensemble. We dare you to find them all.

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Max Mara Fall 2014

The oversized shape and quilted puffer trim at the hemline give the classic tweed coat a couture makeover.

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Max Mara Fall 2014

We can’t think of a single autumnal ensemble that wouldn’t be improved by the addition of this oversized tweed vest.

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Max Mara Fall 2014

You may think a khaki trench is the perfect forever piece, but this tweed version trumps it. Humphrey Bogart would be proud.

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Max Mara Fall 2014

This multicolored tweed jacket is part professor and part couture fashion maven. In other words, perfect no matter what your style.

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Max Mara Fall 2014

The overwhelming tweed-on-tweed in this ensemble is broken up by a well-placed black vest.

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Max Mara Fall 2014

What’s better than one tweed jacket? Two tweed jackets rolled into one to form a very chic outer layer.

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Max Mara Fall 2014

If an excess of tweed gives you a migraine, you’re in luck. The earthy tweed vest in this ensemble takes back seat to the textured gold skirt and wool shell.

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Max Mara Fall 2014

We love the edgy look of this two-toned sleeveless tweed coat, especially styled the way the model is rocking it: with tousled hair, a red lip, and menswear-inspired booties.

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Max Mara Fall 2014

We’re taking notes on this downtown-chic ensemble. A charcoal tweed blazer plus a soft grey sweater and textured leather skirt makes a stylish statement.

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