Friday, January 27

How to style a plaid shirt

My favorite piece of clothing this winter has got to be my red plaid shirt. Not only is red a power color that adds instant cheer to a grey winter's day, it's also super versatile - it can be layered, worn open with a basic Tee, worn buttoned up with a blazer or tucked inside a skirt like a blouse! I was going to show you an actual outfit post, but alas, four weeks of being ill does not make for a pretty face. I am getting better though, finally. Below are my two favorite ways of styling a plaid shirt.

1. Casual style

Layered with a basic white Tshirt, top two buttons unbuttoned, underneath a sweater is the version that I wear most. It's comfortable, so it's great for work, yet still looks pulled together. I can always lose the sweater if I feel too warm (which I rarely do!).

red plaid shirt - casual



2. Chic style

Have you ever considered combining a plaid with lace? This outfit has an edgy vibe that I love! The shirt looks best buttoned up and tucked inside the skirt. Add some fun accessories, like a vegan quilted bag, chunky necklace and headband!  

red plaid shirt - chic



Do you own a plaid shirt? Btw, the plaid shirt shown above is way over my budget - mine is from Uniqlo, which I got for a reasonable price, and which is just as soft and comfortable :)

Happy Friday!
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10 comments:

  1. Hallo liebe Duni,
    Du beweist immer Geschmack und alle Teile passen gut zusammen. Ich mag solche karierten Hemden leider gar nicht...
    Viele liebe Grüße, Synnöve

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  2. Plaid shirts are so versatile! Personally, I tend to style them more casually, but your chic outfit is so cute, too!

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  3. I hope you are doing better Duni. :) Plaid shirts are definitely a must have. They are fun to dress around.

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  4. I like those ideas! I don't have a plaid shirt but I should get one! I hope you're feeling better. I think of you often. Sending hugs and purrs.

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    1. Thank you so much, Sharla! I'm doing better, but it's slow going. sigh.

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  5. I'm wearing a nearly identical grey sweater. ;) You can't go wrong with any of your choices, all classics.

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  6. I don't have a plaid shirt but I like them. Everything in that first picture works for me

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  7. so glad to hear you are feeling better!

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  8. Really cute, I could make similar outfits from clothes I already have in my closet.

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  9. I have always been on the casual side. Can't remember the last time I wore a real skirt haha Love the chucks and the denim pants!

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