Best quality wool glen check, a trend worth its money

#fashionover50 woman in posh floral print down coat and leather beret

Glen check the It plaid of this winter

Glen check is a big trend this winter. Since this weave is a timeless classic, it’s worth the investment. Thus, plunged into the trend and splurge to get a high-quality wool glen check piece like a skirt, blazer or pair of pants.

I invested in a midi pleated glen check skirt at the beginning of this cold season. You have seen this skirt styled with my sequin patch denim jacket already earlier this cold season. I also styled this glen check wool skirt with a leopard print cardigan. In today’s outfit, I paired the heritage pattern with a leather vest and leopard print tights.

#midlifestyle woman in leather vest with glen check skirt
Pendleton glen check midi skirt, GNW Luxe sweater, Esther Chen leather vest, Antonio Melani booties, GNW leopard pattern tight, and statement necklace (all own)

Glen check is office appropriate

Glen check blazers, pants, skirts and coats work in casual, business casual and corporate style work settings. It just depends on how you style the pieces. Glen check is much more versatile for work than a classic tartan or Buffalo pattern. Both don’t work in corporate settings. A tartan blazer, skirt or pants in neutral color may still work in some business casual setting. But a classic red and black Buffalo plaid jacket is only appropriate in a casual or creative work place.

A glen check skirt, pair of trousers or blazer meet most work dress codes. Click To Tweet
#fashionover40 woman in work outfit with a Pendleton pleated skirt
Side view of work outfit with Pendleton glen check pleated skirt, GNW Luxe long-sleeve sweater, Esther Chen studded motorcycle leather vest, Antonio Melani booties, GNW tight, and statement necklace (all own)

How I styled the glen check pleated midi-skirt

This time, I went for an edgy look with a motorcycle studded vest and leopard print tight. The brown sweater is the grounding piece. The brown color occurs in the skirt, booties, sweater, and tight. The black of the vest is repeated in the print of the tight.

#styleover50 back view of a posh casual work look with wool skirt and motorcycle vest
Back view of posh casual work look with Pendleton wool skirt, GNW Luxe sweater, Esther Chen motorcycle vest, Antonio Melani booties with horsebite detail, and GNW leopard pattern tight (all own)

Floral outerwear in winter

For the commute, I wore my floral down coat. I added a black leather beret, another big trend of this cold season. This outerwear mixed print of floral and leopard is grounded by the black beret and structured bag.

#advancedfashion woman in floral down coat with leather beret
Snow touch floral down coat, leather beret, LeatherCoatEtc gloves, Antonio Melani booties, and structured bag (all own)

The brown booties work in this outfit because the brown is repeated in the leopard print. Actually, I first tried my black Harley Davidson booties. However, I found both looks, the actual outfit and the outerwear outfit more interesting with the brown than black booties. Maybe it’s because the brown booties are less expected. Sometimes going thru the extra effort of trying out different options lead to a cooler look.

Do you try out several accessories or shoes to find the most interesting combination? How do you come up with new outfits? Which trends of this cold season did you adopt? Which trends are on your wish list?

Now let’s switch to the Top of the World Style Linkup party.

Top of the World Style linkup party No. 144


Welcome to the Top of the World Style linkup party. When you are new, welcome. We are glad you are here. You can sign up to join the VIPs who receive an email invitation each week for the Top of the World Style party.

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Top of the World OOTDs

The Top of the World Style Winner is picked by a random generator from the party two weeks ago, because each party runs a week minus 5 minutes. At the time of scheduling a new party, the old party is still in full swing and guests still can link up. To give all guests the same chance to be drawn at random, the party has to have closed before drawing the winner. This means the Top of the World Style Winner visited the linkup two weeks ago.

Top of the World Style Winner

#stylelinkup Top of the World Style Winner Cheryl
Cheryl, the blogger at Cheryl Shops, became Top of the World Style Winner. Photo from her post

The winner of this week’s feature is Cheryl the blogger at Cheryl Shops. She linked up her winning post at the 142nd Top of the World Style party. Isn’t her business casual blazer with sweater and jeans look cool? <3

Top of the world style winner of the week

Top of the World OOTD Readers’ Fav

#OOTD Top of the World OOTD Readers' Fav Claudia
Claudia, the lifestyle blogger at Claudia Lasetzki became Top of the World OOTD Readers’ Fav. Photo from her post

Readers, you clicked Claudia Lasetzki’s thumbnail the most. She is the style blogger at Claudia Lasetzki and became Top of the World OOTD Readers’ Fav. Her Christmas outfit was really stunning as was her Christmas tree decoration.

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Top of the World OOTD My Fav

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Mary, the blogger of the The pouting Pensioner became Top of the World OOTD My Fav. Photo from her post

I loved the post about the modern version to style Coco’s signature pearls at The Pouting Pensioner. I loved many of the suggestions. It was actually hard to show just one version here.

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