Plaid for winter

Plaid is the perfect pattern for winter. Designers like Burberry and Monse have had a keen interest in plaid and have showcased the trend in their A/W collections. You can find the pattern on skirts, pants, shirts, dresses and even shoes.  Here are some ways you can wear this trend.

Look 1


To make a plaid midi skirt look trendy and chic, p air it with a plain long sleeve top, leggings ,a biker jacket/leather jacket and ankle boots. A hat is optional.

Paige Smith long sleeve tie detail bodysuit black: R399, Zando

Check midi skirt: R189, Mr Price

Ponte Leggings: From R299, Woolworths

Isla biker jacket: R1299, Forever New

Bakerboy hat: R225, Next

Black diamante back block heel ankle boots: R857, BAY-ONE

 Look 2

This skirt look can be achieved by putting together a plaid skirt and a red top to add a pop of colour. Add stiletto point boots to this outfit.

Slick ruffle long sleeve top red: R699, Zando

Tie Waist & Pocket Skirt: R1105, BAY-ONE

Maddy OTK stiletto point boots: R1199, Forever New

Look 3

A plaid shirt is a staple item that you need if you want to follow this trend. Pair the shirt with black jeans an tan coloured ankle boots.

Abercrombie & Fitch black plaid shirt: R1094, Next

Tube Jeans: R179, Mr Price

Urban zone ankle boots tan: R599, Zando

Look 4

Plaid shoes are a unique item for this trend. Use red as a pop of colour for this outfit and pair it with plain black jeans.

Long Sleeve Top: R99, Mr Price

Carla high rise jegging: R699, Forever New

Pure collection Toccato textured poncho: R1414, Next

You & I military beret Marsala: R249, Zando

Plaid lace up ankle boot: R249, Mr Price



Mr Price: 0800 212 535

Zando: 081 192 0375



Forever New: 011 883 4585

Woolworths: (011) 290-1011

 For more winter fashion trends, check out Riverdale’s Camila Mendes keeps it trendy on-screen and off-screen

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My name is Biatar Khumalo-Slabbert. I am a fashion intern at People magazine and I write fashion articles and assist at photoshoots. I am a creative young woman whose interests lie in fashion styling, fashion photography, analyzing trends and creating mood boards. I hope to expand my skills and knowledge in all of the above in order to reach my ultimate goal of working as a stylist in the entertainment industry - both locally and internationally. As part of this journey, I would like to showcase the creativity that South Africans and Africans generally bring to fashion content production. My journey has just started. I have so much to learn and experience and I am so excited to see what the fashion world has in store for me.