It is is not really Mad About Plaid Day, but there are several Plaid Holidays in which you can totally Plaid Out and the one today we are celebrating is Plaid Day (May 18) according to the Urban Dictionary

For those who want to totally Plaid out again, another Can’t Wait for Plaid Day is is the first Friday in October (Oct. 6, 2017) which is PlaidUrDay. There is an official website, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

There are more types of plaid than we can count: Houndstooth, Tartan, Gingham, Windowpane, Madras, Glen Plaid. We are bringing to you several styles totally plaid eyewear that have crossed our paths over the last several years.

First we have the Houndstooth, which is that particular checked look.

Apro Spectacles
Rons Optical Houndstooth Sunglass
Dolce and Gabbana

Then the Tartan, which is the most popular and the one seen most during the holidays.

Rons Optical in Flannel
House of Beccaria

We are plaid about gingham, an old fashioned look that is a checkered print.

Gingham by Opening Ceremony
Cutler and Gross

On the other hand, a simple blue and white plaid has a nautical touch.


Nothing screams plaid more than the Scotland or the Royal Tartan look as reproduced by LaFont eyewear.

LaFont; Aluim Sky
Russell Westbrook Eyewear: Hawthorne
Wonderglasses Plaid Eyewear

Today Plaid is Not just for lumberjacks and gang members, it is a strong fashion statement that will never go out of style.