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The Gingham Pieces You Need In Your Wardrobe

Written by Rebecca Channing

It’s no secret that gingham was the center of attention on everyone’s social media page last year.

It was near impossible to step into a clothing store without the checked pattern hitting you right in the face - from trousers to tops, it really was everywhere.

Truthfully this stylish trend brings back a lot of nostalgia from our days of watching Dorothy sport the pattern on The Wizard of OZ. We even styled it ourselves back in our school days with brightly coloured pinafore summer dresses; so it's no surprise that it's pretty popular in the fashion world.

This year is no exception to the fashion trend as the gingham pattern has continued to show us it’s worth. We've rounded up our favourite gingham must-haves for the summer so you can make sure your wardrobe is equipped with the latest style of the season.

Miss Selfridge Shorts


Summer is here, so it’s time to kick out your legs and throw on some shorts. These black gingham belted shorts from Miss Selfridge are great to dress up or down. 

H&M Shirt 


Considering the summer weather is a bit indecisive as of late - this beautiful floral patterned gingham shirt is perfect to dress whatever the weather. 

Urban Outfitters Cami Top


This super cute gingham tie front cami from Urban Outfitters is a must-have for every crop top lover - and at £22 it’s pretty much a steal. 

Miss Selfridge Dress


Midi slip dresses are the style of the summer, and this gingham button midi dress from Miss Selfridge can be kept casual with a pair of white vans or dressed up with chunky black heels!

River Island Trousers


These grey gingham frill hem trousers from River Island are perfect for those chilly summer nights that we all know and love, and better yet they’re only £15!

Topshop Dress


This pale blue gingham dress from Topshop is super cute and perfect to keep cool when the sun makes an appearance.



Your outfit isn't complete without the perfect handbag - and this ASOS basket bag with a gingham twist is the perfect accessory for those summer beach strolls.

River Island Corset Belt 


To incorporate a subtle hint of the beloved gingham pattern into your outfit, check out this corset belt from River Island.  

Caroline Constas Bikini 


Whether you’re jetting off on holiday or just sunbathing out back, this cute off-the-shoulder shirred gingham bikini is worth the hefty price.

Boohoo Playsuit 


Perfect for breezy summer days, this gingham patterned playsuit from Boohoo screams chic  - and it’s only £20!

Urban Outfitters Skirt and Top 

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Yellow is the colour of summer, and this skirt and top from Urban Outfitters will have you creating the perfect summer styled co-ord. Better yet, you can mix and match these to create different combos!

We must admit we feel spoilt for choice, but one thing we’re certain on is that gingham is a fashion trend that won’t be going out of style any time soon (and we don’t want it to)!