The temperatures are cooling off and it is time for us to update our closets with thicker textile outfits. Plaid and tartan are clearly the trend for this fall and winter seasons and there are many options to wear and pair them with various type of fabrics. The two terms, plaid and tartan, are often mixed so just for your information, tartan is actually a type of plaid woven in wool. Tartan and plaid can give to your style an edgy and laidback look or also a chic and elegant touch. Whether the print is used on a skirt, a dress, a coat or a pair of pants, the choices of tartan print styles are just as wide as the colors used. Usually black is the main component of the checkered print. Green, red or blue are also some hues usually added to it but the list does not stop there.
So ladies don’t be afraid of the heavy look of the tartan print and its Scottish style, Kontrol Magazine is here to give you some advice about how to wear it, what to pair it with and where to wear it.
Plaid paired with plain colors:
Discrete and elegant, this wool flannel coat is perfect outerwear for your working hours
With a plain white shirt and black pants, this shirtdress is ideal for the office also.
The shirtdress can even be worn under a plain blazer and a pleated skirt.
Plaid paired with other prints and textures:
Add a long printed blouse to your long V-neck plaid pullover for a more one of a kind look.
Plaid only = plaid beauty
Plaid on plaid trend is a more dare to wear look, yet not prohibited.
More prominent, the black and red plaid look can be more eye catching and even too much to some people. However, if you love it, go for it!
So what are your thoughts about plaid? Do you like it? How would you wear it?