Colourful checks, from names such as Self Portrait, are here to stay this season

Plaids get a vibrant make-over

Rashmi Rajagopal Lobo Published :  09th November 2018 12:00 AM   |   Published :   |  09th November 2018 12:00 AM
Fashion Trends for Women

The Autumn / Fall fashion 2018 forecast predicted that plaid would be big this season. And by that, we do not mean the staid browns and greys. From pops of green to dashes of blue, colourful checks were on everything from skirts and trousers to blouses and dresses on runways from New York to Milan. Here’s how you can wear the trend:

In contrast
Add some fun to the mix with this striking skirt from Self Portrait. The contrasting tweeds make for a bold statement while the asymmetrical ruffle down the front lends some drama. Rs.26,070 approximately

Feeling green
The Ethno Pop top from Sea is sure to add a dash of colour to your formal wear wardrobe. The shirt comes with long sleeves, a pointed collar and a self-fastening tie at the neck. Rs.23,275 approximately

Fluid state
Jason Wu Grey brings fluidity to plaid prints with this skirt made from plisse georgette. The pleated skirt is designed with compact prints and a sharply asymmetrical hemline. Rs.52,580 approximately

Pleat up
This twill skirt from Calvin Klein 205W39 NYC’s Fall ’18 runway is woven with red checks and pleated sharply for a dramatic effect. The A-line piece is best paired with a crisp white formal shirt. Rs.1,16,650 approximately

Fold over
From Glenn Martens of Y/Project comes this pair of trousers inspired by the ’90s European rave scene. The straight leg twill pants feature an asymmetric waistband that folds over and a buckle strap at the back. Rs.54,270 approximately

Frankie speaking
Fashioned out of a lightweight cotton-blend with flecks of metallic threads, the Frankie top from Veronica Beard boasts a sweetheart neckline, ruched cups and puffed shoulders, for a look that is feminine and romantic. Team with fitted trousers for a formal do or denims for a casual outing. Rs.33,940 approximately

Hot line
Tap into vintage vibes with this dress from designer Lela Rose. Made from soft coated-poplin, the dress has a fitted bodice and a flared pleated skirt. Pair with a contrasting statement necklace or clutch to complete the look. Rs.1,15,880 approximately