Examples of Plaids. I, personally don't feel comfortable in vast areas of plaid. Maybe, a shirt, a scarf. The key is a soft and subtle, not too much contrast, blended plaid with muted tones. Ginghams should also be muted and blended...should not "pop" or be too "busy".
Easily scroll through the photos by clicking on one of them...it opens a convenient way to do it without having to actually scroll down the entire post.