Slideshow: Thirteen Perfectly Loud Plaid Shirts

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The squarest of shirts has undergone a radical makeover: Look no further than the bearded picnickers in McCarren Park or any young, hip thing lounging around the High Line to see what we mean. The lightweight plaid button-down is newly loud and fabulous, gussied up with hot pinks, daring purples, and traffic-stopping yellows. In this week's guy-centric edition of Fashionables, we rounded up five of the most colorful plaids on the planet, and took some street-style snaps to see how New Yorkers are already rocking 'em. Click ahead to see a slideshow of thirteen additional picks, including faves from Topman, J.Crew, Old Navy, and Steven Alan.