10.01.2012

Pretty Plaid





Shirt (Old Navy); Skit (gifted by eShakti); Shoes (Nine West); Necklace (H&M)
Nicole Lai Photography

There was a time when I wouldn't touch a plaid shirt. I severely overused and abused them from age 12 to 14 during the lovely grunge era of the 90's.  Long gone is the Paul Bunyan plaid, and these softer colors make wearing plaid more feminine and girly.  Thankfully also long gone are those awkward middle school years where my fashion choices included my dad's oversized flannels, corduroy pants, converse sneakers, and a hair scunchie...  because my braces and glasses weren't awkward enough ;)

70 comments:

Millie said...

Definitely girly and so pretty!

Milana - FashionStyleAdvice said...

Love plaid shirts - this outfit is great! Blue is your color :-)

Milana from http://fashionstyleadvice.com

Chris Ed said...

Really pretty and chic look! I love your shirt and shoes!
kisses chris

Annie said...

I LOVE the plaid shirt, and that skirt is perfect with it!

Annie
The Other Side of Gray

Bravoe Runway said...

I LOVE this look heather! I was the same way with plaid for a while, I thought it was too Paul Bunyan, but not anymore! Did u get the gold sweater?

tiny dancer said...

Love this pairing! The plaid helps to make your lovely skirt more casual, great way to reinvent a skirt :)

Tasia

blackberryfashion said...

You look adorable :)

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Onyxsta said...

Love plaid shirts!
Never seen it styled in a feminine way though...

BLEURGH
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Onyxsta said...

Love plaid shirts!
Never seen it styled in a feminine way though...

BLEURGH
www.say-bleurgh.blogspot.com

Citrus - Refreshing Fashion said...

this outfit is so pretty and very fall! u look lovely!

Meghan
citrusrefreshingfashion.blogspot.com

Blush said...

Fun, girly just beautiful. Love the skirt.

Xoxo
Paula
Blush-paula.blogspot.com

Ashley J said...

I have that shirt too, great minds think alike!

Katie- Hems for Her said...

The 90s grunge look was one of the main things that deterred me from plaid originally as well. I felt like a 9th grade loser again. However, you look amazing. I love that eShakti skirt. I think I'm gonna have to break down and buy something from them!

Jackie said...

Oh I do not miss those awkward middle school years one bit! And I agree, plaid is definitely making a big reappearance in my wardrobe!

Mary Kapsi said...

You look so pretty!
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Bethie The Boo said...

I love plaid! It is my favorite pattern of all time. I do not have a cute plaid shirt like this one though! Might have to remedy that at some point!

Tiffany said...

You've definitely grown out of those awkward middle school years! This outfit is adorable! I know how you felt with the glasses and braces....and over-sized polos (no idea what I was thinking!). But, I'll gladly take a girly plaid and colored corduroy pants any day now!

-Tiffany
http://stylesidebar.blogspot.com/

Alissa said...

Oh this is so classic and so, so chic!

Alison said...

I love the plaid with the ladylike skirt. You look amazing!

Alison
Www.stylingmylife.com

Kim (A Very Sweet Blog) said...

i love a great looking plaid shirt. the colors are fab in yours and i am adoring that full swing skirt. very beautiful!
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Elana said...

I love how you were able to make plaid so feminine! This skirt is seriously amazing, I'm dying over it.

Stephanie @twenty-something said...

I definitely had my geeky awkward fashion days also (especially in middle school). I love the plaid shirt and it looks great with the full skirt! Great outfit.

Stephanie

Terry S said...

Such a SUPER adorable, and SUPER girly look!

I absolutely LOVE it.

xoxo

http://terrys-two-cents.blogspot.com

Daniella said...

Loving that shirt and I love how it looks with that very chic full skirt! Those shoes are also very beautiful :)

Take care,

Daniella xox

Jennifer said...

I love your skirt!! Amazing look :)

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Rhonda said...

Forget middle school! You are working this unbelievable skirt! Happy October!

Always Maylee said...

You look so pretty. I LOVE the plaid top!

xo, Yi-chia
Always Maylee

TheTinyHeart said...

What a gorgeous skirt...I love the fullness of it! I remember when flannels were the cool thing to wear.

-Sharon
The Tiny Heart
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Morgan Liti said...

I'm so into plaid right now - and i love the way you made it even more feminine with that adorable skirt! Super cute outfit. :)

xo,
Morgan
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Apron Girl said...

I can't even describe how much I Love this outfit. I want that skirt!

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becks said...

another gorgeous outfit, heather! love the skirt!

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Fleur d'air said...

This look is great! That lady skirt is pretty!

