After this year’s reintroduction to the tartan trend from designers like Ralph Lauren, DKNY and Thakoon, Fashion Week fixtures took to the street to show off looks that were less schoolgirl and more cool girl. Plaid can sometimes seem a bit too prim, but the fashion set took the pattern from its boarding school background and made it edgy by pairing with black accents, badass boots and lots of leather. Below, we’ve rounded up the latest plaid looks we want to try and the pieces we want to buy. .
Megan Correia is a freelance fashion, beauty and lifestyle writer and editor extraordinaire hailing from Canada. After packing her designer bags and moving to the other side of the world on Australia’s Gold Coast, Megan received her Journalism degree to put her fashion knowledge and gift for the written word to good use. While always perusing the latest and upcoming fashion and beauty trends, runway collections and style stars of the season, Megan’s flair for fashion sparked a whirlwind expensive love affair with handbags and now considers herself to be a true bag snob. When she’s not trying to break the record for most Louis Vuitton bags owned, you can find her creating conversation on Twitter and Instagram.