Tartan or Plaid!!

However you describe it there is plenty of it this season so why not give it ago. I personally love it, it adds a rich textured look to any outfit. Team a plaid skirt with a plain wool jumper and you a classic but interesting outfit.

If you are going to wear a dress make sure you wear it with  edgy ankle boots to stop the outfit looking too twee. Looking young for your age is always good but looking like a five year old isn’t quite so cool.

A shirt with jeans is always a good way to wear the look but be careful not to channel a lumberjack so team with skinnies and ankle boots.

This Red Valentino dress was the piece that sparked my interest this morning, I think it is gorgeous but it needs a pair of serious ankle boots to keep it edgy.

Red Valentino Plaid & Tulle Dress £595 www.netaporter.com

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Checked Combination Blouse £25.99 www.zara.com

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Checked Shirt with Contrast Collar £25.99 www.zara.com

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Enzyme Checked Smock Dress £36 www.topshop.com

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Floral Crochet Shirt £29 www.topshop.com

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Equipment Plaid Silk Shirt £297 www.matchesfashion.com

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O’2nd Plaid Pleated Midi Skirt £388 www.mywardrobe.com

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Ganni Mother of Pearl Checked Coat £325 www.mywardrobe.com

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