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The last time you tied a shirt around your waist, it was probably unintentional: Your cardigan got too hot, your bag was too small, and you were headed home anyway. And, the time before that? Pearl Jam sure didn't play venues like Barclays. The waist-tied shirt might still bring up '90s-grunge connotations for you, but with today's modern update, it's less sloppy, more deliberate, and a whole lot better suited to your closet.
We spotted the following women who tied their plaid and non-plaid shirts around their waists with panache. Click through to see their individual styling quirks, and spot a few shoppable options to help you fill the holes in your own wardrobe.
Photographed by Victoria Adamson.