The modern way to wear checks? Urban, sporty touches, such as side-stripe trackpants, bomber jackets, trainers and layers – suddenly, classic plaid, dogtooth and tartan are super cool! And why stick to one fabric when a wealth of lavish layers looks so spectacular? When the wind blows, drape a blanket coat over your shoulders to add extra elegance.
Blanket coat, £19.90, one size, Uniqlo. Coat, £75, 8-18, Red Herring at Debenhams. Rollneck, £12, 8-22, M&CO. Trousers, £24.99, 8-18, Lindex