We may traditionally associate plaid with cooler weather, but there are plenty of way to incorporate this fun print into your wardrobe throughout the warm, sunny days of summer. We put together three outfits that give this classic print a bright update so you step into the season in statement-making style. Ready to start shopping?
Best Plaid Outfits for Summer
From fun plaid clothing to chic, coordinating accessories, we have everything you need to add a pop of plaid to your closet this summer. Keep scrolling to shop Woman’s World’s picks for the best plaid outfits (and accessories) for summer!
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Plaid Summer Dress
1. Plaid Madras Shirt Dress
Where to buy: $44.97 (Orignally $59.99), Appleseed's
This button-down plaid A-line frock features a waist-defining tie belt that creates the illusion of a shapely hourglass figure for a chic, slimming summer look.
Pink Purple Sunglasses
2. Pink Foster Grant 287 Sunglasses
Where to buy: $20, Foster Grant
The perfect companion piece, these radiant sunglasses feature purple lenses that are scratch- and impact-resistant, meaning you'll get to enjoy these sunnies for a long time.
Pink Crossbody Bag
3. Aldo Pink Inscore Crossbody Bag
Where to buy: $55, Aldo
Every good dress needs a coordinating bag. Like two bags in one, this mini faux-leather cross-body includes a scraf-wrapped handle and removable strap so you can wear it or clutch it.
Bone Block Heel Sandal
4. Aldo Villarosa Block Heels
Where to buy: $80, Aldo
Round off this summertime look with these chunky Aldo block-heeled sandals that deliver high-end style and leg-slimming lift.
Long Sleeve White Button Down
5. Socialite Clothing Maya Long Sleeve Split Button Back Shirt
Where to buy: $89, Socialite Clothing
You can't go wrong with this top — the perfect white button-down — especially when pairing it with our next plaid piece.
Plaid Pencil Skirt
6. Talbot's Madras Plaid Linen-Blend Skirt
Where to buy: $35.99 (Originally $69.50), Talbot's
This pastel madras skirt perks up a chic blouse like the one above or even a simple tee pulled right from your closet.
Rainbow Hoop Earrings
7. Sphera Milano 18K Yellow Gold Plated Rainbow Hoop Earrings
Where to buy: $52.97 (Originally $100), Nordstrom Rack
Continue the colorful theme with these gorgeous high-quality rainbow-colored hoops.
Blue Luca Danni Bangle
8. Dylan Bangle Aquamarine Bracelet
Where to buy: $38, Luca + Danni
Fun and stylish, this crystal bangle comes in a brass- or silver-tone finish and perfectly accents the blue in the skirt above.
Yellow Crossbody Bag
9. Express Half Moon Crossbody Bag
Where to buy: $49.90, Express
Add a contrasting pop to this pink and blue look with a sunny, summery yellow cross-body bag.
10. Dr. Scholl's Brita Wedge Sandal
Where to buy: $53.99 (Originally $80), Amazon
Complete this stylish plaid look with a pair of wedges that are comfortable, stylish, and easily dressed up.
Plaid Matching Set Pant Set
11. Plaid Ankle Pant Set
Where to buy: $59.99, Chadwicks
This lightweight pant set is comprised of a sleeveless top and and matching pants with an elastic waistband for all-day comfort that's equally cool — a must in the scorching summer weather.
Woven Brimmed Sunhat
12. SCALA Big Brim Paperbraid Sun Hat
Where to buy: $37.50, Zappo's
Protect your skin and look good doing it by adding this stylish, wide-brimmed straw hat to your plaid ensemble.
Woven Circle Rattan Bag
13. Handwoven Round Rattan Bag Shoulder Bag
Where to buy: $34.87 (Originally $45.99), Amazon
A woven circle bag lends a neutral touch that compliments your vibrant look.
Lauren Conrad White Flats
14. LC Lauren Conrad Sandals
Where to buy: $9.99 (Originally $24.99), Kohl's
Cute and comfy, these scalloped sandals feature delicate daisy embellishments for a feminine flair that perfectly finishes off this summery day look.
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