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Blue Dog Belle said...

great skirt!!!
xo, Emily
bluedogbelle.blogspot.com

Rachel Lynne said...

You make plaid look so chic! And I do love the feminine colors in this shirt :) So cute with your skirt and heels! And haha... oh yes those awkward years. I was in a uniform including corduroy pants, polo shirts, 3 inches of bangs and beautiful braces ;)

Shea Sayers said...

Yes, I remember those days too :) I love plaid shirts of now though--they're so much prettier and I like to dress them up too. I love this one paired with that pretty full skirt!

Leonor said...

amazing look!! love your skirt:)) would you like to follow each other on GFC, bloglovin and maybe facebook?? let me know!:)

Leonor
thesparklinglemon.blogspot.com

Daniela Marques said...

love your skirt *.* fabulous and so sweet :)

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Niki Caron said...

Adorable outfit! Love this skirt!

newpetite said...

I love the twirly skirt! you look lovely and such an unexpected pairing with the plaid shirt!

Diana [Collegiate Chic] said...

Obsessed with plaid for fall! Even more obsessed with that gorgeous skirt, however! lovely! x

Chahrazad said...

That is a nice outfit. I really like your skirt. Especially the lenght, it is just perfect! Love the blue colors.

x
www.cherryfactor.blogspot.com

Jayne Wilson said...

I love that shirt! (:

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Squared said...

lovely outfit!! We have a giveaway going on right now where you could win a 100$ pair of glasses. Just thought you'd be interested! Come by soon ;) xx

Sarah said...

I like your plaid! I saw a few cute ones at H&M with elbow patches!

Daisy Nguyen said...

OK - this is too cute - LOVE that skirt!
XOXO
-Daisy Nguyen from PS BANANAS fashion blog:
http://psbananas.com

Lauren said...

Adorable! I love how feminine and flirty your skirt is!

Maca said...

This is grown up, feminine, chic plaid! I'm convinced that the oversized flannel phase is something that we all just have to go through :)
you look great!

Karen from Trendy Feeling. said...

You look adorable! I love the skirt and the necklace.
XX

Trendy Feeling

Whitney Cosgrave said...

so cute!! I love that top witht he full skirt, what a fun look.

Anouka said...

Such an innocent yet chic outfit!

Coffee and Cardigans said...

Well, I am sure glad you've adopted plaid into your wardrobe since you can make it look so effortless and classic. Tucking it into the fancier skirt is such a fun mix!

Callie
www.coffeeandcardigans.com

dancing.to.the.music.in.my.head said...

your outfit looks great! love the combination:)
kisses, NZ xoxo

sophia -stacy said...

Iove your post! You wear an amazing outfit and trust we all want to forget school outfits and braces( I had them for ages)! Im in love with your skirt and these super cute shoes!! Than you for oyu sweet comment I follow you now in pinterest, facebook and bloglovin and hope you follow back! xoxo

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Midwest Muse said...

What a lovely combination.

Allyssa said...

I love how you dressed up that shirt! If I saw that shirt at the store I would figure it'd be something that could only be worn with jeans. I need to keep this in mind!

Juneli said...

Awwww, you look so adorable in plaid, Heather! Love the mix of flirty flowing skirt with the boyish plaid, so cute!
Love
Juneli from Fashionably Yours

Ashley Aspinwall said...

love this necklace! looks so cute with the plaid :)

xo SideSmile,
Ashley

SideSmile Style Blog

Annie L said...

I love that skirt and it looks too sweet with the plaid.
xo Annie
newenglandromance.blogspot.com

Fashion R&D said...

I have always loved plaid! Great shirt and I love that skirt--so girly!

Courtney Starr said...

Love this look. So classy

xo, Courtney
girlavantgarde.com

Di - City and Burbs said...

Such a pretty skirt, is it denim?
xx,
Di
City and Burbs

Rachel @ Making Life Fabulous said...

I love the way you created such a feminine outfit with a plaid shirt! I may have to add a plaid shirt to my fall shopping list :)

Diana Marks said...

very beautiful! love your shoes!
Happy October!
LA By Diana Live Magazine

Jonesy @domesticadventuress.com said...

Love the full skirt! Your cute figure is great for modeling so many different looks.

Thrifted Shift said...

What a sweet look! Definitely not grungy!

Anthea Sanna said...

great look! I follow you dear!
follow me if you want!
kiss
Anthea

fleurani said...

Heather your paired your plaid shirt perfectly feminine with that pleated skirt. you look gorgeous :-9

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Diana Mathias said...

I love this outfit especially the skirt! Love eShakti :)

Diana
www.picturesand1000words.blogspot.com

fashionista face said...

such a lovely girly outfit you look very pretty :)

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Renae said...

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!!!!!!!!!!

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