Thursday, April 9, 2009

Tantalizing Tartan

Plaid for summer? Absolutely, darlings! It’s madras mayhem!
Agnes b.; this and next via nymag.com
Benjamin Cho
Carmen March, via vogue.es
Marni; this and next 2 images courtesy style.com
Martin Grant
Max Mara
Talbot Runhof, via nymag.com
Tsumori Chisato, via vogue.fr
Wunderkind, via style.com.

What to buy, you ask?
Certainly a madras shift or jacket!
Dsquared2 plaid blazer, at eLuxury.com.
This Luella jacket has a subtle plaid print and will look fabulous paired with jeans; this and next at net-a-porter.com.
Vera Wang tartan print dress.
L.A.M.B. pinafore dress, at asos.com.
Marc Jacobs shadow plaid patchwork dress, at net-a-porter.com.
Opening Ceremony voluminous dress. Visit lagarconne.com.
Buffalo plaid tank dress, at forever21.com.
How about these Alice + Olivia cuff shorts, at shopbop.com?
CC loves this trouser short from Victoria’s Secret.
Or try Oscar de la Renta’s pleated skirt, available at net-a-porter.com.
For the gents: Madras board shorts from J. Crew. Visit jcrew.com.
Gucci button-down shirt, pictured via men.style.com. Men: read more here.
Ladies: How sexy is this plaid balconet bikini top and low rise bottom from victoriassecret.com?
Channel the trend by toting a tartan print handbag, like this Juicy Couture tote, at shopbop.com.
American Eagle plaid mini duffle, at ae.com.
D&G cotton checked shirt, at net-a-porter.com.
Last look: Urban Renewal plaid ruffle blouse, at urbanoutfitters.com.

Perfect plaids, darlings! Get tarty with tartan!

xoxox,
CC

59 comments:

janettaylor said...

Oh yeeeeaaaaah darling CC! Janet totally loves the plaid things, because that is perfect on all of season! :)

LENORENEVERMORE said...

LUV le Tartiness CC! Didn't know Victoria’s Secret sells that lovely pair...need to gout more often ;)

Notion said...

your gonna see alot of that stuff this summer the bathing suit is pretty hot

KATIA said...

ah, I love all the top dresses and outfits!
I didn't think plaid would be around for so long!

Dooder City said...

Yeah totally feeling the plaid. My thing is I don't want to look too prep.

Savvy Mode SG said...

CC, the last plaid ruffle shirt is divine. i am on it.

Twobreadsplease said...

I love the sheer plaid dress!

Cassiopeia said...

sigh. what an adorable berry and white dress! great post as ever :-D

xxxc

http://clothestohealabrokenheart.blogspot.com/

Hanako66 said...

I love this post Carrie....I love plaid!

emma said...

hmm tartan is something ive never tried wearing but maybe i will now!

MizzJ said...

Plaid in summer, what an interesting idea!

KB said...

Love that Opening Ceremony dress, you make me want to go shopping so much!

au revoir Camille. said...

I love plaid things :D
Wonderful choices;b

freeTEYme said...

love the plaid shorts and swimwear! does that mean I can use my RL plaid bags again? *lol*

lisa said...

The UO blouse is too adorable! Mmm madras. :)

LoveMore said...

oh CC yay for tartan! i do love it! and especially the very first shot here - would kill for that!!!

hoping you are well and HAPPY EASTER! you deserve a wonderful weekend

love always bel xx

Erika said...

I'm so in love with those trouser shorts from Victoria's Secret. And that Juicy Couture tote isn't too shabby either!

La Couturier said...

Love VS's tartan clothing =]

BIsous,
La C.

fashion herald said...

I would wear every one of those runway tartan looks, love them!

Allison said...

Mmm, I can't get enough of plaid! These are wonderful selections - and plaid is good all year round :)

Wanderlusting said...

The Opening Ceremony one is adorable - love to put that on, throw my hair in pigtails and go lounge on the grass :)

sarah said...

Fabulous round-up---love the bottom little ruffled shirt, very sweet!

Terence Sambo said...

i love the bags!!!!!!!!!!!! cute :oD

I feel better now haha :oD

Emz said...

I so absolutely need to go buy something plaid now!!

Julia said...

I love plaid dresses. I've got one in purple, green and white.
xoxo

Fashion Moment said...

Wow, darling, it's amazing!
I really like D&G shirt, Marc Jacobs patchwork dres, wonderful Vera Wang dress, Dsquared2 blazer and Talbot Runhof dress!
Thank you for the answer!

