Style Equation: Denim + Plaid

by Erin Torrejon   |  Jun 2, 2014
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Looking for a preppy and edgy outfit combo you'll basically want to wear forever? Why not sport your plaid pieces with anything and everything denim for a tough yet classic touch? Plaid and denim are both closet staples that can turn a look into a statement #OOTD when paired together. So whether your style is any of the mentioned above, you'll surely have a look you'll want to wear all the time when you wear your denim and plaid items together. Not sure exactly how to rock with this combo? We've got you covered by showing you how five different bloggers below sported this fashionably timeless style pairing!

plaid dress, denim shirt around waistvia Lookbook

For a more grunge-inspired outfit, wear your plaid dress and tie your denim jacket at the waist—feel free to go with a denim dress, plaid button-down option as well. Finish it off with a chain necklace and booties.

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For an ultra preppy outfit, sport your denim button-down with colored denim pants. Layer on with a sweater and tote your satchel around to keep with the look of your outfit.

plaid overalls denim topvia Lookbook

For a more trendy look, wear your plaid overalls with a denim button-down top. Keep your look simple with minimal accessories with slip-on flats.

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Looking for an outfit you can wear from day to night? Pair your plaid skirt with a sheer top and a denim jacket. At night simply remove the jacket and switch to heels.

plaid top denim shortsvia Lookbook

You can never go wrong with the classic plaid shirt and denim shorts combo. Give this look a Western feel with a pair of booties and a fedora/cowboy hat.

Which outfit did you like best? Any style equations you want us to feature? Just tweet us @candymagdotcom or leave a comment below! We'd love to hear from you :)

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Erin Torrejon
Former Associate Fashion and Beauty Editor
Resident fashion and beauty girl. I’m a health-nut who devotes cheat days to french fries and other glorious carbs. I live at the beach and I can talk about movies, music,  clothes, and my current beauty obsessions for hours on end. 
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