If you are looking for ideas for women’s black watch plaid outfits, you have come to the right place. Black watch plaid is one of my favorite classic, preppy prints because it never ceases to be beautiful or timeless. It goes particularly well with a corduroy skirt, for example. Buy it once, wear it forever!
Frequently Asked Questions About Black Watch Plaid
Black watch plaid was associated with the British infantry Black Watch regiment. It was worn first by the six “watch” companies in the Highlands, which were formed in 1725. It was produced by over sixty weavers and worn for hundreds of years by Scottish soldiers around the world.
The colors black, green and blue form black watch plaid.
Today, black watch plaid can be worn by anyone! It is a classic and timeless print that evokes the coziness of holidays and winter beyond. Black watch plaid pieces are investment items that can be bought at reasonable prices yet worn year after year.
American-designed Ralph Lauren is especially known for its offering of black watch plaid each, and the stylish Duchess Kate Middleton has been spotted in black watch plaid as well.
Personally, when I think of black watch plaid, I think of my favorite movie, Home Alone.
Women’s Black Watch Plaid Outfits
Below I have highlighted my favorite black watch plaid women’s outfits by category. Click the pictures to shop:
A black watch plaid scarf is an affordable classic. I bought mine a few years ago and absolutely love it to this day. This version from J.Crew Factory is a versatile must!
It wouldn’t be 2020 without face mask recommendations. This two-pack including a black watch plaid mask is available at J.Crew Factory.
You can find more black watch plaid face mask options on Etsy.
Jacket / Coat
I swooned over a black watch plaid jacket all last year, then finally bought it. The option from Talbots below is unique yet timeless.
I wore a black watch plaid top for Christmas Eve myself last year. This year, I adore the below ruffled black watch plaid top from one of my favorite classic / preppy style retailers, Tuckernuck:
Black watch plaid pants have just the right amount of flair, and Talbots has a great, cozy velveteen pair this year.
What I love about this black watch plaid Gap dress is that it can be dressed up or down. Besides sneakers, it would also look great with black tights and boots or booties.
I still recall a perfectly traditional black watch plaid skirt that was worn in Home Alone and, way back in my childhood, I went on the hunt to recreate the look with a green cable knit sweater. It makes me feel cozy and happy just thinking about it. Below is one from J.Crew that you may never regret purchasing.
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