HOW TO WEAR PLAID PANTS IN THE FALL OF THE YEAR

Fashion Blogger 50 Is Not Old is wearing plaid pants in the fall with a black poncho and taupe ankle boots

I can’t believe that it is already Wednesday. This week is flying by, and it will be the weekend before we know it. I went pumpkin shopping yesterday, and I have bought a few yellow mums, so that means that it is now officially Fall. Lol! As my DIL and I were sitting in her vehicle, I noticed that the leaves were swirling around in the air, and I couldn’t help but think that it was time for apple cider. Lol! That is my go-to drink in the Fall, so I went by the store and grabbed me a gallon.

Fashion Blogger 50 Is Not Old is wearing plaid pants in the fall with a black poncho, a brown leather handbag, and taupe ankle boots

There are certain things that all of us do as our seasonal rituals. I have already started to think about the foods that I love in Fall, such as homemade chili and vegetable beef soup. I have some sweet peppers that need to be used soon, so I think that I’ll make up a batch of spaghetti sauce and put it in the freezer. Sometimes I feel like a squirrel that needs to prepare for the winter months ahead because I want to start filling my freezer at this time of the year. That FoodSaver that I showed you a while back (here) has been working overtime this past week, and I just got in another shipment of bags for this week’s batch of goodies. Lol! What are your fall rituals???

Fashion Blogger 50 Is Not Old is wearing plaid pants in the fall and a black poncho

Last week on my Tuesday Try-On Post, I showed you this same poncho, but in a blueish color. I ordered this black poncho also because I knew that I would be able to wear it a lot this Fall. I love the deep v-neck of the poncho and the 3/4 length sleeves. Both of those features are very flattering to most people, so I look for clothing that features them. This poncho is lightweight and is perfect for transitioning into Fall. I recommend wearing a tank top or camisole under the poncho since it has a deep slit up the sides. You can wear this poncho with leggings, so this would be perfect for throwing on as you head out the door to run errands. It would almost look like you “dressed” to go out instead of wearing leggings. Lol! This poncho does come in three other colors, so check that out.


Fashion Blogger 50 Is Not Old is wearing a black poncho and a ombre long necklace from Chicos

I am betting that all of you have been looking at this long statement necklace that I am wearing. The necklace is crafted of lightweight resin in gorgeous ombre colors with a suede cording. IT IS BEAUTIFUL!!! I love wearing long necklaces for the same reason that I like a v-neck sweater; they both elongate your neck. The long necklace draws your eye downward, which helps to make you look taller and thinner! Woohoo!!! I also added the matching earrings because they are cute and lightweight. You can grab both of these items at 25% off by using the code 86754

Fashion Blogger 50 Is Not Old is sitting on a bench and wearing plaid pants with a black poncho and taupe ankle boots

Plaid and Fall go hand in hand. But, wearing plaid pants in fall can be tricky, but this look is chic and stylish. I love the brown and black checks against the creamy background on these plaid pants. The really cute and unique detail is the peek-a-boo zip slits in the front. That slit is perfect for showing off your booties, or you can zip it closed it you are just wearing flats. I ordered my usual size 10, but these are too snug for me at the waist. They look good on, but they are uncomfortable, so I am sending back to see if I can get a bigger size. Since these pants are under $35.00, they are a steal!!!


Fashion Blogger 50 Is Not Old is wearing taupe ankle boots with a buckle

You probably saw these boots in my yesterday’s try-on post. But, here is a much better photo of the boots, and maybe you can see why I was so crazy over them. This caramel color is my favorite for boots, and I am drawn to it all of the time. But, it is the buckle detail and the higher rise on these boots that sent me over the top. The pointy toe and chunky heels are very modern looking and trending for Fall. These are super cute, and they run true to size. These ankle boots are by Sam Edelman, and if you look closely, you will see a small SE logo on the heel and buckle. I love it when a company pays attention to details like that.


