Back to School Style in Plaid !

    It’s time to channel some Clueless school vibes as the Back to School Style is trending majorly currently. Fall 2013 is the season of the schoolgirl as plaid sweeps the season’s fabric popularity stakes. So for my Back to School styling aka Alicia Silverstone in Clueless I paired a blue plaid shirt knotted up with a black faux leather skater skirt (worn in a previous post ) and a pair of black ankle booties. Carelessly tying up your shirts is it the coolest and most carefree trend of the moment. This is honestly my favorite default look, comfy, trendy, practical and pretty cool.

    I used very hippy grunge girl jewelry like this brown rope & feather necklace, some colourful hand beads and my oxidized double finger leaf ring. I wore my blue mirrored Sunnies and carried this black quilted cute girly bagPlaid Shirt & Leather Skater Skirt
   Plaid Shirt & Leather Skater Skirt
Plaid Shirt & Leather Skater Skirt
The Plaid Trend  
    Plaid has made a comeback in a major way. This classic print never goes out of style! Plaid is a classic print that reminds us of high school uniforms, but tartans are not just for school uniforms and celebrities. Plaid shirts are a universal wardrobe staple. They’re versatile, comfortable and chic. Plaid shirts are the obvious call for casual engagements and make an effortlessly chic statement.

 

Tips for wearing Plaid
    • The general rule in wearing plaid: pair it with a solid color. Black will always look good with all colors and types of plaid. With black, plaid becomes the focal point of your entire outfit. Stick with the general rule. Plaid + Solid color = effortlessly stylish!
    • Mix a Plaid Shirt with a delicate and girly texture like feathers or skater skirts. When paired with cute skirts and full on frocks it will offer you a schoolgirl chic aura that will be hard to ignore.
  • Wear it as a blouse with a statement necklace, a cute bag or a backpack and a pair of booties or sandals to a dress it up.
Blue Plaid Shirt & Leather Skater Skirt
Blue Plaid Shirt & Leather Skater Skirt
Blue Plaid Shirt & Leather Skater Skirt
Blue Plaid Shirt & Leather Skater Skirt
   A closer look at my hippy college girl style accessories, like brown rope & feather necklace, colourful hand beads and this grunge oxidized double finger leaf ring.
Blue Plaid Shirt, Feather Necklace, Hand Beads
Hand Beads & Black Quilted Bag
    I carried this cute girly black suede quilted bag with a gold lock on it and wore my favourite black ankle boots with the metal plated heels.
Ankle Boots & Black Quilted Bag
                 
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  • Blue plaid shirt  – AMERICAN EAGLE ( buy here )
  • Black skater skirt – FOREVER 21 ( similar here )
  • Black ankle booties – H&M ( buy here )
  • Brown rope & feather necklace – BERSHKA
  • Colourful hand beads – ALDO
  • Double finger leaf ring – H&M
  • Blue mirrored Sunnies – RAYBAN
  • Black quilted bag – CLAIRE’S
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