How to wear plaid to the office- 9 to 5 Style

9 to 5 style


Welcome to 9 to 5 Style! The third  Monday of every month Jennie of A Pocketful of Polka Dots and I will showcase a theme featuring our individual takes on a professional look. Our aim is to inspire and show professional style does not have to mean boring and without personality. We hope you enjoy our 9 to 5 Style!


Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. I receive commission for clicks and purchases made through them.



It’s my favorite Monday of the month- 9 to 5 Style with Jennie at A Pocketful of Polka Dots. This month we chose plaid as our theme.

Plaid can be a little tricky for a conservative office like mine. Most plaid shirts would be frowned upon at my work, so I have to stick to skirts, pants and shirt dresses in a more traditional subtle pattern.

plaid shirt dress


camel blazer outfit


how to wear plaid to the office


womens fall office outfit



Blazer- JCrew Factory

Plaid Shirt Dress- Macy’s (old)  option  option  option  option

shoes- Payless  option  option

tote- Old Navy  option

necklace- Lucky Brand

earrings- Lucky Brand

When styling a plaid shirt dress for the office, choose one that is a straight cut, belted and mind the length. You don’t want it to be too short. Throw on a blazer and pumps with your plaid shirt dress and you are set for your day at the office.


Add some accessories. A long pendant necklace works nicely with an outfit like this one. I recently saw this necklace on Jo-lynne Shane and liked it but really didn’t need to spend the money. Columbus Day sales rolled around and I snagged it for $12. I normally don’t go for the matching earrings, but I did this time. These tri tone earrings will also work well with some of my rose gold necklaces that I have been having a hard time matching earrings too.


Don’t forget to check out how Jennie is wearing plaid today. 


Follow me on Instagram, Pinterest, and Bloglovin


Have a Great Week!


Linking up here:



  * Mix It Mondays*   Start the Week Stylish

*Manic Monday* *How I Spring

On MondaysWe Link Up

Style Elixir * Trend Spin*Confident
* Layers and Lipstick

  Elegantly Dressed and Stylish  On Trend Tuesday *    

The Style File

WIWW  * Trendy Wednesday       Jersey Girl, Texan Heart    * I Feel Pretty

 Style Me Wednesday      Pumps and Pushup Oh Hey Girl Style on the Daily

Your Whims


 Spotlight Weekly Link Up** WIWT* Thursday Fashion Files *  Thursday

 Friday’s Fab
*Passion for Fashion * Fashion Friday* Fabulous Friday*   

Should be Fun

High Five for Friday 

*     Weekend Wear