STYLE ADVICE OF THE WEEK: Vintage ‘n’ Clueless in Plaid

Style Advice of the Week

This week’s post is dedicated to all things vintage and thrifted. Lately, I’ve been paying close attention to dark neutrals, even for spring. Vintage Scottish inspired plaid prints are everywhere all of the sudden. You can still utilize plaid shirts in any season, and this popular print definitely reminds me of the Chanel pre-fall 2013 collection of light materials and Scottish plaid influences. This print seems to go back to the roots where plaid originated in the first place. I’m loving the clean lines of dark red, forest green and black. It’s very traditional and can be seen through many punk influences as well. For spring, plaid tucked into a maxi with some wedges or sandals can help you make use of the items you already have in your closet.

When I saw this perfect American Apparel circle skirt, I immediately thought of the movie Clueless. This plaid is definitely coming back in style and I love seeing Fashionistas and Fashionistos incorporate it in their wardrobe. Very ’90s and can definitely have a grunge look with the right accessories. If you’re into a more punk or bold look, the ASOS crop top looks great with leather, easily channeling Cher from Clueless. Topshop has a really cool pair of plaid leggings that can be heavily versatile. Plaid can be worn in any type of clothing or accessories. It all depends on how you want to style it or how bold you are willing to go. Work from small to large doses until you nailed the look you want.

This Fashionista wore her vintage plaid button-up with a forest green maxi, lace corset, vintage jewelry, circle glasses and oxfords. I loved her look and thought it cohesively flowed from the accessories to the outfit.


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