A pairing of tartan print and a super-short school girl skirt cut sounds like it could go wrong in so many ways. But left in the hands of beautiful German model Larissa Hofmann, there’s every reason to have new faith in the combination as a winter outfit idea.

Larissa Hofmann pleated mini

Yes, you can keep it boyish and cool rather than sexed-up: just add skinny pants or leggings and a pair of flat loafers or low-heeled boots.

Photographed in Paris.

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