Go Gingham This Summer! How To Style This Hot Print

gingham style guideWhen I say Gingham, you say Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz? Well not anymore! Check and plaid prints were huge last fall/winter and now gingham is breathing new life into this trend for the warmer months. It can be found on shirts, skirts, pants and even sunglasses, making gingham print incredibly wearable. 

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Gingham is surprisingly versatile and can be worn to suit many different styles from feminine to edgy. Don’t believe us? Keep reading to see our favourite ways to style gingham!

Look One: Gingham Shirt & Shorts

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Image via thunderbird37.com | 1. Mango Gingham Check Cotton Shirt $34.99 | 2. T Tahari Thin Bangle $25 | 3. ‘Tunnel’ Faux Leather Red Shoulder Bag $58.96 | 4. Charlotte Russe Rhinestone Studded Flat Gladiator Sandals $35.50 | 5. Mango White Denim Shorts $29.99

For an easy summer look, pair a red gingham loose shirt with some white denim shorts. Add a bold touch with a bright red satchel bag and finish the look with a pair of studded strap sandals in tan. Keep accessories simple with a slim bangle. Wear your hair off your face in a low pony tail and keep makeup minimal and neutral.

Look Two: Gingham Matching Two Piece

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Image via ashley-ringmybell.com | 1. Topshop Textured Gingham Top and Trousers $40 | 2. Sole Society ‘Sequoia’ Faux Leather Saddle Bag $39.95 | 3. Topshop High Heeled Sandals $100

For a stand-out outfit, wear another one of this season’s hot trends in the version of a coordinating two piece in gingham. This look is so loud that you needn’t think much about the rest of it. Keep it simple with strappy heeled sandals and a small black shoulder bag. Feel free to go glamorous with your hair depending on your venue. ( Must Read: How To Effortlessly Wear Matching Separates: This Summer’s Hottest Trend )

Look Three: Gingham Dress & Plaid Shirt

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Image via sincerelyjules.com | 1. Topshop Leather Biker Jacket $200 | 2. Aeropostale Long Sleeve Open Back Plaid Woven Shirt $23.25 | 3. Fashion Union Jutta Checked Dress with Cut Out Waist $21.56 | 4. ASOS Concertina Satchel Bag $57.16 | 5. Ray Ban Aviator Sunglasses $238.18 | 6. Daily Look Utility Cut Out Boots $49.99

To add an edgy twist to your gingham, try mixing prints. By tying a plaid shirt around your waist the effect is minimal but still creates a good contrast. To toughen the look throw on a black biker jacket and a pair of chunky buckle boots. Complete the look with a black satchel and a pair of aviator sunglasses. What do you think of the gingham trend? Which of these looks is your favorite? We think you might be interested in reading;