#1: The bright coat
Checkers doesn’t have to be all boring greys, browns and neutrals. A bright checkered coat like the turquoise one above is a statement piece that will make you look dressed-up in no time. Pair with an equally stylish handbag and trendy white boots.
#2: Mixed prints
One way to jazz up a checkered coat is to pair it with another standout print. For example, wear an animal-print blouse to add some contrast. Just make sure that the colours are neutral so that the look is not too busy. Finish off with staples like a pair of black leather pants.
#3: Play with proportions
Have fun with different lengths in your outfit by pairing a mid-length coat with short-shorts, a turtleneck sweater and eye-catching, knee-high boots.
If you’re down for it, another way to style your checkered coat is to pair it with other checkers, such as checkered pants in this case. Just make sure that the checkers are of different sizes, and ideally different colours, so that the look is not too boring.
#5: Double up
If the weather is cold, an exceptionally ingenious and chic way to layer up is to wear your checkered coat over a structured blazer. Finish off with interesting accessories such as chandelier earrings and oversized shades.
#6: A statement coat
To really stand out, opt for an ankle-length, checkered coat in a bright colour like this stunning blue version. Have fun with styling it too, such as in this case where the coat is paired with a denim jacket and pointed white boots.
#7: Keep it casual
A checkered coat is also versatile enough to throw on when you have no idea what to wear. Complement your casual-cool look of a beanie, jeans and scarf with a checkered coat and look put-together instantly.
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