Now here is one trend that will simply never leave the fashion forefront! Plaid shirts for women are always a hot item for designers. With so many options, patterns, styles and details, what designer wouldn't want to keep plaid shirts within reach?! And even more importantly, what woman can say no to beautifully tailored and flirtatiously feminine plaid shirts hot from the runway?
Plaid shirts are found at modest and accessible price ranges, as well as at the high end of women's fashion. From tightly woven patters to large blocks of color, there is something in plaid shirts for every woman's pallet. We'll go into deeper detail in our buyer's guide for plaid shirts that are not for the faint of heart.
What better way to doll up plaid shirts than with some ruffles, fringes, and hot new hem lines!' Plaid shirts are getting a seasonal makeover with some extra fabric and fancy detailing to turn the girl next door into a total knock out.
The 'Daytrip Ruffle Plaid Shirt' from Buckle is a vibrant concoction of black, purple and turquoise plaid, accented with pink and finished off with raw-edged ruffles down the front button seams and along the bustline. Buckle's ruffled plaid shirts also come in the mellower 'BKE Ruffle Plaid Button Front Shirt,' featuring blue, grey and turquoise plaid, accented with red and metallic thread and topped off with a unique ruffled bib. Both of these plaid shirts are tailored cut with ' sleeves and collar. Get even more ladylike by paired these plaid shirts with a jean skirt and suede high heeled boots.
Plaid shirts take on a more sophisticated sex appeal in 'Zoa' by the National Jean Company. A simple two-toned plaid pattern becomes all grown up with cap sleeves, exaggerated but delicate ruffles along the collar and bib line, and a sheer button-down blouse.' Plaid shirts like 'Zoa' are sexy enough to be paired with your favorite town jeans and wedge thongs sandals.
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More playful designs based on traditional plaid shirts include sleeveless tanks and halter blouses. Get out of the box in these plaid shirts, starting with the Rip Curl 'Mayan Plaid Halter". This flattering top is cinched below the bust and forms a deep v-neck. Pair halter plaid shirts like this one with skinny jeans and women's Frye boots for a sassy but down-to-earth vibe.
Stock up on even more sass wearing the 'Adiva' women's short-sleeve ruffled plaid top. Plaid shirts like this one draw the eye to the waistline with a tight fitting solid print below the bust and a lose fit sheer plaid blouse above and down the arms. These plaid shirts go best with a slim fit pant or tights, and a delicate pointed pump.
Of course, the traditional style in plaid shirts is the most popular from season to season. Rolled sleeves, cute buttons and prominent chest pockets are just a few small details that will make any of your plaid shirts POP above the rest! And remember, plaid shirts are a perennial favorite and rarely go completely out of style, so if you love it, buy it!