Professional Plaid

While plaid is often synonymous with casual style, with appropriate styling you can incorporate this trend into a workplace-appropriate outfit.

work plaid

When styling a plaid top for the office, the key is to create a sleek silhouette with clean lines by:

  • Pairing your plaid top with a simple, crisp piece on the bottom such as a pencil skirt or trousers.
  • Tucking your top into the waistband of your skirt or pants for a chic, buttoned up look.
  • Pulling colors from the plaid pattern and incorporating them into your accessories. For example, we styled the above outfit with pumps that compliment the burgundy stripes in the plaid pattern.
  • Focusing on a single piece of statement jewelry, like a bold necklace or a stack of bracelets. For extra style points, match the metal of your jewelry with the hardware of your bag.

Colibri Plaid Printed Tab-Sleeve Shirt ($48)
Jada Textured Pencil Skirt ($58)
Gwen Abstract Shapes Necklace ($36)

For extra warmth, here are some layering suggestions that will keep your outfit business chic:

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14 Comments

  1. Hi Brittany, I love the plaid top is there a way I can get that included in my next fix, set for delivery next week. Kind of short notice! Thanks!!!
    Colibri Plaid Printed Tab-Sleeve Shirt ($48)

    • Hi Monica! Happy to hear that you loved this piece! Looks like your Fix is already packed and ready to send out. For the next time, please take a peek at this post in which we explain how to make requests! XOXO

  2. I think my comment got deleted! :( I wanted to say, I love the shoes that you guys include with your styled outfits – is there a way to find out where they all are from, or can you start posting the brand/style names?

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