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Plaid, White and Blue

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As we make our way into a new school year, the weather still holds warm and bright. Back to school activities and events take over campus to welcome students back to school. Whether it’s ice breakers to lighten the mood or outdoor games and BBQs to take advantage of the warm weather.

With the new school year, comes new clothing and new styles and ways to express yourself. So why not let the perfect time be at one of these back to school events?

Plaid is definitely a hot pattern this fall season. Whether you’re shopping at the mall, department stores or cute little boutiques. They all seem to have colorful plaid stocked on their shelves for the autumn season. The perfect thing about the pattern is that it can be worn in so many different ways. Whether you want to wear it with a pair of dark skinny jeans, tuck it in to a high-waisted skirt, layer it up with a sweater or dress it up with a pair of white pants and heels.

Since I was going to be outdoors for a BBQ and the weather was going to be a bit chilly, around the late 60s, I decided to layer up my boyfriend style plaid shirt with a cute blue sweater. I decided to go for the “preppy look” and have the plaid shirt peek a bit at the end of the sleeves. I also wore dark skinny jeans and a pair of Sperry’s to complete the look. For my accessories, I kept them simple as to not distract from the plaid pattern. I simply wore my rose gold watch and a pair of aviators.

This outfit kept both warm and comfortable. The great thing about it is that when the weather got cooler I had my sweater to keep me warm, but when the weather got a bit warmer once the sun came out from behind the clouds, I was able to take off my sweater and enjoy thesun.

If you’re someone who is always in hurry and loves the laid back look, plaid shirts will always come in handy. They’re simple to style and incredibly comfortable. So make sure to take advantage of falls hottest trend and grab yourself a plaid shirt before they’re gone.