A plaid shirt is a staple in men’s closets. While a plaid shirt is ever-reliable as a gift, this traditional pattern is showing up in non-traditional ways this fall.
Plaid on clothing and accessories is a trend we love at Murdoch’s. We’re recommending you keep an eye on plaid gifts to give friends and family this year, be it traditional or slightly out-of-the-box.
Fun New Plaid Ideas
Let’s be clear, though. When we say out-of-the-box, we aren’t talking about crazy NYC Fashion Week prints. There’s some scary stuff out there.
We’re talking about plaid from Murdoch’s favorite brands – brands that we trust to spruce up our style in ways that work for our customers. We’re talking about functional, real-life plaid that honors the cozy and warm qualities we all associate with this pattern. We’re talking about loving plaid with a bit of a throw-back, retro look that’s easy to wear and integrate into existing wardrobes.
The tartan print is showing up in our western fashion clothing in a variety of ways. Women’s accessories, like scarves and boots, are fun places to throw it into the mix. Modern fits with an updated plaid pattern – look for bright, punchy colors – are another way to give a great plaid gift. A plaid cap or wallet for guys is an awesome gift this year. Here are some updated plaid gift ideas to try.
When it comes down to it, die-hard farmers and ranchers have loved plaid prints since day one. With fashion-forward brands embracing it as a trend, this pattern has and probably always will resonate with anyone who knows what to do with a tractor. If you’re shopping for someone who’s more of the traditional type, here are a few can’t-go-wrong shirts for men, women and kids.