Plaid has gone mad this season, and in the best way possible. No longer relegated to a grungy flannel or a schoolgirl pleat, instead plaid is showing up in the most fashion-forward ways possible. From sophisticated trenches to luxurious shoulder bags, you will find yourself wanting more than just one piece.
The Plaid Trench
The blue velvet hue on this Theory trench gives the traditional plaid pattern a sophisticated flair and a more modern design. Practical and a great investment, this beautiful trench is now on sale for $447 from $745.
Enliven Your Plaid
Solid leather panels add a luxe touch to this stunning blazer by Smythe while bright bold hues enliven traditional plaid. Wear this flattering blazer to give your silhouette a feminine cinch.
The Seductive Plaid
Seductive and sophisticated, the trompe l'Oeil plaid on this exquisite Alexander Wang dress adds the illusion of texture and subtle mystery. Its tailored silhouette and transparent detailing adds a sultry yet soft touch to the menswear-inspired aesthetic.
The Holiday Plaid
The frills on this cheery dress give it a festive feel without going the tacky route thanks to its edgy tartan plaid. Inject a bit of sexy-punk attitude by pairing it with with graphic tights and sleek patent booties.
The boyish plaid on these comfy pants is offset by the super flattering feminine fit. Keep them casual by pairing with solid cashmere sweaters.
Skinny jeans get the punky upgrade with these edgy plaid pants from Topshop. The angled zip hem and tailored fit give these trousers strong fashion cred without breaking your bank.
Edgy But Proper Plaid
Edgy leather meets prim and proper plaid in this stunning Tory Burch fall skirt. The razor sharp pleats elevate a classic silhouette, making it modern and high-fashion. Keep the focus on the striking painted check pattern by pairing this investment skirt with an elegant white button down or a neutral turtleneck.
Fun and Flirty Tartan
The fitted high waist on this tartan skirt makes for a flattering fit while the low hemline makes for a fun and flirty look. Keep it casual by rocking it with vintage looking tees and edgy sneakers.
To master that tomboy style that cool girls wear so well, slip on these flannel loafers from Marni with a printed skirt for a chic clash.
A gilded Camuto crest and thin gold bands around the heels add an extra level of luxury to these sophisticated plaid loafers. The soft suede is a cozy accent that gives these chic shoes a lot of wearability.
The studs and chain on this gorgeous Christian Louboutin bag lend a tough-chic elegance to traditional plaid, while the patent leather bow adds a subtle hint of sweet femininity. A statement maker on its own, this bag is the only accessory you will need to stand out.