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Leaving her home in London, the British model showcased her signature tomboy sensibility in Vivienne Westwood Multicolor Tartan Trousers ($580) which she paired with a slouchy knit beanie and Giuseppe Zanotti sneakers.
Vogue Australia Fashion Editor Christine Centenera doubled up on the trend with a Celine turtleneck and skirt and earned bonus points for styling the look with leopard heels.
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While celebrating her new role as Piperlime’s September guest editor in NYC, Jessica Alba paired Skies Are Blue’s Short Sleeve Plaid Button Down ($69) with J Brand’s Maria High-Rise Skinny Jeans ($216) in Veruca, Clare Vivier’s Flat Clutch Supreme ($195) in Leopard, and Sam Edelman’s Desiree Pumps ($130) in Everest. The verdict? Plaid and leopard make a surprisingly good couple!
For a lunch date with friends, the fashion mogul took a page from the ‘90s grunge handbook and tied a plaid shirt around her waist, upping the cool factor of her low-key look.
The DJ embraced the sweeter side of fall—and today’s trend—at the Topshop Unique S/S 14 show in London, wearing the brand’s Check Chiffon Midi Kilt ($96) and a mint green sweater.
The model kept it feminine and polished at the Milly by Michelle Smith S/S 14 show in New York with a plaid midi skirt she scored from Aubergine Vintage along with a a J.Crew sweater, Anndra Neen bag, and Suno heels.
Spotted at the Vivienne Westwood S/S 14 show in London earlier this week, the actress kept her Vivienne Westwood Short Purple Tartan Skirt ($300) center stage with a crisp white button up and muted Leather Jacket ($1320, 323.951.0021) from the designer’s Anglomania collection.
Prefer a subtler take? Follow the lead of this stylish model and incorporate a plaid scarf into your cold weather rotation.
Business in the front, party in the back. Rihanna paired her Manolo Blahnik heels and Dries van Noten coat with a contrasting sheer back panel with a baseball cap that put a 90’s fly girl spin on the ensemble.
Diane Kruger opted for an elevated take on the trend at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s annual luncheon in Los Angeles last month with this Carven dress from the Resort 14 collection, which she wore with Stuart Weitzman sandals.
Tartan Long Billfold Wallet ($245)
Checked Trousers ($60)
Laboratoire Coat ($298)
Plaid Socks ($20)
Blue Rosi Plaid Show Tote ($530)
Openweave Scarf ($58)
Thelma Radio Top ($495)
Woodstock Shorts ($101)
Tartan Felt Skirt ($312)
Day Dreaming Plaid Loafers ($185)
Belted Plaid Dress ($547)