Everyone is still wearing a lot of super causal clothing these days. But new trends are emerging. It’s time to be casual and chic. Stores are loaded with the new checks and plaids. Any time of the day is time to wear the new checks and plaids. And at all price-points. These garments will work now and into early spring. They are almost year round pieces. Add some pattern to you life with all these graphic designs. Why not come on a tour of some of the stores in the New York. Make 2022 a year to relax and stand out.
Gerard Darel does a short version of the new trendy shirt-jacket. Unconstructed and easy to wear, this iteration is a new trend that is everywhere. Layer it over anything.
Saint Laurent does a wool paid shirt jacket as well. The epitome of casual chic.
ALC offers an oversize shirt jacket in a buffalo check. Shirt jackets pair well with the ever present combat boots. Now you know why you bought them.
The plaids are not all black and white. This shirt jacket adds stripes of red. And the bias cut pockets add a assymetric touch.
Isabelle Marant is a shirt jacket proponent. This larger than life version is in a pastel check that works well with denim.
She also does a shorter version in more muted colors. And adds a logo top underneath to tie it all together.
Anine Bing goes for a huge plaid totally cut on the bias. An oversized statement of style. This look mixes up the new checks and plaids.
Small checks look nice too. Especially when they are layed over a pair of knitted pants and sweatshirt. The sweats look gets an upgrade.
Sacai mixes a houndtooh check plaid with technical fabric for an avant-guard take on a puffer coat. The mix of colors works well too.
Plan C, the new label from the founders of Marni, does an update to a classic coat in a classic check. The cut is not so classic though.
Stella MaCartney mixes plaids and checks in an interesting combination.
Classic blazer jacets are also updated with checks. This one is also layers over an elevated cashmere blend knit pants and sweater set.
Another plaid jacket features a very shaped and nipped waist.
The Italian label Pinko does a jewel trimmed plaid outfit and a more classic check suit.
Coats look very new in plaid. This clean graphic look from Theory will stand out on the street.
Adding a hint or red also looks interesting. This coat has a cool retro look.
And if you want to make a real statement, how about a coat in a pastel plaid with a fringed border?
Plaids are seen in sweaters, skirts and dresses. Alice and Olivia pops some tartans.
Mixing plaids in a patchwork works on this elongated shirt dress.
Veronica Beard proposes a more classic shirt dress in a biege ground plaid.
And what about a body-con knit dress in a large scale plaid? Alice and Olivia offers this one.
A plaid sequined dress from Pinko will also begs a question. Casual or dressy? You decide.
Checks can also be a little more romantic. Puff sleeves and a ruffle detail look new.
Saint Laurent also prints plaids. And puts them on the bias, for a more sophistcated look.
And Saint Laurent caps it off with plaid hats that do make a statement. Get your plaids and get going.