In this blog post I’m going to talk about an icon in the casual fashion world, the red plaid dress. While doing all of my research on the subject, 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 put together with the dress that can completely change the feel of the entire look. What I’m about to show you now is a list of the best red plaid outfit ideas I’ve gathered. Let’s dive right in.
Black and red flannel plaid shirt dress
As the first outfit on this list, I’ll show you one of the typical red plaid clothing outfits. The outfit consists of a red and black plaid flannel shirt dress and black ankle boots with open toes. As simple as this outfit is, the result is really stylish.
Red plaid flare mini dress with black leggings & heels
Although the majority of the red plaid dresses you can get on 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 checkered 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’s a red checked mini dress with a white collar. The white round collar makes this dress look kind of cute. To complete the outfit, wear patterned stockings and black ballerinas for an absolutely 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 waistband. 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 lovely look, wear a red plaid fit and flared dress with black leggings and burgundy ballet flats. I can imagine that when you wear this adorable outfit to a cocktail party, you actually stand out from the crowd while everyone else is wearing sexy or elegant dresses. Of course, the cute dress has to match your character. This is often the key to deciding what to wear.
Checkered shirt dress with black collar
For a slightly tough look, you can wear a tie-waist plaid shirt dress and a pair of knee-high brown suede boots. That would have been a cool looking outfit by itself, 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 dark blue infinity knit scarf. Pair these pieces with black suede thigh high boots to add a feminine touch to the outfit. When you wear this lovely outfit you just 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 tie
Up to this point I’ve only mentioned plaid dresses that are only 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. The combination with camel chelsea boots and a black handbag makes it a nice and professional looking business casual outfit.
Black and red checked skater dress with denim jacket and felt hat
This beautiful outfit is quite simply my favorite on the list. The outfit consists of a red and black checked 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 the parts of a complex outfit blend together perfectly, the result is simply incredible.
White Collar Red Plaid Gathered Waist Knee Length Dress
Here is 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 details including the white collar and pockets. You can just wear it with stockings and black leather boots to complete this adorable look.
Red and black plaid flannel dress with a 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 great and can keep you warm when the weather gets colder. Wear black ankle boots and a gray floppy hat to create a stylish outfit that you can easily look like.
Wear it with a black leather jacket and high boots
Which jacket should I wear with a red plaid shirt? There are obviously many answers to this question. I have two best answers. The first 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 thigh high boots for an absolutely stylish look.
Red plaid flare shirt dress with high boots
For a minimal look, you can wear this red plaid shirt dress with a pair of black suede thigh high 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 I want to share with you. These outfits are extremely easy to take off and the result is great. If the investment result is this good, there is nothing to stop you from trying them on.