Tartan Guide

Tartans are rich in history and add interest to any outfit. The holiday season is the best time of year to get out your favorite tartans. Here are four patterns to look for to add to your collection:

Screen shot 2014-12-01 at 9.35.05 PMBlackwatch is an old favorite that’s easy to find anywhere. My favorite pick is the monogrammed blackwatch plaid scarf from Land’s End.


Screen shot 2014-12-01 at 9.25.40 PMMy new favorite plaid, you can find an abundance of this pattern at L.L. Bean and Land’s End. I can’t wait to wear these pants this season.


Screen shot 2014-12-02 at 12.07.02 PMA classic color combination, macbeth plaid is a lovely pattern to layer over or under a solid neutral sweater. This vest from Talbots is my favorite pick.


Screen shot 2014-12-02 at 12.13.21 PMI love red buffalo check, but black buffalo check has caught my eye recently. It’s crisp enough to wear after the holidays in the colder months without looking too much like Christmas. This tea set from C Wonder would make such a cute gift.


What’s your favorite tartan?




2 Comments on Tartan Guide

  1. Michaela
    December 2, 2014 at 11:53 pm (9 years ago)

    This was an awesome post and now I’m so glad I know all the different names! Love the pieces you picked out too!

    Michaela || The Monogrammed Midwesterner

    • thedressdecoded
      December 3, 2014 at 1:54 am (9 years ago)

      Thank you so much! I love your blog!


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