After returning home from Seattle with a plaid cape coat, two plaid flannel shirts, and window pane plaid trousers and pullover, I am now eyeing a gingham button-down. I clearly have checks on my mind, and intend to wear them all season long. For those of you sharing my “mad for plaid” mood, I’ve rounded up some fun plaid-spiration:

Fab Links from Our Members

La Belle Demimondaine found Kali’s shopping and un-shopping processes very understandable, and relatable. She was also quite taken with the concepts of a “Minimalist Haul”, and “Five Outfits Level 2”.

MuseumGal enjoyed this NPR piece on power dressing for women.

After ordering a few pieces from Ann Taylor and exploring ways to wear them Carole found their blog, and she loves the “3 Ways to Wear” posts. Great ideas to get the creative juices flowing!

16 Ways to Tuck, Tie, Roll, and Twist Your Clothes Like a Stylist“. Citygirldc was delighted to come across this Buzzfeed article, as she has always wanted to know how to do these styling tricks.

Ingunn likes the concept behind new website Wardrobe Icons: “A very tightly edited fashion shopping site is interesting, because for me, fewer choices are always better, at least that’s how I feel when I browse their site.”

Vildy thought this article on “dynamic pricing” was very interesting.

Angie lets us know that Jean Paul Gaultier’s very last ready-to-wear runway show did not disappoint and received a standing ovation by all. In true Gaultier fashion, he challenges runway conventions with a huge sense of humour and enormous creativity. Be sure to read all about his motivations behind the designs for this collection in the write-up. It’s a masterpiece. 

Last but not least, Angie also thinks the Moschino’s 2015 Spring “Barbie” show is worth a peek. She said: “It’s time to forget about how you really feel about Barbie, and enjoy the show for the drama and creativity that came down the runway. Those oversized plastic accessories are a work of art.”