When I was 14, all of my idols wore plaid. Twin sister indie duo Tegan and Sara often sported comfy flannels, monochrome in colour and buttoned up to their necks, sleeves rolled. And every cute lesbian on Tumblr seemed to own a plaid shirt in every colour of the rainbow. I wanted to be part of the plaid club. It was , I had just come out to my mother, and I was dating a girl for the first time.