27 Gingham Pieces You’ll Love
Gingham has moved beyond just being preppy: now, it can be as badass and flirty as it is girly. From platform shoes to jumpsuits to miniskirts, gingham is getting a major upgrade from the tried-and-true tablecloth. It's time you checked off the gingham box—snag a piece or two for your own closet from this collection of amazing finds.
Blue Gingham Off-The-Shoulder Dress
Blue gingham and off-the-shoulder dresses are obviously a match made in heaven—and we’re especially loving this flirty frock from Nordstrom. Wear it with a sun hat and wedges for a summer stroll in the park.
To buy: Nordstrom, $350
Jeffrey Campbell Gingham Platform Sandals
Who knew gingham could be so edgy? These black-and-white platforms by Jeffrey Campbell have us heart-eyed. Rock them with a leather miniskirt or your favorite pair of ripped jeans to up the bad gal vibe.
To buy: Shopbop, $140
Gingham Off-The-Shoulder Tie-Back Top
Doesn’t this shirt just scream summer? It reminds us of a classic backyard picnic table, complete with hot dogs and watermelon. While this top may not come with all the trappings of a summer BBQ, you’ll still look just as scrumptious.
To buy: Forever 21, $28
Floppy Straw Hat With Gingham Bow
This precious hat is worthy of a place in your next tropical vacation ensemble, but it's also cute for weekend porch hangs with friends. Either way, it will have you feeling like a model.
To buy: ASOS, $26
Pink Gingham Pinafore Dress
Overalls aren’t just for kids—and this pale pink pinafore dress proves it. If you’re still unsure about the gingham movement, look for something similar to this. The pattern is subtle enough to take for a test drive without fully committing.
To buy: Topshop, $75
Gingham Card Case Keychain
Target, you’ve done it again (and again, and again). This gingham keychain fits all your essentials into one tiny case, so you can take gingham with you everywhere.
To buy: Target, $6.99
Multicolor Gingham Top
Not all gingham is created equal. Check out this multicolor gingham top from Anthropologie, and your perspective on the print will be changed forever. We’re obsessed with this flowy blue-and-red combo.
To buy: Anthropologie, $59.95
Gingham Ankle Pants
Turn business casual into business magical with these trendy gingham pants. Wear them with a black blouse and pointy-toe heels to feel like the ladyboss you are.
To buy: Ann Taylor, $79
If you’re like us, you can never have enough swimsuits, and this gingham one is a must-have. If you’re wanting to accentuate your *assets*, this suit will draw attention to all the right places. Mix and match a solid top or bottom to keep your best features front and center.
To buy: Couture Candy, $59.99
Gingham Maxi Dress
Everyone needs a good maxi, and this spaghetti strap number from J. Crew works for a number of occasions. Dress it up with stacks of bracelets and bright statement earrings, or pare it down with simple studs and some minimal flats.
To buy: J. Crew, $168
All the sass of a miniskirt, with the sweetness of gingham. The on-trend bow at the hip will make your waist look smaller, and the print will accentuate your booty. The best part is that it can be styled to play up its sweet side (with flats and a blouse) or its sassy side (with thigh-high boots and a tight tank).
To buy: ASOS, $55
You can get your gingham fix through accessories, too. This preppy gingham satchel by Zac Posen has us writing our Christmas list early (surprise, it’s No. 1).
To buy: Shopbop, $117
Country Gingham Watch
Does anyone actually wear a watch to tell time, or is it just a fashion statement at this point? Either way, you can bring out your inner Brigitte Bardot with this navy gingham watch.
To buy: Charming Charlie, $18
Blue Gingham Skirt
We seriously can’t get enough of navy blue gingham, and this skirt has us swooning. Pair it with lace-up sandals and a plain tee, and look dreamy as ever floating through a crowd at the farmers market.
To buy: Shoptiques, $59.95
Gingham and Lemons Pouch
"When life hands you lemons, grab the vodka and call the girls.” Who knew so much wisdom could come from such a small, adorable pouch?
To buy: Charming Charlie, $10
Gingham Ruffle Top
Maybe you’re into the whole off-the-shoulder trend, but you don’t feel comfortable going all the way. Well, this gingham top from Francesca’s is your answer. Pair it with white jeans for a clean, modern look.
To buy: Francesca's, $38
Black Gingham Tights
How cool are these gingham tights from Zappos? They’re like over-the-knee socks, but even cooler with hardly any effort. They’d look especially fierce with high-waisted jean shorts and combat boots. You could even replace your tried-and-true fishnet looks with these one-of-a-kind tights.
To buy: Zappos, $22.99
Up your choker game, and reach for something a little more unique: a gingham choker. We love how Nasty Gal paired it with a band tee and messy locks.
To buy: Nasty Gal, $6
Good news: add this gingham jumpsuit to your closet, and getting dressed will take less than five minutes. All you need to decide on is the shoes, and we’ve got you covered—try it with black lace-up sandals or pointy-toe flats.
To buy: ASOS, $46
Gingham Bandana Scarf
Take a page from Ken’s stylebook and try your hand at an ascot. This subtle orangey gingham neck scarf is a good place to start. Try wearing it with a jean dress or a black jumpsuit.
To buy: Neiman Marcus, $95
Polo Ralph Lauren Gingham Socks
Sock aficionado? Say no more. This pair of baby blue gingham socks will be a unique addition to your collection. Show off your love of gingham from head to toe (literally).
To buy: Macy's, $7
Gingham Crinkle Shorts
Not only do these black and white gingham shorts look comfy AF, but they also look trendy enough to wear with wedges and a crop top. You’ll feel comfy as ever, but it’ll look like you put in effort. And don’t worry, we won’t tell.
To buy: Topshop, $30
Gingham Bow Sandals
Pair two huge summer trends (slides and gingham) for a fashion win. These red gingham sandals from Anthropologie are ideal for a beach trip or just walking around town. Your feet will thank you later.
To buy: Anthropologie, $128
Gingham Pajama Set
Here’s proof that gingham works for every situation. Take off your gingham dress and curl up in bed in this baby pink pajama set. We’d consider wearing this outside the house, tbh.
To buy: ASOS, $29
Layered Pearl Necklace
Doesn’t this gingham and pearl necklace just scream Blair Waldorf? Pair it with a blouse, plaid skirt, and pumps, just like Blair would.
To buy: Anthropologie, $78
Yellow Gingham Dress
We love Reformation for remaking our vintage favorites into modern, sexy silhouettes—and this yellow gingham dress is a perfect example of that. It's retro print, paired with a simple, curve-hugging shape, allows you to play with accessories—try platform sandals and big sunnies to complete the look.
To buy: Reformation, $178