Argyle: It's Hip to Be Square

11/06/2006 at 06:00 AM ET

While others in Hollywood may be wild for animal print or retro ’80s fashions, we caught Madonna patterning herself in…Great Scot, preppy argyle! The singer, in New York on a media tour, made an arresting figure jogging in a V-neck argyle sweater that matched her green sweats. But she isn’t the only star loving argyle: new mom Britney Spears cut a slender — and stylish — figure in a black-and-white diamond-patterned vest in her first outing after the birth of second son Jayden James. Even country star Tim McGraw recently ditched his cowboy threads for a bright orange argyle vest while hanging out in New York City. Tell us: What do you think of the argyle look? Is it cool to be preppy or should this look be put on ice?Julia Wang

To check out more about Madonna in Off the Rack, click here. And click here to check out more about Britney Spears.

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Amber on

I think it looks great, and comfy so ya I’d wear it.

AnnieM on

Love argyle!

Susan on

I love argyle! Although it does remind me of my carefree days in junior high in the 80’s, I still live the print. One of my favorite outfits has an argyle sweater vest – I got it last year. The pink, purple, and white is just so pretty together. Keep the argyle coming!

donna on

well these sweaters are very preppy, I wore them in the 80’s……i like them but why bring back the preppy 80’s?

Andrea Semaganis on

Gotta love it, and it has never gone out of style. I have seen many Saskatchewananians wear Argyle in the past years, Madonna and Britney just bring nationwide attention to it.

Kristin on

I don’t think Argyle ever really went away- a classic look. But interesting choice of clothiung to go running in. I did Brit’s sweater vest, though, tre cute!

j on

i LOVE argyle, though while wearing a bra and not to exercise in!!!

Liz on

Well, i guess argyle’s okay, but i would just keep to socks, preferably coverered by pants! i think a trend for your eyes only

Andrea on

Thank God argyle is getting big. It’s so classy.

RT on

Madonna looks silly wearing that vest with jogging pants!

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