1. Bershka Straight Cut Wool Coat ($70)

A budget-friendly riff on the Meghan Markle trenchcoat that launched 2018's craze for plaids, this casual wool-blend driving coat is no $1,000 Burberry. But the appeal of its silhouette and classic colors "will last multiple seasons." Buy it at Bershka.

2. By the Way Cher Wrap Skirt ($52)

Consider it "what Cher Horowitz would wear if Clueless were set in 2018." This fully lined cotton skirt uses an airier plaid and a touch of asymmetry to update the look Alicia Silverstone made iconic in 1995. Buy it at Revolve.

3. Topshop Check Bumbag ($35)

The unexpected fanny-pack renaissance meets the tartan trend in a playful fast-fashion accessory that "definitely will not remind you of your grandmother's wardrobe." The material is pure PVC and "looks rad in plaid." Buy it at Topshop.

4. Chelsea 28 Plaid Blazer ($109)

Add easy elegance to any outfit with a poly-blend blazer in a subtle plaid. This one can be your everyday lightweight jacket or the perfect complement to a pair of high-waisted jeans and a deep-V black bodysuit. Buy it at Nordstrom.

5. & Other Stories Duo Platform Heels ($129)

Still not sure you're ready to wear plaid? Test the waters with these two-tone platform heels. They have "a swinging '60s vibe," and when the temperature drops, they'll "look great with a pair of socks." Buy it at & Other Stories.

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