Tartan is particularly associated with Scotland. For example, Scottish kilts almost always have tartan patterns. As is this beautiful
Tartan is one of the patterns known as plaid in North America, but in Scotland, a plaid is a tartan cloth slung over the shoulder, or a blanket. Fashion designers like Marc Jacobs, Jil Sanders introduced the fabric in their Summer 2012 fashion lines, and fashion house Ruffian introduced the new fashion trend for Fall 2012. So its almost certain that this tartan fashion trend will continue into 2013.
When shopping for tartan/ plaid clothing, take your time and get it right. Don’t just wear a thick plaid button shirt with skinny jeans and a trench coat. Instead, get your swag on by having a little fun with the way you include plaid in your wardrobe.
-Go bold with plaid print pants or accessorize with tartan scarfs, shoes, collars or bags. Layer with heavier tartan items and don’t be afraid to wear print on print. Like this ...
And it’s not a fashion trend unique to just women however; The tartan trend on just as many men. And why not; in these times classic fashion makes plenty of sense as a street style trend.
A cool way to throw in a little tartan is with a tie. Check out this