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‘Coastal Grandma’ is out and ‘Eclectic Grandpa’ is in

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Here’s how to rock the viral ‘Eclectic Grandpa’ style

You know the "Coastal Grandma" aesthetic that's been popular for the last few years: the Nancy Meyers-inspired, blue-and-white, preppy look that's all button-ups, linen and cardigans. But we're here to tell you that Coastal Grandma is out and there's a new look to replace it in 2024: "Eclectic Grandpa." It takes some of the elements we love about Coastal Grandma fashion — slouchy, comfy casual pieces — and gives them a bit of a twist. 

Eclectic Grandpa trades in the linen, cream and pastels for corduroy, tweed and tartan — but it still embraces classic lines and old-school brands and silhouettes. As an added bonus, most eclectic grandpa staples will go with anything, so you can mix and match.

Shop this article: EVALESS Oversized Sweater Vest for Women, Reebok Women's Club C 85 Vintage Walking Shoe, Amazon Essentials Women's Lightweight V-Neck Cardigan Sweater

Some of our favorite 'Eclectic Grandpa' finds 

Cyparel Women's Vintage High Waisted Straight Leg Corduroy Pants

Corduroy is the fabric that might most embody the spirit of Eclectic Grandpa style, and these vintage, high-waisted pants are somehow both modern and straight out of your grandfather's closet.

EVALESS Oversized Sweater Vest for Women

This oversized cable-knit sweater vest has a loose, comfortable fit, perfect for layering over other pieces. It comes in 28 colors, so you can get one (or a few) to match multiple outfits.

Reebok Women's Club C 85 Vintage Walking Shoe

Chunky white sneakers have been in style for a while now, but they're a perfect match for the Eclectic Grandpa trend. Think the shoes your dad or grandpa would wear to mow the lawn (minus the grass stains, of course).

YDAOWKN Classic Vintage Aviator Sunglasses

These classic aviator sunglasses will be the perfect complement to any Eclectic Grandpa look you put together.

Amazon Essentials Women's Lightweight V-Neck Cardigan Sweater

How often do you see an eclectic grandpa without a cozy cardigan sweater? This one has thousands of five-star reviews for being soft, flattering and affordable.

VERONZ Super Soft Classic Cashmere Feel Winter Scarf

This tartan scarf is the perfect way to add some color and pattern to an outfit of neutrals. You can use it to dress up a simple sweater or button up while it's still cold outside.

The Drop Women's Blake Long Blazer

If you need to dress up your look, this blazer is just what you need. It's slightly oversized but still structured, perfect to layer over a button-up, turtleneck or even a more casual look to give it a lift.

Amazon Essentials Women's Classic-Fit Long-Sleeve Button-Down Poplin Shirt

Every closet needs some basics, and this long-sleeved button-up poplin shirt is the perfect foundation for all your Eclectic Grandpa outfits. You can layer it under a sweater vest, a blazer, a fun scarf — the possibilities are endless.

Lailezou Women's V Neck Knit Sweater Vest Argyle Plaid

This argyle patterned sweater vest is another great layering piece, or, as the weather warms up, you can wear it on its own as a tank top for a bold statement look.

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