Fashion Blogger 50 Is Not Old is wearing plaid pants in the fall with a black poncho, a long ombre necklace, and taupe ankle boots

The Carson Tory Burch Tote is a splurge purchase, or at least it was for me. I was able to grab it when it was on the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale, so at least that helped some. I have a weakness when it comes to handbags, and I will spend money on them that I won’t on anything else. I know ladies who spend 400.00 and 500.00 on shoes, and that is not my thing. So, I guess we all have our weaknesses, just in different areas. Lol! I’ll link to a few more similar, but more affordable, tote options also.


Fashion Blogger 50 Is Not Old is wearing plaid pants with a black poncho and taupe ankle boots

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Fashion Blogger 50 Is Not Old is wearing a black poncho with her face in her hands

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  1. Christine Flaherty wrote:

    Hi Tania, I asked you yesterday about the Kattee handbags. Could you please let me know how you like them. Thanks and have a blessed day

    Posted 9.16.20 Reply
    • Tania wrote:

      Christine, I really like them so far. I just got in one yesterday, and it has silver hardware instead of gold. If you are on Instagram, go to my stories and watch me compare the two that I’ve gotten in so far.

      Posted 9.16.20 Reply
  2. Chris wrote:

    Love this outfit! The poncho is awesome, really dresses the outfit up! So stylish! I get it about your handbag fetish! That is my weakness also!!! Really love this time of year, getting my pumpkins this week too!

    Posted 9.16.20 Reply
    • Tania wrote:

      I am in love with the Vince Camuto one that I bought the other day off of QVC. It is gorgeous, the perfect size for me, and it feels amazing.

      Posted 9.16.20 Reply
  3. Sara wrote:

    Love, love, LOVE this outfit! I am retired and have swapped out my work wardrobe for more casual items, but this outfit makes me (almost) want to go back to work! 😂 seriously, I am buying the pants and poncho today.
    Love your style and sense of humor!

    Posted 9.16.20 Reply
    • Tania wrote:

      I love this look too, Sara. On casual days, you could wear leggings instead, and you would still look just as nice.

      Posted 9.16.20 Reply
  4. Mary wrote:

    cant wait to start getting ready for fall, already been raking leaves and bundling up in the cooler weather. Looking for a new fall jacket and cant find anything i like!

    Posted 9.16.20 Reply
    • Tania wrote:

      I find all kinds of new jackets, my problem is having to send some back because I don’t have the room for all of them.

      Posted 9.16.20 Reply
  5. Karen Miller wrote:

    Love this outfit! Very fall-ish! I think I’m going to get mums/pumpkins this weekend too! Time to decorate for fall!

    Posted 9.16.20 Reply
    • Tania wrote:

      It was sooo cool this morning, and very fallish.

      Posted 9.16.20 Reply
  6. Lidia Mascolino wrote:

    OK Tania, here’s your chuckle for the day… I read the title of your post, rolled my eyes and said: “Plaid pants?so not me!”. I almost skipped the post but I really do love your style so I clicked… I fell in love with the whole outfit (especially the plaid pants!) and clicked to purchase. I’m hesitating because the details say they’re capri length, which doesn’t work for me, but they don’t look “capri” on you…what’s the story? Thanks for keeping life interesting…

    Posted 9.16.20 Reply
    • Tania wrote:

      I am 5’6″ tall, and I don’t find them to be capri length at all. But, your story made me laugh!!! I almost didn’t put “plaid pants” in the title for that reason. Lol!

      Posted 9.16.20 Reply
  7. Gayle wrote:

    Very cute outfit! I’m so happy that fall is finally starting to show itself after a long hot summer. I don’t have any fall rituals per se, but am very anxious to start wearing long sleeves and maybe some sweaters or light jackets.

    Posted 9.16.20 Reply
    • Tania wrote:

      I love seeing the leaves starting to fall through the air, but I hate trying to keep them out of the pool. Joe said that the pool has to be closed this weekend. Summer is over!

