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It's easy to feel like you're 5 years old again when you wear red plaid (or like you're 15 and on your way to a pop-punk show). Especially when you rock it during the holidays, a crimson tartan, checker, or madras can feel like you're dressed to go get your picture snapped at your department store's portrait studio. But, there's no need to sport the pattern with white tights, hot-rolled bangs, and patent-leather shoes. There are plenty of ways to wear the festive fabric without looking like a holiday postcard. In fact, these five ladies do it in ways that feel downright timeless. Click ahead to check out their fierce style.
Singer Mary Lambert is taking over the world. In addition to her poetry, musical collabs, a recently released debut LP (Heart On My Sleeve), blogs, videos, and plans to one day conquer Broadway, the 25-year-old Massachusetts resident is still planning more. Which is a feat, considering she's already done so much. A GLAAD read
The wedding dress may be the first thing people notice as you're coming down the aisle, but no bridal look is complete without a few thoughtful
accessories. It's those seemingly small touches — like your "something old" or "something blue" — that can turn a gown into a moment. A delicate lace veil is a prime read