Why We’re Loving Plaid This Fall

We are ready for fall at Brooklyn Cloth and what is more fall than plaid plaid this fall because it’s the perfect piece for any outfit to give that outdoorsy lived-in look. Whether you’re out at a football game, picking pumpkins, or need something cozy for your Halloween costume, it’s a perfect time to wear the season’s most festive print. This iconic look has been coming back season after season even before the fashion show began.

 

History

Historically, the Scottish invented tartan, now called plaid, in the 18th century as a way to dress their tribe. When the American and British recreated the textile, it became plaid as we know it today. In the 70’s it was worn on popular TV and became a hit, where it transitioned in the 80s to the grunge that many are accustomed to seeing it as today.

 

Even in the 90s and 00s we saw plaid take a different turn with ripped jeans and combat boots or worn as a mini skirt with a preppy sweater. While many wore it as overcoats for warmth, that still shows today with fashions like Gucci and their capes, the Madewell blazer, or Brooklyn Cloth's cozy sherpa-lined jacket.

 

Why Keeps Coming Back

Many also associate with working outside or cozying up on the couch, which is why many likely flock to it when the weather gets colder. The stress of school starting and holidays on the horizon makes many want to crawl back into the covers while working when the weather drops is enough for anyone to think twice about snoozing their alarm.

 

The ease and access of the pattern, making a plaid look good on virtually anyone, along with being able to layer up during colder months is why many people flock to the pattern. Waking up early to bring the kids to school, going out to work in the cold weather, or during the morning commute, something that will look good and feel amazing is best for most people, which is why the versatile fabric makes its debut every fall season.

 

How to Style

The shacket is in this season and we are all over it at Brooklyn Cloth. Our Cream Flannel Hooded Zip Shacket is a blend of shirt and jacket, creating the perfect merge between the two.

 

Pair this comfortable Cream Flannel Hooded Zip Shacket with our joggers and sneakers for a laidback tailgating party or with a black shirt and pants to dress it up for your fall dinner party. For the ladies this pairs great with your LBD to give that extra coziness or with your favorite leggings and sweater for that fall girl fit.

Cream Flannel Shacket

The perfect staple in your wardrobe will never go out of style. If you’re little chilly running errands, need something to layer for your super cute Halloween costume, or even throw on for your brunch plans, regular plaid flannel is the way to go in fall. Plaid is the perfect throwover for your lumberjack look or the perfect Stranger Things costume.

Our Red Shadow Plaid Flannel Shirt is staple to your wardrobe that never gets old. The shadow plaid design gives a more subtle pattern than regular plaid, upping your style game. The pinnacle of plaid flannel and what you need for your Saturday hay ride with your friends or acing the Eleven lookalike Halloween competition.

Red Shadow Plaid Flannel Shirt

When the weather turns colder and raking leaves turn into shoveling snow, it's easy to keep great style while being warm in the books. With the Navy Thermal Lined Flannel Shacket there’s no way to be cold during a long football game, ice skating at the rink, or seeing the holiday lights.

Wear this as a blazer with your favorite over-the-knee boots and skirt, or pair with our joggers and a sweater during those cold months. Either way, you’ll be super warm while looking cool.

Navy Thermal Lined Flannel Shacket

The Brown Sherpa Lined Flannel Shacket is a perfect solution to all the winter woes that you might have. With plush sherpa lining this shacket is the goto for any cold weather.

Bringing Christmas cookies or skiing will be for this warm and comfortable coat. Throw on with jeans and sneakers or complete the cozy look with our cream joggers to get away with looking cool but feeling like you just rolled out of bed.

Brown Sherpa Lined Flannel Shacket

 

If the weather is turning like it always does in fall, the Heavy Flannel Shacket is perfect for any occasion. This outdoorsy heavier shirt jacket blend will keep you looking cool and warm through your outdoor hike or setting up Halloween decorations. Pair this with jeans, joggers, or khakis to make this look great for fall.

The four distinct colors this shacket comes in will keep you coming back to the closet again and again with something fresh every time. This can pair well over a t-shirt or hoodie or under your wool coat if it gets too cold. will keep your wardrobe fall-ready.

Black and white Flannel

The #bkfam is ready for fall and we love plaid that goes along with the season. Brooklyn Cloth is stocked with flannels and plaid to incorporate throughout the entire fall and winter, which is why we’re so obsessed because it can be worn throughout the rest of the year. Plaid has been in since the 18th century and it still comes back fresh every year. Everyone loves and reaches for the fabric each fall for that warm feeling and easy outfit ideas. Pair our plaid flannels and plaid shackets with our joggers, t-shirts, or pants to keep a comfortable and look all fall and winter. Wear your plaid and don’t forget to tag us!


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