First Look: Autumn Plaids

Theeeyrrr Back! Of course. Ever wonder why plaids disappear spring/summer and emerge come autumn?


Left: Plaid Wrap Collar Midi A-line Dress – Great office wear. Add colored shoes for subtle pizzazz. Polyester for transition. Collar and sash. ¾ Sleeves.  $52.69            

Center: WBCTW Maxi A-Line Red Plaid Maxi Dress – Round neck, slightly empire waist, full skirt. Cotton/wool. Almost to the floor. Hostress? $38.69 

Right: Veronica Beard Plaid Lark Dress – Designed in stretch-cotton/elastane= transitional, it features a plaid pattern, cap sleeves and button front. Lined bodice. Invisible back zipper with baby hook and eye. Non-functional front buttons. Sale $165.00

Not Shown: Calvin Klein Embroidered Plaid Sheath Dress $129.99

Not Shown: Allie Sleeveless Plaid Jumpsuit by Heartlooom $138.00 

Black/White/Blue Blouses Updated

Left: Paige Amalfi Houndstooth Shirt – Finished looking despite being untucked. Notched band collar, V-neck, long sleeves, button cuffs. Ruffle-trimmed neckline and cuffs, button front closure. High/low rounded hem. Rayon. $179.00 

Center: Finn and Grace Glen Plaid Bell Sleeve Top – Right with skirts or slacks. Crewneck,three-quarter bell sleeves. Side slits, glen plaid, pullover style. Polyester/rayon/spandex. $68.00                                              

Right: Stelen Katrina Plaid Twist Shirt – Wear with skinny pants or leggings for lengthening. Plaid button-up with pointed collar; full button placket. Twisted detail at waist creates drape. Long sleeves with single-button closure. Polyester/spandex. $68.00 

Alternate Tops

Left: McClair Plaid Off the Shoulder Jacket by Theory (I call it a blouse) – Torso hugging flattering. Very contemporary. Zipper front closure. Off-the-shoulder neck. Long sleeves. Front welt pockets. Polyamide/viscose/ elastane. $495.00                        

Center: Aqua Plaid Vest – long and slimming. Peak lapels, sleeveless, open-front silhouette. Double-breasted front button detail. Four button detail concealed under shawl collar. Side slits, allover glen plaid pattern, lined Polyester/cotton; lining: polyester. $sale $49.98                                                                   

Right: Lucy Paris Plaid Blouson Body Suit – Attractive and convenient. A good travel item. Crossover V-neck, long semi-sheer puffed sleeves. Button cuffs, blouson bodice, contrast mesh brief. Snap closures at gusset, allover plaid print, lined at bodice. Self & lining: polyester; contrast: polyamide/spandex. Machine washable. $68.00

Not Shown – Farrow Emm Sleeve Tie Top –red plaid sale $17.99 

Akris punto Turtleneck Long-Sleeve Check Cashmere-Blend Sweater $895.00 


Left: Farrow Jeanne Belted Pant – Clean line, but not without detail. Classic. High rise. Zipper fly with self-belt at waist. Front slash pockets with flap detail. Back welt pocket details. Slim straight leg. Unlined cotton/spandex. Sale $62.99                                     

Center: Sandro Pleated Plaid Midi Wrap Skirt – Good looking, somewhat traditional. Designed for a slim fit. Front-button closure, attached adjustable D-ring belt. Wrap silhouette, allover plaid print and pleats. Midi length, front sheer drape detail, lined. Self & lining: polyester. $400.00

Right: Tiger Mist Pearl Plaid Skinny Pants – Great color for those with flair. Exposed zipper fly. Mock front zip pockets, back waist darts. Skinny silhouette, allover plaid pattern. $89.00

Not Shown: Luca Plaid Wide Leg Crop Pants $138.00 


Left: Mara Hoffman Plaid Skirt – A perfect at-home item. Entertain with panache.  Original color .Machine washable cotton. Button front easy. Side slanted pockets. $395.00                                                                                              

Right: Anthropologie Rails Hunter Plaid Shirt – Great color. Rayon, front patch pocket shirt. Machine washable. A go-to wardrobe item. $158.00 

The items featured in this article have been chosen by the editors of Woman Around Town simply because we like them and think you may, too. No advertising fees have been paid to Woman Around Town for this article.