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about 3 years ago

Unless you've been hiding under a rock, you've probably noticed the undeniable rise of the plaid. However, this trend is no fad and I think we should all be taking it as seriously as Cher Horowitz. If you know, you know.

Summer Cuties


I am personally working on the growth of my summer plaid mini dress collection and sincerely advise everyone to do the same.

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Topshop Plaid Knot Front Minidress
TOPSHOP
Plaid Knot Front Minidress
2
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Rag & Bone Tahoe Sleeveless Checkered-Print Dress
RAG & BONE
Tahoe Sleeveless Checkered-Print Dress
13
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Diane Von Furstenberg V-neck contrast-skirt wrap dress
DIANE VON FURSTENBERG
V-neck contrast-skirt wrap dress
13
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Diane Von Furstenberg Cinch Waist Mini Dress
DIANE VON FURSTENBERG
Cinch Waist Mini Dress
9

I would pair this 90's style midi with a fitted white tee and trainers for laid-back, off-duty style.




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Vince Plaid V-Neck Slip Midi Dress
VINCE
Plaid V-Neck Slip Midi Dress
15
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James Perse Women's Cotton Jersey T-Shirt
JAMES PERSE
Women's Cotton Jersey T-Shirt
1

Keep It Short


A plaid shirt is the print in it's most authentic sense. A plaid shirt-dress, however, keeps the look fresh and teamed with on-trend mules and sunnies or over-the-knee boots in the evening, it can be dressed up or down.

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Brooks Brothers Cotton Plaid Shirt Dress
BROOKS BROTHERS
Cotton Plaid Shirt Dress
7
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Derek Lam Plaid Shirt Dress
DEREK LAM
Plaid Shirt Dress
7
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Brooks Brothers Tartan Cotton Poplin Shirt Dress
BROOKS BROTHERS
Tartan Cotton Poplin Shirt Dress
7
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Derek Lam Plaid Button Down
DEREK LAM
Plaid Button Down
5

Make It Work For Work


I love the cuteness of a plaid outfit at the office. Keep it girly with a fitted dress and pair with classic courts.

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Banana Republic Plaid Bi-Stretch Wrap Dress
BANANA REPUBLIC
Plaid Bi-Stretch Wrap Dress
4
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Banana Republic Plaid Bi-Stretch Racer-Neck Sheath Dress
BANANA REPUBLIC
Plaid Bi-Stretch Racer-Neck Sheath Dress
11
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ELLEN TRACY Women's Plaid Tshirt Dress
ELLEN TRACY
Women's Plaid Tshirt Dress
2
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Topshop Plaid A-Line Pinafore Dress
TOPSHOP
Plaid A-Line Pinafore Dress
4

Balmain showing us exactly how it's done.

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Balmain Tweed Knit Fringed Plaid Dress
BALMAIN
Tweed Knit Fringed Plaid Dress
1

Statement Pants


I love making a statement in a plaid pant. They could easily be workwear with simple court shoes, but style them with platform trainers and a tee and they're perfect for the weekend.

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Sanctuary Plaid Ponte-Knit Capri Leggings
SANCTUARY
Plaid Ponte-Knit Capri Leggings
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Sonia Rykiel Alpaca-Wool Glen Plaid Pants
SONIA RYKIEL
Alpaca-Wool Glen Plaid Pants
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Maje Puya Plaid Pants
MAJE
Puya Plaid Pants

Take It Up A Notch


If you prefer a skirt to a trouser, you won't be disappointed with these picks. Team them with strappy heels and a bodysuit for a real blogger vibe.

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Derek Lam Wool Blend Wrap Skirt
DEREK LAM
Wool Blend Wrap Skirt
14
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J.Crew Ruffle mini skirt in houndstooth
J.CREW
Ruffle mini skirt in houndstooth
10
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Maje Joxy Mixed Plaid Mini Skirt
MAJE
Joxy Mixed Plaid Mini Skirt
3
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Sanctuary Siena Blanket Skirt
SANCTUARY
Siena Blanket Skirt
2

This monochrome pair are my faves. Keeping it simple with black and white checks means you can experiment with a bright top and accessories.

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J.Crew Pistachio Gingham Cotton Poplin Ruffle Skirt (Regular & Petite)
J.CREW
Pistachio Gingham Cotton Poplin Ruffle Skirt (Regular & Petite)
8
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Alice + Olivia Nisa Skirt
ALICE + OLIVIA
Nisa Skirt
2

Gucci Gucci Gucci


Taking Scottish vibes to the next level, this Gucci skirt is unbelievably chic. Styled with a crisp white shirt and delicate heels, I'm obsessed with this look.

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Gucci Tartan wool skirt
GUCCI
Tartan wool skirt
6

Here's a couple more plaid midi skirts to get your juices going.

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BCBG MAX AZRIA
$198.00 $46.90
13
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PHILOSOPHY
$108.00 $16.75
3
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Milly Asymmetrical Ruffle Hem Skirt
MILLY
Asymmetrical Ruffle Hem Skirt
2

Blazers are huge right now. Blend the 2 trends and throw a plaid blazer over high-waisted boyfriend jeans and a simple tee.

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Veronica Beard Beacon Double-Breasted Plaid Blazer
VERONICA BEARD
Beacon Double-Breasted Plaid Blazer
2
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Tory Burch Holt Windowpane Blazer
TORY BURCH
Holt Windowpane Blazer
1
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Rag & Bone Rona Two-Button Plaid Wool Blazer
RAG & BONE
Rona Two-Button Plaid Wool Blazer
5
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Stella McCartney Olivia double-breasted checked blazer
STELLA MCCARTNEY
Olivia double-breasted checked blazer
3

Top It Off


You can add a little plaid to a simple outfit with the pop of a plaid top or blouse. Add some extra ruffle details to keep it super on-trend.

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Topshop Check Peplum Blouse
TOPSHOP
Check Peplum Blouse
10
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Alice + Olivia Garland Sleeveless Mock-Neck Top
ALICE + OLIVIA
Alice + Olivia Garland Sleeveless Mock-Neck Top
13
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LOFT Plaid Flounce Off The Shoulder Top
LOFT
Plaid Flounce Off The Shoulder Top
8
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3.1 Phillip Lim Short-Sleeve Boxy Surf Plaid Top
3.1 PHILLIP LIM
Short-Sleeve Boxy Surf Plaid Top
2

This crop from Alice + Olivia is sooooo cute. I would pair with leather culottes or even a chic wrap skirt and sky high heels.

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Alice + Olivia Orten Cupped Plaid Bustier Crop Top
ALICE + OLIVIA
Alice + Olivia Orten Cupped Plaid Bustier Crop Top
6

Holiday Prep


If you're heading away this summer, the plaid trend really wants to come with you. It's a sophisticated print, so why not pair it with a sophisticated all-in-one.

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J.Crew Gingham Strapless One-Piece Swimsuit
J.CREW
Gingham Strapless One-Piece Swimsuit
3
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Tularosa Tawney One Piece
TULAROSA
Tawney One Piece
1
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J.Crew Tie Shoulder One-Piece Swimsuit
J.CREW
Tie Shoulder One-Piece Swimsuit
1
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6 Shore Road One-Piece Gingham Swimsuit
6 SHORE ROAD
One-Piece Gingham Swimsuit

Last Minute...


Don't forget that accessories are totally included in this trend. I love adding a little plaid or check bag to a simple monochrome look.

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Diane Von Furstenberg Printed Origami Wristlet
DIANE VON FURSTENBERG
Printed Origami Wristlet
6
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BROOKS BROTHERS
$128.00 $76.80
12

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