There’s no question that denim shorts, canvas shorts, and even leather shorts look great and are versatile. But if you’re already a bit bored and want to up your shorts outfit game a bit, you’ve come to the right place. Today I am going to talk about the plaid shorts that will make you look stylish and unique. The most popular are probably the black and white and the red and black. It’s almost like borrowing a page from the super popular boyfriend shirts. To better show you how to style them, I have compiled a list of the best plaid shorts ideas. Let’s get in right away.
Black and white checked shorts with a long cardigan
While the topic of the plaid shorts in this blog post might sound very specific or overly specific at first glance, it actually isn’t, and here’s why. The black and white plaid shorts and the red and black ones can give you two completely different feelings. For example, to build a chic business casual outfit, you can wear the black and white plaid shorts with a black sweater and black cardigan. Wear black over the knee boots to complete your look.
Red and black plaid shorts with blazer & white printed t-shirt
Now, with a pair of red and black plaid shorts, the outfit looks much more casual and street outfit-like. However, you can still base a business casual outfit on it. Wear the shorts simply with a t-shirt with a white print and a black blazer. Wear black heels to complete your outfit with elegance.
Black t-shirt with multicolored plaid shorts
Sometimes you can use beautiful accessories to turn your casual outfit into an elegant casual outfit. For example, wearing the black t-shirt with the black, blue and white plaid shorts would look stylish and casual. Pair it with a yellow leather handbag and black ballet flats to be sure you look good as a business casual outfit.
Sky blue sleeveless shirt with buttons and dark blue and green checked shorts
An easy way to look more feminine is to wear feminine colors like sky blue and pink. For example, wear a sky blue button down sleeveless shirt and belted dark blue and green plaid high rise shorts. Pair them with black stockings and a pair of pink ankle boots to look both ladylike and stylish.
White blazer with black blouse and checked shorts
To look stylish and slightly artistic, a black and white outfit is usually a very good option. For example, you can wear a black blouse with a white blazer for the top. Pair them with black and white checkered mini shorts and black open toe gladiator heels to look super chic.
Neon pink knit sweater with black and white checkered shorts
Now let’s take a 180 degree turn and look at a super casual outfit that you might want to wear when you go shopping or stop by a friend’s. To shape this look, you can wear a neon pink knit sweater and pair it with black and white plaid shorts. Wear black sandals for a seriously cool and casual look.
Fitted knit sweater with black and gray checked shorts
If you’ve put a lot of effort into getting a slim waist, this no-show skin-off outfit is a great way to show off your waist a little. Pair a light gray cable bodycon sweater with black and gray check shorts to finish off this look. Wear black stockings and black ballet flats to complete this minimal and elegant look.
Red check shorts with black bomber jacket and cropped t-shirt
Now let’s look at a stylish and youthful street look. Start with a black cropped t-shirt and black bomber jacket. Wear red and black check mini shorts to look slim and tall. To make this outfit both stylish and ladylike, pair a pair of black stockings and oxford shoes to complete the look.
Blue sequin sweater with gray mini shorts and stockings
To achieve this shiny business casual look, you can wear a white button down shirt and layer it with a blue sequin sweater. Add another layer by wearing a black coat. For the rest of the outfit, wear gray check mini shorts, black stockings and black leather pointed heels to complete the look.
Wear it with a white blouse and a black blazer
Here’s another black and white business casual outfit that’s super easy to pull off. To achieve this look, wear a black blazer over a white blouse. Pair them with black and white checked shorts and black ballet flats to look stylish and elegant at the same time.
Short white lace cami with dark blue and white checkered mini shorts
This is the type of outfit you’d want to wear for a beach hangout when you don’t want to swim and don’t want to wear a bikini. To achieve this look, you can wear a demure sexy cropped camisole with white lace for the bodice. Pair it with navy and white min plaid shorts and nude heels to look refreshing.
White V-neck t-shirt and light blue checkered mini shorts
If you want to lessen the sexuality of the previous outfit, you can simply wear a white V-neck t-shirt to replace the camisole. Combine the white t-shirt with light blue and light yellow plaid shorts. Wear white sandals to look extraordinarily cool and off-duty.
White blazer with red checked shorts
Here is a very unique or even playful outfit idea. To achieve this look, you can wear a white blouse with a white blazer for the top. Pair them with red and white plaid shorts that actually look like a piece of tablecloth. Wear pink platform heels with open toes to add a feminine touch to the look.
Black and black plaid skyscraper shorts with a white sleeveless top
To look simple and pretty, you can simply wear a white sleeveless t-shirt with red and plaid shorts. A black leather bag and a pair of black ballet flats are a great complement to this outfit.
Black sleeveless top with a round neckline and checkered mini shorts
For a sleek and simple look, you can simply wear a sleeveless bodycon top with a black crew neck and black and white plaid shorts. For shoes, wear pink leather pointed toe shoes to look ladylike.
Here are the plaid shorts outfit ideas that look stylish and unique. Wearing jean shorts is great without a doubt, but it’s just fun to add some variety to your outfits. Try these outfit ideas.