Plaid is one of the more trickier patterns to wear.
You can easily stray into Dorothy Gale territory, or even worse, picnic blanket status. However, Victoria Justice did it right at the Nylon x BCBGeneration Young Hollywood party last night in Hollywood.
Wearing a grey plaid in a sheer fabric made it the perfect summer dress. Accessorized with a leather belt that cinched her waist and a hot pink clutch, the look was anything but ‘Wizard of Oz.’ Plaid can be a fun print to incorporate into your wardrobe, but when it comes to shopping, it is important to follow these rules.
When shopping for a plaid shirt, make sure the color complements your skin tone, and always go with a fitted style. Oversized plaid shirts will make you look like a lumberjack. And when it comes to plaid tops, pair the look with something feminine to avoid those Paul Bunyan comparisons. A fun leather mini skirt, or even dark denim jeans, just make sure you add a fun necklace to complete the look.
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