mad about plaid

12th December 2012

waffles && and i are embracing the season in today’s post where we strut our stuff in a plaid pairing

at this time of the year, it’s a shame not to wear a little bit of plaid && flannel! so waffles && i paired our plaids with a bit of polka dot before stepping out on this crisp day.
if you are shaped like me, you may know a shift dress (or shirt) is not your friend. I am curvy with a small waist so a shift dress usually does nothing for me! so to make this look work, i cinched my top at the waist with a bold contrasting belt && slimmed my center with a tailored tux vest.
everyone has a flannel shirt somewhere in their closet (i like mine cause the ruffles make it more courtney-esque) so next time you dust it off try pairing it with polka dot denim, a scarf or even a bag for that fun touch of pattern mixing.

 top: ralph lauren (vintage) // leggings: h&m (the best leggings! they are high waisted & thick) // vest: halogen // boots: coach // rings: kate spade // domino ring (i made it!) //  earrings: vintage (they came from some lady’s south carolina estate!) // bag: kate spade (sale) // arm party: sequin // kate spade (similar) // sequin // j.crew // kate spade idioms // kate spade // j.crew 
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3 thoughts on “mad about plaid

  1. Channing in The City

    I’m kind of obsessed with your plaid shirt and the way that you are wearing it.

    Also, I emailed you back but I think your email went down :( I’m so sorry this happened to you. If you need me to help with anything, let me know.

    xChan

  2. Courtney

    thanks channing you’re a doll!!! I don’t really own any flannel or plaid but came across this at my sisters closet (its like a swanky crossroads or buffalo exchange) and fell in love!!!!

    thanks so much for your kind words and support! email me at courtneyleighfowler@gmail.com until i can get things sorted out!

    xoxo courtney

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