Your button-down in your awkward family Christmas photo circa 1991. Britney Spears' skirt. The closet of every punk star imaginable. Lumberjacks. This is probably what comes to mind when you think about plaid. But, in the era of #normcore and '90s revival, this checked print couldn't be any more modern right now — popping up in collections from Delpozo to Victoria Beckham.
But, it doesn't stop there. Our favorite lines like Topshop, Rachel Comey, and MSGM injected the tartan fabric into their collections, too. Click through to scope out 38 of the best plaid finds of the season, including accessories, coats, and sweaters. Go for one item in your fall ensemble, or if you're feeling brave, try it head-to-toe. Yes, it works. Whatever you choose, we promise you'll forever love what lies ahead.