Mannequins wearing a plaid jacket from the Material Girl clothing line by Madonna and her daughter Lola on display at the Material Girl clothing line launch at Macy's Herald Square on August 3, 2010, in New York City.
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Petites can wear plaid, and following these plaid fashion tips can help create a plaid look to love. There's no need for short women to shy away from plaid when there are several great ways for petites to wear plaid.
- Plaid fashion tip #1
Wear a plaid in dark colors. Dark colors recede and slim.
- Plaid fashion tip #2
Wear a subtle plaid. Subtle plaids such as Glen plaid patterns can be worn as fashion neutrals.
- Plaid fashion tip #3
Wear a diagonal plaid. Wearing a plaid that's cut on the bias so that it drapes diagonally helps slim by avoiding horizontal lines that are created when plaid is cut on the fabric grain.
- Plaid fashion tip #4
Wear plaid that's not oversized. Stick to plaid patterns that are small to medium in size for a more slimming look and leave the oversized plaids to tall women.
- Plaid fashion tip #5
Wear just a touch of plaid. Plaid piping on a dress, a plaid scarf, a tartan handbag--if you feel overwhelmed in plaid clothing but want to add some plaid fashion to your wardrobe, choose just a touch of plaid.