Once in a while, a trend appears on the runway, trickles down to your local mall, and then lodges itself firmly inside your brain. Now Trending is our weekly roundup of where to buy that look that’s been haunting you.
Like gingham, plaid is a seasonal pattern that comes back every year, so it’s easy to overlook the moments when it becomes an actual trend. But this fall, there are plenty of plaids that go beyond the typical lumberjack shirt. Take the high-low skirt seen at J.Crew’s fall 2017 presentation as proof that tartan can be exciting, and scroll down to shop some other fresh takes on the pattern.
Best Under $50 Pick
All this needs is a pair of high-waisted jeans and chic flats.
For the Office
The Well-Priced Blazer
If You Must Have a Plaid Shirt
The Investment Blazer
The Nerdy Option
The Two Trends-in-One Option
The Designer Version That's Actually Wearable
The Sexy Approach
If You Want the Runway Version IRL
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