Gone Mad: Decor Goes Plaid
In preparation for this post, we conducted a little experiment: Instead of haunting our usual lunch spot, we ventured a little further out and parked ourselves at an outdoor table at a cafe in Eagle Rock for a little…people watching. Well, more like plaid watching. The
research was very, very simple: Count the number of people wearing plaid. Granted, we MAY have stacked the deck a bit with our neighborhood of choice, but still: 36 out of roughly 60 people we saw during our lunch break were all resurrecting this grungy trend. After tallying up every flannel shirt, every plaid tunic/smock/dress/muumuu, and every scarf within the hour, we surmised that plaid’s hostile takeover of LA’s East side is still going strong after all these months–and it’s only a matter of time when it infiltrates our homes. Oh wait! It already has…take a look at some these offerings…
Crate and Barrel’s London Chair upholstered in Sutton plaid ($599) attempts to pair up a contemporary chair with a plaid that really does look like it came straight out of a Woolrich’s catalogue.
You may remember this buffalo plaid sofa from Cilla Ramnek’s apartment.
Leslie over at AT:SF featured this Plaid Console/Crendenza by Thomas Wold about a month ago.
Fliptstudio is offering this oversized oval ottoman in their Etsy shop for $195.
What’s your take on plaid in the the home? Share your opinion in the comments…