5 Ways to Wear Plaid Pants

•• Office Appropriate Outfits - Spring

Chicago style blogger, plaid pants, camel blazer, black blouse, leopard heels

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Blazer – old (similar) | Shirt – clothing swap (similar) | Pants – The Limited (similar) | Shoes – Karen Scott via Macy’s (similar) | Necklace – J. Crew via Poshmark (similar)

Welcome to Thursday aka my last day in the office before VACATION! Yes, I’m just a wee bit excited. I was not excited, however, about this inspiration outfit. I’ll be honest, it seemed awfully similar to Tuesday’s and just kind of blah. Still, it gave me an excuse to wear another one of my new-to-me pieces that I picked up at the clothing swap a few weekends ago.

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I felt as though my closet was lacking in simple, black, work-appropriate tops so when I saw this one I grabbed it up. I’ve really been into more flow-y tops recently and this one was perfect. And as for the outfit? I suppose it has two more things going for it. One, it made me break out of my box and put these pants with black. They are a brown, black and cream plaid and yet I’ve never worn them with black. And two, it gives me an excuse to participate in Bri’s Third Thursday Threads topic of showing you how to wear something multiple ways. What is that something? These plaid pants!

what to wear with plaid pants, Chicago style blogger

Clockwise from top left: 1/2/3/4/5

Plus, a bonus sixth that didn’t make the collage!

Next week I actually have several fun posts coming up so even though I’ll be off getting a tan (after running 13.1 miles, mind you) I hope you’ll still come by to see what’s happening. There will still be outfit posts since you all clearly told me those were your favorites in the reader poll, so no worries there, either!

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  1. Bri Marie

    Those pants are way more versatile than I would think originally. And wow, you are GOOD at taking photos in different locations! So many different backgrounds :)

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    1. Erin @ Loop Looks Post author

      I know, right? I used to think I could only wear these pants with brown but I’ve gotten a lot more use out of them now that I’ve branched out.

      As for the pictures, it helps that we live in the city. Lots of places to walk within 5 minutes.

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