FM~FP

Cathy Voyage said...

Honestly? I'd love to wear every item!

Yuka said...

i love the sheer tartan piece in the 4th photo! great look!

WendyB said...

I'm obsessed with my plaid dress from Zang Toi -- it's heavy though so I'm glad I got it while it was still cool enough outside to wear it!

Tina { Luphia Loves... } said...

think i need another tartan blouse! :)

prettyneons said...

hello's,
long time no comment, my blogger has been up the wall lately all sorted now (touch wood and all that jazz)

I've missed this blog, you've no idea! Plaid is so versatile I think and not just for picnics (picnic blankets rather).
bye for now,
peace & bows...
prettyneons x

trendkat said...

OMG! I love almost every single one of these photos! AHH!! Girl, you always make me want to go out hunting for whatever you post. Though, that's also why you're amazing! I love the first and last items the best. That first dress flows beautifully!

XOXO,
Kat-

Linnéa said...

How do you find all this great pictures!?
It's always fund to read your post <3
xoxo L.

jerseyandmilan said...

ah i love the Talbot Runhof dress!! totally ah-maze-ing!!
lovr youe blog too!!

SOS! said...

i do love checked geeky blazers!!
xx-LJ from SOS!

G said...

love, love, loving the bags, shorts, bikini and that forever21 dress!

kiss kiss!

Blair said...

I adore madras! I actually think that it is my favorite pattern for the summer. What versatile option you showed. Love the black and white dress--I so wish I had a reason to wear something like it!

xx, b

Little Lovables said...

I absolutely love the very first dress and the capris and pleated skirt. Gorgeous!!

HuyLuong said...

Thank you, you are so caring.
Plaid is a staple in my wardrobe. All of your posts are unexpected and fun!

Tiffany said...

one of my favorite posts! I can't get enough! reminds me of my plaid butter by nadia dress.

Eeli said...

Aaaah yet anotehr wonderful post. Tartan also does no favours for me lol but yesssssss I do luv luv luv them on others though.


Thanks CC! You're such a sweetheart.


xoxo Eeli

Trisch said...

I love it all! Man I really love that bikini though!

Trisch xo

Debbie Shiamay said...

OMG these photos are ever so inspiring! Thanks for posting this up I love your blog!

Maddy said...

love love love the tartan trend!

I'm just starting out with with my blog and am hoping it will turn into something about Melbourne teen fashion... I'd love you to check it out and maybe give me some advice or exchange links?

ty x.

The Socialite said...

I love the ruffle blouse from urban outfitters. It's like a sexy-cool-lumberjack-ish shirt! ;)

Sharon Rose said...

Hi there-fabulous picks my dear, I'm loving the D&G shirt best, a timeless stylish classic!

Belle said...

Mmm i am obsessed with tartan, these are great pieces!!
I adore the victoria secrets bikini too ♥ xx

coco said...

I won't be doing this look for summer. Only because I wore so much plaid over the winter I need a break from it.

Swell Vintage - Frankie said...

Hooray for plaid! I'm so glad. Otherwise I would be sad. And yes, my rhyming is bad x

Lady Sumire said...

That Marc Jacobs dress is beautiful!!!!Why Can't I be rich??

proudly says, said...

CC, i got crazy over with the clothes and shoes every time you post here!
i love them all!
i'm wearing my plaid soon!

Adela said...

i love it when plaid gets formalized-like in the form of a long dress!

http://pinkchampagnefashion.blogspot.com/

Blair said...

Me encanta el tartan style,yo tengo un vestido de este invierno.
1besazo

Nazarina A said...

Omg!,
The brown plaid jacket is what I wore last year in one of my "about me" pictures!I have since donated it to a charity!Oh, well I stlii have a plaid skirt !!!
These are just an exquisite array of plaids.I love all of it!!!

Bradford said...

I somehow knew this post was coming. In fact, was waiting for it. Good eye.

HoneyBunny said...

Great idea! I've always thought of tartan print as something for autumn and winter, but it really might look fab for summers:)))

Elyse said...

Plaid always gets me! I love all of these! I agree, plaid is perfect for all seasons!

Maud and Penny said...

I love them associated with others patterns ! risky but awesome when it works :D Happy Easter CC
bisous

ZombieLace said...

Thanks for commenting on my plaid! As you can see, I am totally with you in the plaid love for the season... my dress is wintery, but now I see how fun and light plaid can be for the hot months too!