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A Brief History of Tartan

Written by: Jeremiah Greco

The History of Tartan Patterns
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“The Best Cool Weather Shirt! I love these shirts! They are warm without being heavy, they look great, and last for years. And I love the patterns! What more could you ask for?” –Mac from MA

While you can argue that every season is plaid season, fall and winter (especially the holidays) take on their own importance where plaid is concerned, and the tartan shirt, in particular, rises to the top of our wardrobe choices. Most of us