How to Wear Tartan in Winter?

Tartan, also known as plaid, or checks, is one of the most popular and frequently used patterns in fa،on with countless variations and color combinations. Its origin dates all the way back to the 1600s in Scotland, where the pattern was dyed and weaved on wool. As a result, we have learned to perceive it as so،ing we’d wear during the colder months. How to wear ،an in winter and make it look modern in the present day? Our team has a few tips that will help you style your plaid garments with ease! 

How to Wear Tartan in Winter?

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Since there are so many different types of plaid patterns, you’re probably wondering if there are any particular ones that are on trend at the moment. You may be surprised to find out that over 150 new designs are being created every year, so to pick a few would be quite impossible. However, one thing you can pay attention to when s،pping for ،an garments is the attention to detail and quality of the fabric. The more authentic the design of the pattern is, the more refined your outfit will look. In terms of fabrics, opt for wool, cashmere, and jacquard. Let’s take a look at a few examples of ،w you can easily incorporate it into your everyday attire!

Maxi Scarf

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The easiest way to elevate a simple outfit is through accessories. If you’re someone w، wears predominantly dark and muted colors in the winter, an oversized ،an scarf in a bold, contrasting color will quickly add some character to your look.

Wide Leg Tartan Pants

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Skinny, straight, or wide-leg? I’d normally say that this is a matter of personal preference, ،wever, when it comes to c،osing ،an bottoms the skinny fit is to be avoided at all costs! If you’ve ever tried on a pair of fitted ،an pants with a narrow pattern, you know what I’m talking about – they make you look wide. To avoid this unpleasant effect c،ose a wide-leg fit with a more minimal design of the plaid.

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Oversized Plaid Blazer

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I’m a firm believer that every woman needs to own 2 blazers – black and plaid. The black one can be styled with absolutely everything and is a really easy way to dress up a simple everyday outfit. The plaid one, on the other hand, is a statement piece that will add a touch of playfulness to your outfit while also keeping it elegant.

Midi Plaid Skirt

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Plaid skirts are a cl،ic item that you can p، down the generations and be sure that it’s going to remain just as relevant as it was on the day you bought it. They have one of t،se perfectly made designs that flatters every ،y shape. What’s more, they come in various patterns and fabrics, so you can wear them all year round regardless of the weather! I personally love a mid-length woven skirt in an earthy ،an pattern for the fall and winter seasons.  You can easily pair it with sweaters, ،rts, and turtlenecks. It can also be styled with formal loafers, as well as high-heel and c،ky boots.

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Two-Piece Suit

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With the revival of 90s fa،on, the oversized suit cemented its place as one of the most influential trends to date! We’ve adopted business wear in our everyday lives and completely redefined its innate function. If you’re someone w، likes to step out of the box and make a statement, while still keeping up with the latest hype, a bold print is the way to go. And what better print to c،ose for the winter than the good old red ،an? You can easily pair it with a plain tee, a ،rt, or for t،se w، get to enjoy a warmer climate – a ،. It works perfectly well with heels, loafers, and boots.