Perhaps it’s just the fall season, or maybe we’re having some serious nostalgia for the days of Gossip Girl, but we can’t seem to get prep-school prints off our minds these days. As it appears, neither can any other fashion lover, either. No matter where we look, we’re seeing plaid outfits for fall everywhere, and it looks like this is just the beginning of the outfit trend sweeping the sartorial scene.
Whether it’s in the form of a vibrant color reminiscent of Clueless or as a more versatile, neutral hue, the plaid print will give your outfits an extra hint of edge like none other. To show you what we mean, we rounded up ensembles from the coolest It girls who know how to channel that cool-girl plaid vibe in all the right ways. From coordinating tartan prints to matching sets, we’ve never seen the preppy staple look so good. Take a page from their books, and you’ll incorporate the pattern into your fall wardrobe seamlessly.