It’s not quite time to start back-to-school shopping (yet!), but we couldn’t help but share more of this chic fall trend. This season, it’s all about mixing plaids with prints, stripes and even other tartan items. Grab anything checked: a shirt, jacket, skirt or otherwise, and mix it into your fall wardrobe rotation, immediately.
The classic plaid shirt gets a feminine update with a self-tie belt. Feeling girly? Tie it in a bow and throw on a flowery skirt. In a grunge mood? Knot it and toss on skinny black pants.
Who knew chiffon and plaid went so well together? Embrace your tartan side and go for a checkered mini. Layered tees or a pretty blouse top it off. Skip the knee-socks or risk the highland look.
Your shoedrobe just got way more fun. A gingham wedge with a peeptoe updates your basic cuffed jeans to quirky-cool.
Make a statement with an all-over plaid coat. Khaki trenches suddenly seem so boring, right?
BB Dakota Plaid Coat, $48 (on sale), lulus.com
BY KARA GELBER ON 7/12/2011 12:00:00 PM
POSTED IN fashion, trend, back to school fashion, fall