Style Spy: How to Wear Plaid Like a Pro

Here are six ways to incorporate the preppy pattern into your wardrobe this fall.



Plaid pairing

The pattern on this shirt is subtle enough that it won’t overpower other prints in your outfit, like animal. Meow.
Shown with black floppy hat, $19; Caroline Hill chunky knit scarf, $60; and Caroline Hill leopard clutch, $30.

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Super soft plaid knotted shirt, $36 at First & Little Boutique.
25 W. Main St., Middletown • 562-8976



Twice as Nice

Is it a parka? Is it a poncho? Either way, it’s just fabulous.

BB Dakota Parka/Poncho coat, $119 at Bloom.
165 E. Main St., Newark • 454-7266
1725 Delaware Ave., Wilmington • 510-4990

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This lightweight coat is perfect for those days when there’s a chill in the air but you’re not quite ready to break out your winter duds.

Brooke Coat in Edimburg fringes by Vilagallo, $312 at No. 109 Shop.
109 W. State St., Kennett Square • (610) 925-0109


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Mad for Plaid

This is not your average sheath dress! The subtle plaid pattern is figure flattering and the puff sleeves add a feminine flair.

Westwick Dress by Amanda Uprichard, $194 at Peter Kate.
2303 Concord Pike, Wilmington • 656-7463



Retro Rebirth

These fresh ankle crop pants will give your work wardrobe an added boost thanks to the racing stripes on the side and just the right amount of stretch.

The Insider Ankle in Happy People Read and Drink Coffee by MOTHER, $248 at Trudy
1801 Delaware Ave., Wilmington • 516-7406



Tie One On

Throw on this relaxed fit plaid print top with tie front and a split panel detail for stylish twist on the classic jeans-and-T-shirt look.

Plaid Ti Top, $52 at Indigo Bleu.
830 Kings Hwy., Lewes • 703-7715

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