Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Buffalo Mix-Up

I mentioned a couple of weeks ago that Buffalo Plaid is hot this Fall.  What fun is a single item however, if you only have one way to wear it?  Buffalo Plaid may seem unfriendly at first glimpse as far as color & pattern mixing is concerned.  However, have no fear, you can have fun with this bold pattern.

I played dress up this past weekend in order to bring you 3 different looks to provide you with inspiration on ways to mix it up.

In all of the following looks I'm wearing this Buffalo Plaid shirt:

1.  Lace & White Jeans:  Adding a delicate lace to this seemingly "masculine" print is a way to soften the look (of course bling helps too).

 2.  Striped Dress:  Don't put away those summer dresses yet!  Adding a button-up like this & knotting it in the front makes a dress wearable year round.

 3.  Military Vest:  Adding another neutral color & layers adds visual dimension, & adding the faux leather leggings & lace-up heels adds edginess to this military look! (Can I just say here that the wind was completely annoying me in these pictures!)

Buffalo Plaid // Military Vest - Old Navy (option) // Faux Leather Legging // Cage Heels // Necklace - Express (option, option)

I love how each outfit has some juxtaposition to it (i.e. dressy with casual, feminine with masculine, pattern, color and/or texture mixing).  

I hope that these looks help inspire you to try your Buffalo Plaid in a new way.  Truth be told, I actually had a 4th look to share involving polka-dots, but I wasn't happy with the pictures so I'll save that look for another day :-)

Tell me your favorite way to wear Buffalo Plaid!

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  1. Great post Kellie! I am loving your three outfit options here, and I'm especially loving your lace tank with with skinnies! I have been trying to decide how I want to wear my black lace tank for fall and I think you just decided for me. Of course, I don't have a buffalo plaid shirt so I'll have to figure out another jacket option, but I am definitely wearing the lace top with white jeans. Love that pairing!
    Gina - On the Daily Express

  2. These are all great looks Kellie!! I'm so in love with the military look it's a bit edgy and chic, perfect styling! I'm really into buffalo plaid this season too.
    Marta, xo

  3. Yes! I love buffalo plaid! I have worn it with my black and white striped dress too, and I love that combo. Your leather leggings are perfect with it too.

    xo, Amy Ann
    The Real Arnolds

  4. Love buffalo plaid! But I seriously am obsessed with your last look!

    Pink Champagne Problems

  5. Yay for buffalo plaid!! Love that we both shared it today! And I love all three nailed them all, but I must say the last one is my fave! Well done!

  6. Great mix up, Kellie. I especially love the striped dress option. I have all components, so I'll be replicating this soon.

  7. Beautiful job on your Buffalo Plaid Remix, Kellie. The middle outfit is my favorite with the 3rd look being a close second. I want your buffalo plaid shirt and ALL the shoes you are wearing. SERIOUSLY!

    Have a great rest of the week! <3 Ada.

  8. Seriously, I'm copying the third look head to toe. Just you wait!!!
    Carylee |

  9. I want this top so badly!! Love it with the military vest!

  10. Love this print, there are so many things you can do with it, the pattern mixing is an amazing idea.


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