In This Post: A hand-picked assortment of this season’s most stunning and versatile holiday plaid dresses for Christmas outfits. | Featuring the Gal Meets Glam Collection Robyn maxi dress photographed at Red Barn Inn
Ever since styling a red plaid dress outfit in October, plaid pieces have been catching my eye right and left and have been offering an endless amount of holiday outfit inspiration. Plaid dresses really never go out of style, so there isn’t a bad time to add one or a few to your wardrobe. They feel festive on their own without having to add any fuss or fluff. Scroll down and shop the images below for a handpicked selection of stunning plaid dresses for Christmas and beyond!
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Plaid dresses for holiday outfits
In years past, there’s always an outpour of elevated and formal plaid dresses to shop from, but this year, plaid has taken a more casual turn into looser silhouettes like this remarkable velvet plaid shift dress, flannel button-down inspired styles like this $37 swing plaid shirt dress, and trendy overall dresses that can easily be styled with a fitted sweater or turtleneck bodysuit underneath for a layered look. Plaid maxi dresses are also a great way to embrace comfort and warmth, too, since you can layer with tights or leggings and no one will ever know.
Please dresses offer the perfect way to coordinate the family in a classic, easy-to-style way. You can find a number of plaid dresses for women and little girls as well as a variety of plaid shirts or pants for men and kids. I’m especially in love with the options that Ivy City Co has. There’s a vintage-inspired plaid dress (with pockets!), a baby plaid onesie, and a matching mini plaid girls dress.
When thinking about how to style a plaid dress for holiday outfits, keep in mind that less is more since the plaid print itself already makes such a classic statement. Keep scrolling for the best selection of plaid Christmas dresses available from retailers this holiday season!
For comfort, try a plaid shirt dress
The theme of this holiday season is definitely “festive but comfortable”, right? After all, we have been living in our 2 piece loungewear sets and legging outfits for like 9 months now. It would be unrealistic to switch mode to completed glammed up. Enter the plaid shirt dress. A festive shirt dress offers a seasonal look without sacrificing the comfortable styles we’ve been settling into so far in 2020. Plus, shirt dresses are super easy to pair with black leggings with you need a warmer outfit.
If you want a classic look, go with a tartan Christmas dress?
If you’re looking for a tartan dress, we really get this confused in today’s retail industry. From my understanding, tartan refers to the type of fabric some plaid pieces are made from (often more of a wool-based fabrication). Unfortunately, that distinction is often lost and some pieces are labeled “tartan” as an interchangeable word for plaid rather than referring to the type of fabric. Needless to say, if you want to broaden your search for plaid dresses, be sure to try searching the word “tartan” as well. I can’t speak to the fabrications of the options below, but the dresses sure are gorgeous!
Plaid dresses at Target
When it comes to this season’s plaid dresses, Target has really delivered on their assortment. Check out some of the amazing holiday styles below! My favorite is this short sleeve plaid wrap dress which is so classic and would pair perfectly with a cardigan on top for added warmth.