      Posted 9.16.20 Reply
  8. Thank you for posting this outfit. Totally love it! Lucky me, I have pants and booties very similar to what you styled, and probably have a black sweater/poncho buried in the closet. Also, thank you for showing reasonable priced clothing, it is very much appreciated.

    Posted 9.16.20 Reply
  9. Judy C wrote:

    Hi Tania. Love the outfit. I too love ponchos. I think they make any outfit feel dressier and look more put together. Love the pants. Another winning outfit!

    Posted 9.16.20 Reply
  10. Cheryll Sampson wrote:

    Love the fall look. Are you related to Larry Stephens of Montgomery, AL? He was from Grundy and was an early morning radio announcer for many years in Montgomery. I drove to work listening to him. He used to talk about Gru day all the time.

    Posted 9.16.20 Reply
  11. Marlene wrote:

    I just love that outfit and jewelry. I want it all. Have a good day.

    Posted 9.16.20 Reply
  12. Judy wrote:

    You must live in a cooler climate. I live in NC and it is hot and humid here, some years even into Dec. how do I dress more fall ish without wearing sweaters and long sleeves? I’ve always just worn my summer clothes but frankly I’m so tired of them by now.

    Posted 9.16.20 Reply
    • Sharon wrote:

      Living in Florida, it is still quite warm and humid. No sweaters here! Still wearing tank tops with a lightweight linen or chiffon over blouse. Trying to pull in traditional Fall colors and booties to create the feeling of Autumn. Sometimes I wish we actually had 4 seasons.

      Posted 9.16.20 Reply
      • Judy wrote:

        I agree with you on the four seasons. I was raised in Ohio and really miss not having snow and 4 seasons.

        Posted 9.17.20 Reply
  13. Carla wrote:

    LOVE this outfit, everything about it. My favorite in a longgggg time! I would die for that statement necklace, it’s everything!! Great outfit and styling!

    Posted 9.16.20 Reply
  14. Nancy M. wrote:

    Love this outfit for fall and you look terrific in it!

    Posted 9.16.20 Reply
  15. Kristine wrote:

    Cute Outfit. Question? Do you use the eye cream under eye and on your eye lids. Remarkable difference!

    Posted 9.16.20 Reply
  16. JMod wrote:

    Love the earrings so I bought a pair!

    Posted 9.16.20 Reply
  17. evegpt wrote:

    All for a very grateful bunch of women who think you are special. I had three blogs going at once a few years ago and it’s tough to get photos. Thank God mine was gardening. Growing older, and my spiritual journey. None required a change of clothes,
    I do like these pants a lot and like you I start early on Fall because I love my third layers. That poncho is something I would really wear and……..it’s probably still in my size. LOL

    Posted 9.16.20 Reply
  18. Anna wrote:

    I have enjoyed following your blog. You always have some great tips. Following last weeks “try on Tuesday “ I immediately ordered the red linen blend sweater from Target. It just arrived and the sweater is great looking and the perfect weight for Fall but I was so disappointed in the color. In your photos it looked to be a bright, beautiful red, but in reality its not red at all it’s more rust. I’ll be returning and maybe purchasing another color.

    Posted 9.16.20 Reply
  19. Joanne Frizza wrote:

    Hi Tania, you have given me back my confidence to wear clothes that I wouldn’t even consider wearing at 61- like the plaids. I absolutely love your blog and your sense of humour.

    Posted 9.16.20 Reply
  20. Jeanne wrote:

    Cute outfit and I love the poncho, so chic and fun. I actually have been looking for a poncho, so I will be checking out your suggestions. I love the idea of fall and have just started to decorate. It is time for pumpkins and beautiful mums..

    Posted 9.16.20 Reply
  21. Lisatrice wrote:

    Tania, I love the Sam Edelman boots! Honestly… Are they comfortable? I’m wanting a pair of tan and black booties to wear with dresses as well as tuck pants/leggings in, or wear overtop. Are they this versitle? I really like the look of them! Thank you so much for your hard work on your blog. I love looking at it each morning!

    Posted 9.17.20 Reply
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