Tiny tartan items from Morning Glory Antiques the largest dealers in tartan things in the country.
Etta Tartan pump from J Crewn.
From top, Quinn Patrick Shannon, Jim Hogan, Brandon Lambert and Billy Hepfinger portray the Plaids in CLO Cabaret's "Plaid Tidings," running through Jan. 12.
Whether traditional tartans or a variation on the theme, plaid is a classic that reinvents itself perpetually. This season and every season, plaid is abundant. But a little bit goes a long way. Plaid pumps like these from J. Crew can spice up a pair of jeans or a black wool sheath, while plaid decorative accessories can add a bit of history to a home. During the holidays plaid evokes a feeling of tradition and nostalgia -- catch "Plaid Tidings" at the CLO Cabaret -- and it's used on everything from ribbons to teddy bears. Here are a few of our favorite things:
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