Five Ways To Wear Plaid And Still Look Polished

1. Wear a tartan skirt.

Whether you decide on a flippy mini or slim pencil style, plaid skirts skew way too prep school for a Cobain vibe. To avoid looking too prim and proper, though, mix it with something slightly tomboy, like an leather bomber or boxy cable knit.

Digital Writer

Covered in safety pins and grommets like one of Westwood's punk devotees; with a Cher Horowitz-inspired pleated mini skirt, tucked under a collegiate blazer—the ways to wear plaid go far beyond grunge. If you aren't feeling this season's Nirvana-era trend, click through the slideshow above for five more polished alternatives.


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