A checkered shirt, also known as plaid or flannel, is a must have for any wardrobe. It can be worn with jeans, a dress, as a cardigan, around your waist; the outfit choices are limitless! One of my favourite fashion staples is a checkered shirt. I could wear checkered shirts all year round, but honestly, they look the best in fall and winter. And don’t forget that they’re comfortable, cosy and usually inexpensive. With such a diverse item of clothing you will be ready to take on any weather in any climate. So here is how to wear checkered shirts and look like a total boss!
1. As a cardigan
An easy way to look like a total boss in your checkered shirt is to wear it over the top of a dress like this. Is it a way to spice up your outfit instead of wearing a cardigan or jacket. Either wear it over-sized like this one or tight fitting to show off your waist. This is one of the best tips on how to wear checkered shirts!
Checkered shirt: ASOS
2. Open over a top
A lot of boys love this look but it suits girls too. If you don’t want to wear a thick jumper over your top why not wear your checkered shirt open over a vest top. Pair with jeans and a cute pair of boots and you are good to rock and roll.
Checkered shirt: Missy Empire
Boots: New Look
3. With a chunky scarf
When it is winter and the leaves have all fallen off the trees a checkered shirt is the perfect way to layer up and keep warm. Wear it with a chunky knit scarf like this and you will stay cosy and snug whilst enjoying the fall views.
Checkered shirt: H&M
4. With shorts
Ready to look like a total boss and a cow girl? Try pairing your checkered shirt with a pair of denim shorts. You can’t go wrong with a denim short when it’s hot and a cotton shirt will keep you nice and cool. Either go the full way and wear this outfit with boots or try with a trainer/pump.
Checkered shirt: Select
5. Tied up
If you are body confident and like to wear crop tops then simply tie you checkered shirt up to look like a total boss. This is a cute and quirky way to wear your favourite checkered shirt in style and also turn a few heads.
Checkered shirt: Rebellious Fashion
6. Round the waist
When it is warm it is easy to wear something basic and boring. So why not jazz up your outfit by putting a checkered shirt around your waist. This will add colour and pattern to a dull outfit and still keep you cool as your arms are out.
Checkered shirt: Forever 21
You cannot go wrong with an oversized checkered shirt, leggings and boots. It is a casual day must have; plus you get to look like a total boss while chilling with friends or completing your daily tasks. This is one of the go to looks on how to wear checkered shirts!
Checkered shirt: Missguided
8. With jeans
Nothing beats a good pair of jeans and a checkered shirt. This is an outfit that can be worn in all seasons and can be worn by everyone. For the summer I love this look with white jeans and a checkered shirt; it is casual but still sassy and will make you look like a total boss no doubt.
Checkered shirt: Forever 21
Jeans: New Look
You can even wear a checkered shirt to work and look like a total boss, especially if you are the boss. Wear with some nice smart trousers and the right shoes and you will rock the office. Everybody will want to copy your style.
Checkered shirt: Rydale