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How To Wear Plaid For Fall

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How to wear plaid for fall.  As soon as the leaves turn colours and the air becomes crisp, my thoughts turn to plaid. I don’t know what it is about this pattern, but somehow it seems to go hand in hand with the season.  Blues, grays, reds and even a little bit of yellow thrown in, anything goes and it all works.  Rather than simply tying a plaid shirt around your waist, which I admit can look very cool, there are so many other great ways to wear it!

how to wear plaid for fall


Scarves. This is one of my favourite accessories. There are so many different ways to tie a scarf that you can literally change your look on, almost, a daily basis. I tend to love an over-sized scarf that can double as a wrap if the weather turns.

Shoes. How about a great pair of plaid flats with a pair of black pants and a white shirt? It’s the perfect touch to turn an otherwise conservative outfit spicy.

Dress. A great shirt dress, layered under a black motorcycle jacket or under a tailored blazer. Keep the rest of your pieces simple and let the dress speak for itself.

Skirt. While I will always love a classic tartan schoolgirl skirt, try a high waisted pencil skirt instead. This is both and elegant and chic way to dress up an otherwise overly youthful look. Wear it with a crisp white blouse and blazer to create office appropriate attire.

Blazer. There so many more contemporary plaids right now, that a modern cut blazer paired with a pair of jeans will look fantastic.

how to wear plaid for fall

Plaid is one of those patterns that you need to experiment with. The eye-catching pattern is so steeped in history and culture that I believe you need to have fun with it. A plaid scarf and your favourite leopard shoes? Absolutely! Plaid on plaid? Why not! Keep it unexpected and fun and you will instantly have a glam and head turning look!

What’s your favourite way to wear plaid?

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  1. Love wearing plaid in the fall! Its so cozy and always looks so stylish 🙂

    1. Agreed! This is definitely the time of year for plaid.

  2. A plaid shirt, love how they just goes well with a lot of items. Easy to work with. Have a lovely weekend 🙂

  3. I personally just like a regular plaid button up, over a t-shirt, and a pair of boyfriend jeans.

  4. Good ideas. Plaid is always pretty.

    1. Thank you! I love it this time of year.

  5. Plaid looks amazing if paired sensibly! Loved your suggested looks! 🙂

    Happy weekend

    1. Thank you so much! I always love it in moderation of course.

  6. Laurie @ pride in photos

    I am SOO glad plaid is back. It has been missed☺I just bought two plaid shirts for the fall and looking so forward to wearing them with my denim outfits.

    1. Yay! Yeah, I don’t know if it every really goes away, it’s such a classic.

  7. Yes! i love plaid for fall, and I definitely agree– the best way to find what “type” works for you is experimentation. As an aside– I have been totally eyeing that McQ blazer for, like, FOR EVER. Great mind think alike 🙂


    1. Ahhhh! I LOVE that blazer, I couldn’t resist putting it up.

  8. It’s so hard to pull off plaid without looking like you belong to a farm. Great inspo. x

    1. Thanks and I agree!

  9. I love plaid combined with leopard print…. vfery cool!!!!
    Have a great start of the new week doll!!!

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    1. thank! Oh I’m so glad you like it.

  10. Such a great post! Lpve plaid print! 🙂

    1. Thank you! I do too.

  11. Great looks! I especially like the first and third ones.

    – Sarah 🙂

    1. Thank you! These were fun to do, I love plaid this time of year.

  12. Plaids has been one of my favorite outfit. And you we’re right, plaid do really look chic and perfect this fall.

    Karen @

    1. Thank you! I just love plaid in the fall it’s so fitting the season.

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