Flannel: A love story

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Men on MV know how to wear a flannel.

1. Meet a boy with a perfectly broken-in flannel shirt.

2. Fall in love.

3. Fall out of love (with the boy, not the flannel).

4. Wait a year.

5. Dig out the flannel from the back of the closet. Inhale the scent of last autumn's campfire and fall in love all over again. With the shirt or the boy? Maybe both.

Noava's look goes from summer to fall with the addition of a well-loved flannel.

But seriously, a flannel can be your best friend, especially these days with the '90s grunge look coming back around. (Who would have guessed it would ever be ok to be seen in public with a flannel button-down tied around your waist again?) As temperatures drop, you need this important layer for cool mornings and evenings. Your flannel is a shirt, a jacket, and a Vineyard off-season staple. Pair it with your favorite t-shirt and a pair of jeans and head out the door. Go on. Fashion can be cozy, too, and autumn is the perfect time for that.

Miss Sabra of Salt MV in Vineyard Haven flaunting her favorite flannel.

Get this look:

Paired with a tank and some high-waisted skinny jeans and some flip-flops, Sabra's flannel provides just enough warmth for a cool September morning on the Island.

Get Sabra's Look:

Ashburn Flannel from Orvis

Mid-rise Skinny Jean from 7 for All Mankind

Women's Everyday Black Camisole from PACT Apparel

Top Flip Flop from Havianas 

About these Vendors: Did you know that PACT Apparel's fair trade socks are made in factories powered by wind? Plus, they donate 7% of your spending to our current campaign--doing more than just #theVineyardGood. Orvis has an impressive record when it comes to protecting our outdoor spaces and the species that occupy them. They even have special initiatives for man's best friend (and some of the coziest dog beds you'll find.)

Additional Sources:

Levi's Women's Skinny Boyfriend Jeans Men's Searcher Boot from TOMS Men's Transform Boot from CAT Shoes 10th Doctor T-Shirt from DBHEli Flannel from OrvisLevi's Men's 510 Skinny Fit Jeans

Tag pics with #vineyardstyle on Instagram to share your flannel look and follow @tisburyturkey  for more #mvstyle inspiration like you see here.