Ally Dean shows how to wear the new plaids on Cityline

You might have seen Taylor Swift rocking a pair of plaid short shorts with a preppy coat, Sarah Jessica Parker in a voluminous black-and-white tartan dress or Ellen DeGeneres giving the fabric a menswear-inspired spin with a pair of slim slacks. The once grungy textile has infiltrated the closets of the fashion pack in new and inspired ways, fast becoming one of fall's hottest trends. Hello!'s fashion and beauty editor, Ally Dean, breaks down the various new incarnations of an age-old bit of Canadiana. Here she is showing three must-try looks on Cityline:

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