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Tartan… never out of fashion?

Tartan… never out of fashion?

Tartan… never out of fashion?

Meet the chameleon of fashions

Tartan… It never goes out of style.  While the checks and plaids may not have a permanent spot in the limelight, it’s one of those staple designs that ticks the fashion box all year round.  Check out some great tips from CasaLivin to tartanise your home! Enjoy!

First, a Mini Lesson About Plaid and Tartan (important stuff)

Plaid and tartan – they are so not the same thing. Simply put, all tartans are plaids, but not all plaids are tartans. Plaid is a more general category of fabric woven from crossed horizontal and vertical threads in two or more colors. Tartan plaids consist of plaid patterns of a specific type. Here in the U.S., many use the terms interchangeably, but in the U.K., tartan plaid refers to a specific type of plaid.

Now onto brass tacks; some great ideas for tartan & plaid and how use it in your home. Here are some of our favorite finds for you and your home for this season.

Plaid and Tartan Finds for You and Your Space

 

Black and White Plaid Wallpaper

Black and White Plaid Wallpaper

While this fashion-led tartan plaid style wallpaper in soft charcoal and white is tres chic, it may be too much for many rooms. It work better for an accent wall.

 

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Hemmick Tartan Archer Chair (see the full range)

Not sure how you feel about it, but we think this highback dining classic chair in a mod plaid in black and white works so well.  It’s the kind of timeless design that’s going to take your interior design up a gear.

 

Plaid Glassware

Plaid Glassware

Go plaid, without quite literally going plaid, with this retro-esque drinkware set just perfect for your bar.

 

Tartan Plaid Deer Wall Art

Tartan Plaid Deer Wall Art

Give a nod to taxidermy mounts, but in a way more tasteful and humane way with this wall for all you animal lovers. No animals were harmed in the making!

 

Plaid Shirt

Plaid Shirt

Finally, don’t forget the must have plaid shirt! Pair with jeans and boots for the easiest on trend fall look ever.

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