Photo: Jamar Stephens

Photo: Jamar Stephens

Afiya Francisco is a Style Expert, television and fashion personality, speaker, and brand ambassador. The Style House is a multimedia platform designed to help women approach their personal style with confidence, simplicity & joy. 

Plaid Shirt – Trend Tolerance: Low

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For those of us who distinctly remember the grunge era – Nirvana, Marc Jacobs for Perry Ellis, Wayne's World, etc. – a plaid shirt may initially seem off-putting; you know the adage about avoiding trends your second time around... But here are five looks, that range from downright simple (thanks Katie Holmes!) to more involved (Taylor Tomasi Hill, of course!), that put that argument to rest. Don't call it a comeback.

On the subject of plaid, I recently stopped by the Steven & Chris set to chat about even more ways to wear this print – here's a link to the episode (third segment).

Trend Tolerance level: Low/Medium Low. 

Fuzzy Sweater

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