Can you remember that a few years ago plaid pants were closely associated with the classic preppy style, being a part of the basic wardrobe and smart casual look? Women wore wool and tweed plaid pants in muted shades, combining them with a simple fitted black and brown jackets, white blouses, complementing the outfit with high heel pumps or men’s style shoes – quality leather oxfords and brogues.
Now if you look at pictures of plaid pants, presented on the runway Fall-Winter 2016-2017, you will be amazed by the multiplicity of cuts and fabrics, as well as the types and colors of the plaid print, which varies from small and subtle to bold and contrasting.
Main trends for modern women’s plaid pants:
- black and white checkerboard pattern;
- cropped plaid pants;
- pleated plaid pants;
- large plaid pattern;
- wide leg pants;
- basic warm shades.
What to wear with plaid pants:
- feminine blouses (silk, satin);
- simple men’s style shirts;
- basic unicolor tops and turtlenecks;
- other plaid clothes;
- warm chunky knit sweaters;
- faux fur jackets – to support the 70s vibe.