How to Look Polished in Plaid This Winter

Wear It All Over
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Now that the temperatures have really dropped, it's time to start sporting the unofficial print of the season: plaid. The wintery pattern lends a regal touch to any ensemble and is a welcome alternative to an all black color palette. Not sure how to style it with your existing pieces? Below, four foolproof ways to incorporate plaid into your everyday wardrobe.

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Play With Pastels

Play With Pastels
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Rather than reaching for your standard colored plaid offerings, look for patterns in lighter hues. This pastel plaid coat certainly pops on a cold winter day.

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Wrap it Up

Wrap it Up
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Not only is a plaid blanket scarf warm and cozy, it elevates a jean and sneaker outfit combo.

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Get Bright

Get Bright
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Shocking pink, blue, and gold offer an unexpected take on this plaid pencil skirt. Keep the rest of your ensemble in neutral-colored hues.

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Wear It All Over

Wear It All Over
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The key to donning an all-plaid look is to keep your checks in the same color family. Simple black pumps are the perfect finishing touch.

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