Camo & Buffalo Plaid: How to Wear the 2 Hottest Trends This Fall

Fall brings so many things that spark joy for us, like pumpkin spice lattes, cooler temperatures, changing leaves and, most importantly, our two favorite patterns: camo and buffalo plaid. These two prints are fall staples that look cute and cozy on everyone. Whether you’re heading out to a pumpkin patch or running errands, these prints will put you in the fall spirit.

If camouflage and buffalo plaid are new prints you’re just now getting into, we’ve put together a style guide that shows you how to wear these patterns practically and stylishly throughout the rest of the year. If you’ve been embracing buffalo plaid and camouflage for as long as you can remember, there are a few outfit combinations in here that might challenge and give you an entirely new outlook on one of your favorite patterns. Before we get started, you may want to scour your closet for cute plus size clothes to pair with your buffalo plaid and camo pieces.

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Buffalo Plaid Styles for Fall

Buffalo plaid outfits are so versatile because you can either style bold pieces or you could wear tiny accents with the pattern to make the look seem cozy. These are our favorite buffalo plaid garments that you can wear with virtually anything.

  • Buffalo Plaid Flannel–If you’re a buffalo plaid connoisseur, then you probably already have a buffalo plaid flannel hanging in your closet. This is a staple style for the pattern, and it can be worn with jeans or leggings. The flannel can be fitted or oversized, depending on how you want to style it.
  • Buffalo Plaid Skirts–If you love wearing skirts in the fall with tights and a pair of knee-high boots, you will want to have a buffalo plaid skirt on hand. You can opt for white, red or gray buffalo plaid skirts to match your favorite top and boots. Stick to a mini fit for an ultra cute look.
  • Buffalo Plaid Coat–Do you like to keep your looks monochromatic or more simple? If so, a great way to spruce up any outfit is by topping it off with a statement coat. You can’t go wrong with buffalo plaid—especially during the colder seasons.

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Camouflage Styles for Fall

The camouflage print has evolved over the past couple of years, but we love our camo to act as kind of a neutral. With that being said, you can absolutely wear camo as a statement, too. Here are some of our favorite camouflage styles.

Camouflage Utility Jacket–A camo utility jacket is the perfect casual coat to top off any look. While many utility jackets may come in one color, adding a camo one to your wardrobe will create some emphasis in all of your fall outfits.

Camo Sneakers–If you’re not much of a camo girl, but still want to incorporate the print into your fall wardrobe, opt for some chic camo sneakers. They make a subtle statement, but they aren’t too over the top.

Camouflage Skinny Jeans or Leggings–If you like making a statement with camo, stock your closet with camouflage skinny jeans or leggings. Look for skinny jeans that have a faded or “worn” look for a more on-trend feel.

Camo Shirts–You can always spice up any basic look with a camo top. Whether you’re just wearing black jeans or leggings or your go-to pair of denim, a camouflage shirt or tunic will add emphasis to your look.

Oversized Buffalo Plaid Flannel

Make a statement with an oversized button-down flannel, paired with a plain black crop top and a pair of distressed jeans. This is a laid-back look, but it still has impact. Accessorize with dainty jewelry or ditch the accessories for a more chill vibe.

Faux Leather Leggings with Camo Utility Jacket

Slide into a sleek all-black outfit and top it off with a camouflage utility jacket. Top the look off with a pair of statement sunglasses and black platform sneakers.

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Off the Shoulder Buffalo Plaid or Camo Top

Off the shoulder tops and sweaters are so perfect for fall, and they look so cute! You can either style a buffalo plaid or camo sweater with your favorite pair of jeans or leggings for a kicked-back look. You can style the sweater with a French tuck and statement belt or leave it untucked.

Buffalo Plaid Mini Skirt and Knee Highs

Are you a girly girl? Well then this outfit is for you. Try pairing a high-waist buffalo plaid mini skirt with tights and a pair of knee-high boots. You can top off the look with a cropped sweater, a long blazer or a black turtleneck.

Monochromatic Camo Joggers

Running errands all day, but still want to look cute? Take a pair of gray camo joggers, pair them with a sweater or turtleneck and then top this look off with a faux-leather moto jacket. This outfit is incredibly chic and comfortable.

Neutrals Mixed with Buffalo Plaid

If you’re not a huge fan of buffalo plaid, but want to create a cozy fall look, start with a fitted button-up plaid flannel and layer a beige cardigan over the flannel. You can wear leggings or jeans with this outfit.

Chic Camo Cargo Pants

Baggy camo cargo pants are totally in—if you style them right. Pair a fitted black long sleeve or turtleneck with the cargo pants and top off the look with a pair of black sandal heels or ankle booties. If you want to look like the ultimate fashionista, throw on your favorite statement sunglasses. You can also add a duster coat to this outfit if you want the camo pants to be a little more muted.

If you weren’t already excited about buffalo plaid, camo or fall, we hope this style guide has you running to your closet to find looks that will have you looking and feeling cozy. This style guide is just touching the surface of the kinds of outfits you could create with these patterns, so feel free to take risks and wear these prints however you like to!