Let’s play a word-association game: We say corduroy, you think...what? The stuffy, British librarian from Buffy the Vampire Slayer? Elementary school photo day? (Okay, maybe that one's just us.)
But, suffice it to say, the old-school fabric hasn't exactly earned a rep for being cutting-edge. However, we're predicting that the trouser tide is about to turn — from Burberry Prorsum to Theyskens' Theory, designers are churning out chic, modern cords that are perfect for fall.