With a sexy silhouette, Clooney reinvents the office-appropriate pattern. 

By Alicia Brunker
Updated May 13, 2019 @ 8:45 am
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Amal Clooney has upped the style stakes for a third time in a week, and her latest outfit is working overtime to revive plaid's sleepy reputation.

Typically reserved for the office or school, the checkered pattern isn't always a first choice when it comes to date night attire, but Amal turned that mindset on its head while stepping out for a romantic dinner with George in Rome, Italy on Sunday evening. Wearing plaid Prabal Gurung separates, the human rights lawyer proved gingham can be sexy given the right silhouette.

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Her outfit's asymmetrical peplum top featured sheer black lace on one shoulder and outlined a cascade of fabric down her side. Meanwhile, a pair of matching flare-leg trousers elongated her long legs.

Clooney accessorized with a gold chainmail clutch, blush pointed-toe heels, and her giant diamond wedding ring. Per usual, her hair was styled in a voluminous blowout and she kept her makeup minimal with the exception of a deep berry lip.

The best part about Amal's date night look? It can easily be toned down for the workweek. By adding a white button-down underneath or a throwing a structured jacket over her top, the bold ensemble transforms into an appropriate option for the courtroom.

Even Amal's outfits pull a double shift.