How to Style Plaid Tunic: Top 15 Outfit Ideas

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For those of you who don’t already know what a tunic is, it is basically a long top that is can be worn with leggings or simply worn as a shirt dress. What I am going to talk about in this blog post though is a very specific type of tunic, the plaid tunic. I am choosing this topic because I can see that plaid boyfriend shirts have become the mainstream over the years, so I am just here to provide a slight variation that could make your styling game a little more fun. What you are about to see are some of the best plaid tunic outfit ideas I have collected for you. Let’s jump right in.

Red and White Belted Plaid Tunic with Leggings & Boots


There is no question that the red and white or red and black plaid boyfriend shirt is the most popular one among all boyfriend shirts. If you are also a fan of that, here is a cool variation that you may also like. To achieve this stylish look, you can simply wear a red and white belted plaid tunic with navy leggings and a pair of brown over the knee leather boots.

Navy Belted Plaid Tunic Shirt Dress with Straw Floppy Hat

navy belted plaid tunic shirt dress straw floppy hat

For a deeper and more elegant look, you may want to choose a dark-colored plaid tunic like this navy shirt dress here. To style it, you can wear it with a straw floppy hat and a pair of brown strappy sandals to add a refreshing and unique touch to the look.

Grey and White Pleated Tunic with Brown Suede Knee High Boots

grey and white pleated tunic brown suede knee high boots

As you can see from the previous outfits, you can both wear a tunic as a long shirt or as a shirt dress. Both are beautiful in its own way. This particular grey and white pleated tunic is worn as a shirt dress for this outfit. Simply wear it with brown suede knee high boots and a classy brown leather purse to achieve a stylish and feminine look.

Black and White Plaid Tunic with Leather Leggings

black and white plaid tunic leather leggings

This black and white plaid tunic is basically a seriously oversized black and white plaid boyfriend shirt. You can build a stylish outfit around it by wearing it with black leather leggings and black leather ankle boots. You can also wear a silver statement necklace to add some extra style to the outfit.

Blue and Red Plaid Tunic with Ivory Knee High Leather Boots

blue and red plaid tunic ivory knee high leather boots

The advantage of wearing a belted tunic versus a non-belted one is that it can make you waistline look more visible and usually will result in a leaner look. Take this blue and red plaid belted tunic as an example. By wearing it with black leggings and ivory knee high leather boots, a tall and lean outfit is formed.

Wear with Brown Lace Up Open Toe Leather Boots with Felt Hat

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I love the simplicity and the use of the colors for this refreshing outfit so much. To achieve this amazing look, you can wear a grey, blue and white plaid tunic shirt dress with a pair of brown lace up ankle boots. To add a feminine and artistic touch to the outfit, you can wear a brown suede felt hat to complete the outfit.

Pink Plaid Tunic with Brown Leather Boots

pink plaid tunic brown leather boots

Here is a very ladylike and lovely pink plaid tunic that is worn as a mini dress. To style a dress that is already so attractive in its own right, simply pair it with a pair of brown leather knee high boots and you will look amazing.

Red and Black Flannel Belted Plaid Tunic

red and black flannel belted plaid tunic

Sometimes, the texture of a tunic can make a world of difference. For example, this red and black plaid belted tunic is made of flannel and this harder and more blurry texture does make the outfit look more unique. You can simply pair it with black leggings and black ballet heels to complete the outfit with elegance.

White and Black Tunic with Denim Jacket

white and black tunic denim jacket

For a youthful and refreshing look, it’s time to bring out the denim jacket. In details, wear a white and black plaid tunic with a blue denim jacket to create a stylish layered look. Pair them with a white felt hat and a pair of black sandals.

Plaid Tunic with Black Floppy Hat

plaid tunic black floppy hat

Here is another outfit that involves a flannel tunic. This time, it is a more artistic outfit. To achieve this unique look, you can wear a black and white flannel tunic with a black floppy hat. Pair them with black leather ankle boots to look stylish and artistic.

Sleeveless Plaid Tunic with Brown Leather Ankle Boots

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You don’t always have to wear deep v neck or backless dresses to show off your beautiful skins. You can also do that by wearing a a sleeveless grey plaid tunic to show some your arms and shoulders. Simply pair the tunic with a pair of brown leather ankle boots to look attractive.

Wear with Navy Cardigan & Knee High Boots

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Here is a low profile outfit that still looks pretty decent. To achieve that, you can wear a red and black plaid tunic with a navy cardigan. Pair them with black leggings and dark grey knee high leather boots to look smart and lean.

Wear with Red Leggings

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If you want to form a more eye catching outfit, one cool way to do that would be to wear red leggings. Pair the red leggings with a black and white plaid tunic and black leather shoes to look unique and beautiful.

Red and Black Plaid Tunic High Top Sneakers

red and black plaid tunic high top sneakers

Here is a very cool boyfriend outfit that is very different from the outfits already mentioned. The big difference maker here is actually the black high top sneakers. They complete change the feel of the outfit. Simply pair them with a red and black plaid tunic to look sharp and adorable.

Black and White Plaid Tunic with Leggings

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For a simple black and white look, you can simply pair a black and white plaid tunic with black leggings. Complete the outfit with black heeled suede ankle boots to add a feminine touch to the overall look.

Here are the plaid tunic outfit ideas that are very causal yet beautiful. More importantly, they are extremely easy to pull off. Let’s just give them a try and see if you can add a few of those outfits to your outfit game.