10 Chic Ways to Wear a Plaid Shirt Every Day

Trends should never be one-size-fits-all—not literally and certainly not in execution. Thankfully, plaid is one of those seasonless, timeless trends with endless styling possibilities. And thanks to our favorite street style looks, learning how to wear plaid is as easy as it gets.

Be it a classic button-down flannel or a more forward silhouette, the style can be worn in myriad ways. For instance, checkered shells can be layered under a corset top, or a flannel in a heavier fabric can double as a jacket, and '90s fans will be happy to know the tied-around-your-waist trick is still going strong. These just scratch the surface.

Ahead, take a look at 10 ways the sometimes punk, sometimes preppy pattern can be worn right now. Then shop some of our favorite plaid pieces.