Blame it on the ‘90s resurgence or just plain comfort in familiarity, but we’re mad about plaid all over again. The timeless pattern keeps getting cooler, reworked in fresh color palettes, on-trend silhouettes, and seasonally appropriate textures. Just in time for fall, scroll down to shop 17 of our favorite checked pieces!
Free People Long and Lean Wool Overcoat ($348) in Blue Plaid
This punchy color combination is unexpected yet incredibly stylish.
Elizabeth and James Carine Studded Shirt ($295) in Grey
Subtle embellishments take this plaid button-down up a notch.
See by Chloe Pleat-Front Plaid Pencil Skirt ($235) in Grey
Pair this flattering skirt with a silk blouse for work.
Free People Sienna Oversized Plaid Scarf ($68) in Hearttro Red
A chunky plaid scarf is a cozy wardrobe staple come fall and winter.
Theory Café Lithe Shaggy Plaid Coat ($795) in Black-White
If you’re looking for an investment-worthy coat that will last for several seasons, look no further than this classic silhouette.
JOA Plaid Voluminous Sweatshirt ($75) in Black/White
A sweater disguised as a sweatshirt offers the best of both worlds.
Etoile Isabel Marant Plaid Lumber Jacket ($409)
Pair this slightly boxy jacket with sleek pieces to avoid channeling an actual lumberjack.
Free People Plaid Crinkle Trousers ($128) in Red Combo
These trousers will give any look a dash of on-trend ‘90s cool.
Equipment Abbot Silk Plaid Bomber Jacket ($318) in Pine Multi
Love Equipment’s button-downs? Then you’ll appreciate the brand’s silky bomber too.
Rails Hunter Button Down Shirt ($128) in Purple
Rails has quickly become the go-to label for slouchy plaid shirts, like this comfortable-looking version.
Rag & Bone Gayle Plaid Fit & Flare Dress ($595) in Green Gables
Pair this understated checked frock with a leather jacket for a little edge.
KENZO Neon Plaid Scarf ($452)
Kenzo’s take on the plaid scarf features an abstract yet decidedly cool print.
Line & Dot Keaton Trench Coat ($171) in Black
Swap out your beige trench for this equally versatile plaid version.
Paige Patched Jeans ($259)
Rock a classic denim-and-plaid combo with these perfectly slouchy jeans.
Free People Ashton Plaid and Suede Baseball Hat ($28) in Green Plaid
Add a touch of plaid to your off-duty looks with this patterned cap.
Thakoon Addition Wrap Skirt ($425)
Try wearing this unique wrap skirt with a shrunken blazer and t-shirt.