05 December 2013

Well Plaid

Hello from your resident busy bee! I have so many things lined up both for the blog and personal work.I guess the best way is to clear your mind and take things one step at a time. Yea?

Wore this to a stress free day. I love it when I get to escape pants and wear my minis. I've been stuck at work lately so being able to wear more urban looks is a real dream for me!

Got my racer midriff top from Love Elevenshop. Been wearing this several times already but this was the only time I got to blog about this on trend piece.

My awesome OOTD PH skirt certainly elevated my simple look. With the black piping detail it automatically transformed this basic bandage skirt. 

Decided to add this plaid polo and wrapped it around my waist. Wouldn't you agree that it's such an eighties thing to do? We've associated this plaid print with our dads or our grandfathers, sure it's been in the fashion industry for so long already but  now it's making a come back.

Okay, before we go any further. You must be wondering what's the difference between plaid and checkered?  Here you go, a visual comparison. Plaid on the left and checkered on the right. The checkered print is usually patterned with two alternating squares. While plaid has a mixture of stripes and bars overlapping each other. Now that that's covered let's proceed with  interiors shall we?

With present day interiors, we're all about having fun. Besides the usual classic way to style our homes, now, unconventional ideas are open too! Such as mixing a plaid upholstered chairs with super modern tables.

If the idea of going bold scares you a bit you can add small dosages of these ye old prints. A little goes a long way, and with it's striking visual it certainly makes a statement into your space.

Love Elevenshop Black Racer Top | OOTD PH  White Bandage Skirt | Plaid Polo (Old) | Zalora PH Heels

Hope that was helpful. Will you guys give in to plaid prints? :)

*photos with no watermarks were grabbed from various sites*


  1. Love how the plaid shirt tones down the whole look! Nice outfit :) xx


  2. Hi Yannn!! So funny, my next post was gonna be with a plaid polo wrapped around my waist too! So yes to your last question, for the first time in my life I thinkI gave in to plaid! :)) love this look!! The plaid addition is genius! Drooling over the heels and skirt! Didnt think the skirt would look so legit!! I think I just might get one!! :)) xxx

    1. Great minds think alike. ;) Thank you for the nice words dawn!

  3. Love the whole outfit Miss Gillian! :)

    Ericka of http://behappyblue.blogspot.com

  4. wonderful outfit, and you wear it well . . .

  5. I don't intend to sound obnoxious, but I believe "plaid" is pronounced "plad" rhymes with "dad", as opposed to "paid" with an L. It's a gaelic word.


    Hope this helps! ^_^

  6. I love this print, so stylish


Thanks for commenting you guys! Will answer as soon as I can if there are any questions. <3

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