Of the Moment: Tartan

From the moment we saw Cher sporting that infamous schoolgirl getup in Clueless, we've been mad for plaid. This traditional Scottish pattern has been around for centuries, and since then we've watched it zealously taken up by pop culture and high fashion alike. Rich in color and bold in pattern, plaid and tartan make the perfect statement as we transition into blustery winter weather. Truly versatile, tartan has seamlessly made its way from the 90s grunge uniform to the runway (as seen in the Rag & Bone Fall 2010 Ready-to-Wear look above). We love how this craze is now being incorporated into home accessories, offering a punch of style that's part masculine, part traditional, and entirely chic.

1. Mid Century Plaid Dish Set, $48 | 2. Rag & Bone Fall 2010 Ready-to-Wear Collection | 3. "Vinnie" Plaid Letterpress Notecards, 6-Pack, $24 | 4. Tartan Round-Toe Pump, $214 | 5. Speck iPad Fitted Case - Tartan Plaid White, $35.99 | 6. M·A·C "A Tartan Tale" Tartan Eye Shadow, $19.50 | 7. Burberry Medium Smoked Check Leather Hobo Bag in Black, $1495

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