Stay on top of trends this fall by adding some on trend tartan buys to your wardrobe. While tartan (aka plaid) can give off a heritage vibe, the key to making it work this season is to give it a more contemporary twist. Tartan this fall is less posh and more punk. Look out for unexpected ways to add tartan to your wardrobe and team your tartan pieces with sleek and edgy accessories. Take a look at these on trend tartan buys that you could add to your fall wardrobe.
1 Tartan Dress
Make a statement in a tartan dress this fall. When it comes to on trend tartan buys like dresses, there are many different angles you could work. A retro inspired dress would be great for working a polished look, but a dress with a relaxed cut is perfect for working a more contemporary look. This tartan dress by Preen Line is very pricey at $555 but you can find more budget friendly buys at stores like ASOS and Forever 21.
2 Tartan T-shirt
An easy way to wear tartan this fall is in t-shirt form. This t-shirt by McQ Alexander McQueen is made from fine jersey and would look great teamed with casual outfit of jeans and brogues. But if you’re going to spend $265 on a t-shirt you’re going to want to bring it out for special occasions so you could also style it up with a full skirt and heels. You don’t have to drop the designer dollars to work this trend either, with stores like Topshop offering up similar, more affordable tartan tees.
3 Tartan Pullover
Here, the simple grey pullover has been given a tartan update. This casual pullover from Forever 21 features contrasting tartan sleeves. It costs around $20 and you could easily pair it with it with ripped skinny jeans, ankle boots, and a slouchy ribbed beanie for a streetwear-inspired look.
4 Tartan Cigarette Trousers
Tartan trousers will have you pulling off preppy chic in no time at all. These Topshop tailored trousers will set you back around $100 and would look great teamed with a long-sleeved black top and patent shoes. You can also try Urban Outfitters and Forever 21 for similar, more affordable tartan trousers.
5 Tartan Skirt
Tartan skirts are another stylish option this fall. There are many different ways you could go with a tartan skirt – mini skirts are great for working a contemporary punk rock look, while fuller midi skirts can be seen as more ladylike. Team this MSGM skirt with a leather jacket and pumps for something chic, or dress it down with a cropped sweater, ankle boots, and a beanie for a more grunge look. You can also check out ASOS for a great range of tartan skirts this fall.
6 Tartan Blouse
Work a polished look in a tartan blouse this fall. You could easily style it up or down, depending on the occasion. Wear this Zara blouse with a pencil skirt and pumps for an office-friendly look or with leather-look trousers and patent shoes for a cool and contemporary take on the trend.
7 Tartan Blazer
Update your fall outfit in an instant by throwing on a tartan blazer or jacket. This Moschino Cheap and Chic blazer features a tradition tartan pattern and comes with cool contrasting black sleeves. It is extremely pricey at over $700 but you can check out ASOS and Urban Outfitters for more affordable tartan jackets.
8 Tartan Duffel Bag
Add a subtle tartan touch to your outfit with a tartan bag. This cute mini duffel bag from Topshop features a blue and green tartan pattern. It also has leather-look trims and silver metal hardware. If you like the look of this bag you can make it yours for $60.
9 Tartan Heels
Make a statement this season with some tartan shoes. They’re a fun way to work the trend. These Lucy Choi London heels will set you back around $200 and you can grab yourself a pair from My-Wardrobe.com.
Insert some tartan into your wardrobe with these on trend tartan buys. What are your thoughts on tartan as a big trend for fall? Which of these, if any, would you like to add to your wardrobes this season?