Fall’s country bumpkin chic dress returns with a “springified” twist — all you have to do is belt it, wear it barelegged with platform sandals and top with red lipstick. Voila. Witness Michael Kors’ take on gingham and colorful plaids.
Michael Kors Spring 2009
Marc Jacobs Spring 2009 — plaid over leopard over metallics..
Marc Jacobs: Portrait of a Lady
Make the look your own with more affordable options.
Hello! Three looks from Forever 21 1) Nearly perfect Kors replica at Forever 21 — $24.90 2) Love the sharp collar on Forever 21’s Belted Plaid Linen Dress — $22.80 3) A bit lumberjack — add black patent leather wedge sandals to pretty it up. Forever 21 — $19.80
A great neckline from Wet Seal — $24.50
Buy this one while the weather is still chilly and pair it with a long black cardigan and tights — Urban Outfitters Thistlepearl Plaid Dress — $88.00
Parameter’s casual and flirty take — $109.99
Two great shirtdresses you can wear to work:
XOXO Gingham Cotton Shirtdress on sale — $39.99
Leave it to Guess to make gingham super sexy — $89.00
More sex kitten plaid from Misery Boutique — $96.00
Banana Republic’s Silk Plaid Dress is sophisticated enough to wear to the office — $130.00
Ok, technically, this isn’t exactly gingham or plaid, but I’m ignoring that little fact and lumping it in with the others. Why? Because it’s cute and busy. Oh, and has cool side pockets, which I just love — $130.00
Flirty, fun and light-hearted — a steal from Baby Phat — $59.99
Major shoe find! I want to wear these Liz Clairborne black gingham heels with everything from floaty pleated skirts to dark demin. I love. $89.00