In this blog post I am going to talk about an icon in the casual fashion world, the red plaid dress. With all my research on this topic, I quickly realized that the most popular type of red plaid dress is the red and black plaid boyfriend shirt dress. Even so, there are many different types of shoes and accessories that you can pair with the dress that can completely change the feel of the entire look. What I am going to show you now is a list of the best red plaid outfit ideas that I have collected. Let’s dive right in.
Black and red plaid flannel shirt dress
As the first outfit on this list, I will show you one of the typical red plaid dress outfits. The outfit consists of a red and black plaid flannel shirt dress and black open toe ankle boots. As simple as this outfit is, the result is really stylish.
Red plaid flare mini dress with black leggings and heels
Although the majority of the red plaid dresses that you can get in the market is a boyfriend shirt dress like I just showed you, a red plaid dress can actually come in all sorts of shapes with different cuttings. For example, this particular red plaid dress is a flared mini dress. Wear it with black leggings and gray open toe heels for a feminine look.
Red checked mini dress with white collar
For those of you who think a red and black plaid dress can only look boyish, here is a girly one that will make you think twice. It is a red plaid mini dress with a white collar. The white round collar makes this dress look kinda cute. To complete the outfit, pair them with patterned stockings and black ballet flats for a totally adorable look.
Red Plaid Tie Waist Shirt Dress with Floppy Hat
For a stylish and artistic look, you can wear a red plaid shirt dress with a tie waist. The best shoes to make this outfit stylish would be the black leather ankle boots. You can wear a floppy hat for a stylish touch. For more outfit ideas for similar hats, check out our blog post on wearing the black floppy hat.
Red and Black Plaid Fit and Flare Dress
Here is another cute looking outfit. To achieve this beautiful look, wear a red plaid fit and flare dress with black leggings and burgundy ballet flats. I can imagine wearing this adorable outfit to a cocktail party while everyone else is wearing sexy or elegant dresses will make you stand out from this crowd. Of course, the cute dress has to match your character. This is often the key to deciding what to wear.
Plaid shirt dress with a black collar
For a bit of a tough look, you can wear a check shirt dress with a tie waist and a pair of brown suede knee high boots. This would have been a cool looking outfit on its own, but to add a touch of toughness to the outfit wear the black choker for that rough touch.
Shirt dress with an infinity scarf and knee high boots
To dress adorable and approachable, you can wear a red plaid shirt dress with a navy blue infinity knit scarf. Pair these pieces with black suede over-the-knee boots to add a feminine touch to the outfit. Wearing this beautiful outfit will make you look like the girl next door.
Red and black checked shirt dress with beige suede boots
For a classy and slightly sophisticated street outfit, you can wear a red plaid shirt dress with knee-high suede boots. Add a touch of maturity to the outfit by wearing a cheetah clutch.
Black, white, and red plaid shirt dress with a tie
Up to this point, I have only mentioned plaid dresses that only have two colors, black and red. Now let’s look at one that has an extra color and see how that works. Here we have a black, white and red plaid shirt dress. Pairing it with camel Chelsea boots and a black handbag makes it a beautiful and professional looking business casual outfit.
Black and red checked skater dress with denim jacket and felt hat
This beautiful outfit is easily my favorite on the list. The outfit consists of a red and black checkered skater dress, a short denim jacket, stockings and black leather boots. And the black felt hat has a lot to do with why this outfit looks so great too. When all parts of a complex outfit fit together perfectly, the result is simply amazing.
White Collar Red Plaid Gathered Waist Knee Length Dress
Here’s a playful outfit that actually made me think of Christmas when I first saw it. It is a red plaid ruched waist dress with beautiful white detailing including the white collar and pockets. You can simply wear it with stockings and black leather boots to complete this adorable look.
Red and black checked flannel dress with gray floppy hat
I would imagine this outfit would be great for fall. This is a red and black plaid flannel dress that both looks good and can keep you warm when the weather turns colder. Dress in black ankle boots and a gray floppy hat to create a stylish outfit that you can look easy to look at.
Wear it with a black leather jacket and heeled boots
What jacket should I wear with a red plaid shirt? There are obviously many answers to this question. I have two best answers. The first one is shown a little earlier. It’s the denim jacket. The second answer is the black leather jacket. You can wear a red plaid dress with a black leather jacket and black leather over the knee boots for a totally stylish look.
Red plaid shirt dress with high boots
For a minimal look, wear this red plaid shirt dress with a pair of black suede over-the-knee boots. That’s it. Sometimes less is more.
Red and black checked skater dress with leather jacket
For an attractive and cute look, you can wear a red plaid skater dress with a black leather jacket. A pair of black ballerina shoes is a great way to finish off your outfit.
Here are the red plaid outfit ideas that I want to share with you. These outfits are extremely easy to take off and the result is great. When the investment result is so good, nothing prevents you from trying them on.