Yellow Plaid Skirt: Retro Staple is Back in Style!

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If you belong to famous ‘90s generation Z, then you will probably associate yellow plaid skirt with the movie Clueless. The main actress in the movie made plaid famous by wearing matchy skirt and jacket in lovely yellow color.

After that movie, plaid has quickly become a statement garment of many girls. It is mostly connected with punk and rock n roll style. However, then it vanished. It got out of style, and nobody was wearing it.
This year it came back through the big door. Plaid was everywhere, on skirts, blazers, and dresses. Everybody loved it! And now, I am going to show you how to recreate a bit retro and bit modern look with a yellow plaid skirt. Trust me; you will adore it.

Midi Yellow Plaid Skirt

yellow plaid skirt modern
Plaid doesn’t have been classic to be stylish. This is a modern version of yellow plaid skirt that is marvelously paired with a white tee and black blazer.
If you want to add some statement garment along with this lovely skirt, add gold earrings, watch and round everything off with metallic sandals.

Knit Pencil Skirt

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This is a skirt that is seen on a street style. It is amazing and very eccentric. You can wear it with some basic sweater or top, and it will still be a head-turner outfit. Also, try combining it with socks and sandals. That is one of the most controversial combinations that you can make.
Try it and trust me, you won’t be disappointed.

Leather Jacket and Yellow Plaid Skirt

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Jessica Alba is just one of those who couldn’t resist this plaid trend. She opted for A-line skirt that looks very flattering and has midi length.
This look is very feminine and ladylike. You can wear it for events like business meetings, work or late evening dinners. Style it with peep-toe sandals, and you will be ready.

Cozy Coat with Maxi Skirt

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Teddy bear coats are perfect for winter because of their coziness and warmth. They are also very versatile. You can style them with any other staple. Here you can see how it looks like with maxi A-line skirt. You can definitely be sure that you will feel very cozy in this look.
Round everything off with stylish gold platforms.

Mixing the Patterns

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If you like your outfits to be interesting and eccentric, follow these steps to achieve that.
Pair your yellow plaid skirt with blue striped and a printed tee. Mixing patterns is always a good idea, so why don’t you try it? For extra yellow look add yellow shoes and white socks.
Even though it might look bit youngish, this look is very chic and stylish.

Mini Yellow Skirt

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Youngish or not, this look is perfect for hot summer days. Maybe you didn’t know but blue and yellow works perfectly together. This crop top is great for styling with a mini plaid skirt. It looks sexy, but not over-the-line.
You can style it as an everyday outfit with ankle boots or flats.

Matchy Yellow Plaid Look

yellow plaid skirt matchy look
Chiara Ferragni is a fashion influencer, so it is not a surprise she is wearing all the trendy garments. She opted for this matchy outfit combination, which is perfect for achieving youngish and stylish look within 10 minutes.
You can style this look with lace-up sandals, flats or even high heels. There are no limits when it comes to accessorizing this outfit combination.

Layer it Down

yellow plaid skirt tunic
Fall is an ideal time for playing with different layers and lengths. The weather is cold, but it gives you space for combining even summer garments with fall ones.
This black tunic is layered above the mini plaid skirt, and it looks fantastic. It is appropriate for work, going out or casual walk with your friends. Make sure to wear some comfy shoes like ankle boots or flats.

Gold Yellow

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Olivia Palermo always surprise me. Positively, let me be clear! This gold plaid pleated skirt is an amazing choice when you need an interesting and sophisticated outfit combination.
She pairs the yellow plaid skirt with a classy white button-down and pointy-toe flats for an ultimate glamorous look. You can style this for elegant occasions, weddings or birthday celebrations.

Yellow Plaid Skirt for Work

yellow plaid skirt camel sweater
If you were wondering how to style your plaid skirt not to look over the line but very business sophisticated, here is the easiest way to do that.
Asymmetric skirt with the yellow plaid pattern is a great staple to style your workwear. Add a camel sweater and some fancy pointy-toe heels.

Beyonce Love Plaid

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When I have seen Beyonce in this yellow plaid skirt, I couldn’t resist but to show you.
She pairs it with a basic printed tee and strappy sandals. The skirt is very interesting though. ALong with plaid pattern which is very modern, the ruffle on the skirt hem looks very flattering and stylish.
Choose some neutral shoes, and you will be ready for everyday wear.

Denim Jacket and Yellow Plaid Skirt

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I love mixing patterns. This denim jacket works perfectly with a plaid skirt. Even though it might not be your first choice, you need to free your creativity. If you want to make this outfit a matchy one, just opt for yellow rucksack bag. It looks very cute, while also very feminine and stylish.
This outfit is great for everyday events. However, it can be a good choice for elegant events as well.

Midi Skirt with Skater Shoes

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Here is another way to style asymmetrical plaid skirt. This time, it is for everyday events strolls, walking around.
You can style it with campus printed tee and checkered skater shoes. Add a leather jacket for an edgy look.

The yellow plaid skirt is surprisingly very versatile staple. It works great with casual and elegant staples as well. You can style it for work, or for fun.
I hope that you too try to incorporate this lovely skirt into your wardrobe. I will, for sure!
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