See Why Windowpane Prints Are Fall's Rad Plaid Alternative

by Claire Knebl

Sick of plain ol' plaid? Then this is one trend you'll totally want to check out! From sweaters to skirts, all our fall essentials have received a graph paper-like makeover as of late. Inspired by the criss-crossing of old-fashioned windowpanes, this checkered pattern is the ideal combo of classic and cutting edge.

We suggest wearing one statement piece (like a Gap sweater) or mixing multiple items with varying square sizes (an oversize print is perfect for pairing with a Dorothy Perkins scarf, which offers a miniature take on the trend). Click through to see our favorite picks!

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