Black, White and Red | Mixed Checks and Tartan for Winter

Winter style: Black and white plaid and red tartan
I think I’m going to be all over mixed checks this autumn/winter – and I’m feeling a strong urge to stock up on oversized tartan scarves too. One (this red one) just doesn’t seem enough! Both of these pieces are from last winter, though the check trend is still going strong and you can get some beauties online right now. This  from Asos is similar and this  is pretty much a dead ringer for mine, though I’ve got my eye on a after seeing new (to-me) blogger Ashley from Array of Style looking amazing in hers.

So are you rocking the tartan/check/plaid this season – and have you broken out the woolly hats and beanies like me yet?! Do share in the comments (and please don’t miss the note below about voting for me in the , lovely readers)…

Winter style: Black and white plaid and red tartan
Winter style: Black and white plaid and red tartan
Winter style: Black and white plaid and red tartan
Winter style: Black and white plaid and red tartan
Coat: c/o Marks & Spencer AW13 | Scarf: Romwe | Trousers: Topshop | Booties: New Look | Hat: River Island | Bag: Asos | Sunglasses: French Connection

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P.S. If you haven’t yet, please don’t forget to (I’m entered in the Retail & Fashion category) – your vote would mean so much to me. It’s very quick and easy… Thank you!!

Linking up to: Visible Monday, Let It Shine, Share in Style, Monday Mingle, Style Sessions, Trend Spin Link-Up, What I Wore Wednesday, Throwback Thursday, Passion for Fashion Friday, Friday’s Fab Favourites

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  1. 27 November 2014 / 9:33 pm

    Lovely look. You know I am a great lover of black and white with a bright colour. Beautiful bag too.
    Even a beanie suits you.

  2. 26 November 2014 / 7:45 pm

    Hello again dear Catherine, please don´t forget to vote tomorrow for your favourite look tomorrow ( Rosy and I are not included in the voting. This is all about you all)
    Tons of kisses

  3. 25 November 2014 / 4:48 pm

    such a fabulous outfit, love how you've mixed checks!! so stylish!!

  4. 25 November 2014 / 1:14 pm

    Always pure style and fabulousness, dear Catherine.
    Thank you for #bloggersharingstyle with all of us

    • 25 November 2014 / 8:50 pm

      Aww thanks Sacramento – and for hosting the link up of course!! Another great theme…!

  5. 24 November 2014 / 2:01 pm

    Love the mix of plaids! Especially the coat! 🙂

    • 24 November 2014 / 5:26 pm

      It is one of my fave coats, Laurie! Thank you sweetie x

  6. 24 November 2014 / 11:46 am

    Great pattern mixing! I love the bright red on top of the black and white coat.

    • 21 November 2014 / 1:41 pm

      Awwww Dawn thank you!! Such a nice compliment! xx

  7. 19 November 2014 / 4:31 pm

    Haha, the hat is everything! I love playful hats like that one! And of course, the tartan scarf is spectacular! I saw some gorgeous, huge scarves in Zara, I'm too stingy to get one, but damn, they were beautiful!

    • 19 November 2014 / 7:26 pm

      I think huge oversized scarves are going to be my "thing" this winter, Keit… how did you resist the ones in Zara?! You have more willpower than me…!! Thanks sweetie x

  8. 19 November 2014 / 2:39 pm

    Hi Catherine,

    I always feel dwarfed in plaid – but shall possibly try it next winter when it rolls down here.

    Your bag totally steals the show for me. Love it

    Have a stunning day

    • 19 November 2014 / 3:08 pm

      That's funny you say about feeling dwarfed by plaid, Wendy – it tends to be the go-to pattern for most people, even those who are afraid of it! But I'm glad you'll try it when you have your winter…! Thank you sweetie x

  9. 19 November 2014 / 12:10 pm

    This is definitely my all time favourite, perfect combination! Love the Red!

    • 19 November 2014 / 1:11 pm

      That's a lovely thing to say – thanks Nicolene! xx

  10. 19 November 2014 / 6:57 am

    Just voted for you – good luck! I am loving all the plaid I see this season. I may have gotten the mad for plaid fever and picked up few items. Great mix of patterns.


    • 19 November 2014 / 1:11 pm

      Alice you're brilliant, thank you so much!! The shops have gone a bit bonkers for plaid this season, haven't they…?!

  11. 18 November 2014 / 9:56 pm

    Black and white, checks and plaids – all fabulous cold-weather pieces. You look terrific, C. xox

    • 18 November 2014 / 11:01 pm

      Ya think so, Patti?! ;)) Thank you my lovely x

    • 24 November 2014 / 2:33 pm

      Thanks for sharing with Visible Monday, too, xoxo.

  12. 18 November 2014 / 7:31 pm

    I am obsessed with this coat and scarf combo!!

    • 18 November 2014 / 11:00 pm

      I have to admit I am too, Brandi…! Thank you sweetie x

    • 18 November 2014 / 10:59 pm

      Thank you Jeanne! You're a sweetheart!

    • 18 November 2014 / 10:59 pm

      Aww thanks JJ… you're too kind as always!!

  13. 18 November 2014 / 6:59 pm

    Plaid on plaid — I would never have thought of that. Way to go!

    • 18 November 2014 / 10:58 pm

      I'm a little over enthusiastic when it comes to pattern mixing, Kate…!! Thank you hun x

    • 18 November 2014 / 10:58 pm

      Hi Maggie – and thank you, I really appreciate it! x

    • 18 November 2014 / 10:57 pm

      You're such a love, thank you Kelsey xx

    • 18 November 2014 / 4:24 pm

      Thanks so much, Monika! You're a total star xx

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