Wednesday, 5 November 2014

"Check" you out!

Have you noticed lately the sneaky checked or plaid shirt seems to be popping up all over the shop (quiet literally)! Yes, they've always been around but now they seem to be prominent at the moment. I'm actually starting to come around to wearing them and in fact I think I might just pick up that shirt I saw in Penneys the other day (I was quiet taking with it) and for €11 what a perfect way to dip my toe into this check shirt/plaid shirt fashion trend!
So I had a thought, why not suss out how the fashion stylists of the industry are wearing theirs and Im liking it, I've discovered Women's plaid shirts are fun to wear because they are very chic yet cool. You do not have to be a country bumpkin to enjoy the look of this shirt, nor do you have to keep the shirt casual when worn. You can wear it just about anyway that you want! Just keep the look fun and sassy and you are good to go!
So here's some inspiration I found and I've also shopped around to see what's on offer on the highstreet! So get inspired girl
So here's what's available in stores now...

Pepe Checked Shirt (Asos) €53.32                          Hilfiger Check shirt €99.55Asos Check shirt with PU Collar €39.Oasis Shirt €54
River Island shirt €39                                        Superdry Shirt €59.99
Superdry Shirt €59.99                                   Superdry Lurex Calamity Shirt €59.99
Superdry Boxy Shirt €59.99                             Penneys Shirt €11
Penneys Red and Navy Check €11                                      Topshop Shirt €38
Topshop Check Shirt €38                              Zara Check Shirt €19.95
Zara Check Shirt €39.95                                        Zara Check Shirt €39.95
Zara Khaki Check Shirt €39.95                              Zara Check Shirt €39.95
Zara Check Shirt €39.95                                       Zara Gingham/Check Shirt €29.95

And if your stuck for ideas as to what to wear these lovely shirts with's a few ideas as to what  you can pair these with!
Topshop Faux Leather Skirt €54                              Topshop midi skirt by Rare €28
Salsa Mystery Jeans €89.90                          Salsa Colette Jeans €69.90 (
Salsa Secret Jeans €79.90                           River Island Lana Jeans €50
Asos Ridley Ankle Jeans €45.50               Pepe Soho Jeans €106.54
Asos Ridley jeans in Regal Blue €42.65      River Island Cigarette Pants €50
River Island Leather look Skinny Trousers €55
Penneys Scuba skater Skirt €10
Asos Leather look Pencil Skirt €49.76                     Warehouse Scuba Skirt €45.50
Monki Distressed Skirt €35.55
 Closet Pleated Skater Skirt Navy €45.50

If you want to go casual wear your shirt under these lovelies below...
Superdry Cryde Crew €59.99                Warehouse Cable Knit €49
And to finish your look off and add a little rock chick to the outfit..
Oasis Elsie Faux Leather Jacket €69      River Island Biker Jacket €80
Or just prep it up with this blazer below
   Zara Blazer with Piping

And to make it a little girlie add these lovely statement necklaces
The ones above are from Millie Mackintosh for Dorothy Perkins priced at left €32 and right €26
Millie Mackintosh for DP €32 Penneys €11
Zara rhinestone statement necklace €29.95

So to summarise girls, you can just about pair the plaid/check shirt with anything, jeans with converse or vans for a casual look, paired with rolled up jeans and heels for dressy casual, rock out with leather from leather pants to leather skirts, or go all out girlie with skater skirts/midi skirts and heels with a statement necklace, either way the plaid/check shirt has never looked so hot! 

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