Not your grandmother’s plaid, this season’s take on tartan is irresistibly naughty. As seen at the biggest Fall 2013 shows, including Saint Laurent, Mulberry and Marc by Marc Jacobs, here are 10 shopping picks to work plaid’s new look into your wardrobe.
Colorblocked in electric hues, this plaid button down looks anything but dated. Keep it fresh and punkish by styling it with leather leggings and menswear-inspired booties.
Confirm your rebel status by wearing this punk-inspired romper. Pair it over a fitted sweater or turtleneck come winter to keep it seasonally appropriate.
If you prefer your trends in small doses, opt for an accessory like a handbag. The tartan pocket on this bag offers a modern twist to the classic satchel.
Leather and plaid accents offer this asymmetrical zip coat a tough-chic look that will instantly upgrade your fall gear.
Punk Rock Skinny
Skinny jeans feel even more punk rock when done in a vibrant plaid.
The unexpected shape on this tartan dress make it a great option for work. Keep it office appropriate by adding sleek black pumps and minimal jewelry.
The Practical Piece
Who said fashion couldn't be practical? This punk-modern tartan skirt doubles as a mini when you detach the zippered hem.
The Classic Punk
A checked waistband and hemline gives this dress edgy appeal while maintaining a classic silhouette.
A dark tartan print gives this tailored piece a moody, cool-girl vibe. Pair with structured skirts and tapered pants for a chic and professional combination.
The Designer Piece
Get an early start on the holidays by donning this cozy mohair sweater.