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Often associated with Scotland, the classic criss-cross design of a tartan kilt appears to be one of autumn’s favourite trends.

Whilst the red base may be the immediate colour that comes to mind when you think tartan, the green and navy combination is also a great blend for an informal day-wear or work-wear look. What’s more, we all love it when you can get several wears out of the same item, each time creating an alternative look.

Celebrities in favour of tartan include Kate Middleton who has been seen wearing Alexander McQueen, Britain’s Got Talent judge Alesha Dixon, Olivia Palermo in her Tibi Ringo Plaid blazer and popstar Frankie Sandford from girlband The Saturdays.

Here’s two ways I’ve styled check trousers from fall’s tartan trend;


Tartan Trousers: H&M | Blazer: River Island | Embossed Top: River Island | Bag: H&M | Shoes: River Island

As you’ve probably noticed, my favourite shop does appear to be River Island but what I would like to stress is that these catwalk trends are easily accessible from the high street.

I think the print provides a good balance between smart and casual. It’s different from your everyday choice of jeans and offers a stylish approach to wearing this season’s most definitive print.


Tartan Trousers: River Island | Top: Miss Selfridge | Necklace: New look | Loafers: River Island | Clutch: New look

In this specific instance, I stuck with the autumnal tones of oxblood accessories as it compliments the darker navy and bottle green shades quite nicely.

I don’t know about you but they are definitely on my autumn wish list! Show us how you work the tartan trend by submitting your look.

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One thought on “Trendy Tartan Treats

  1. Love the green tartan! I’m wearing RED Zara treggings today on my blog post!


    October 8, 2013 at 10:27 am

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