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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

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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

Photo: Nordstrom

Jeffrey Campbell Gingham Platform Sandals

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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

Photo: Shopbop

Gingham Off-The-Shoulder Tie-Back Top

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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


Photo: Forever 21

Floppy Straw Hat With Gingham Bow

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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


See: 9 Celeb-Inspired Summer Hat Styles


Photo: ASOS

Pink Gingham Pinafore Dress

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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


See: How To Wear Overalls Like a Damn Adult


Photo: Topshop

Gingham Card Case Keychain

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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


Photo: Target

Multicolor Gingham Top

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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


Photo: Anthropologie

Gingham Ankle Pants

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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


Photo: Ann Taylor

Gingham Swimsuit

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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


Photo: Couture Candy

Gingham Maxi Dress

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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


Photo: J. Crew

Gingham Miniskirt

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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


Photo: ASOS

Gingham Satchel

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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


Photo: Shopbop

Country Gingham Watch

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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


Photo: Charming Charlie

Blue Gingham Skirt

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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


Photo: Shoptiques

Gingham and Lemons Pouch

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"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


Photo: Charming Charlie

Gingham Ruffle Top

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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


Photo: Francesca's

Black Gingham Tights

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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


Photo: Zappos

Gingham Choker

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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


Photo: Nasty Gal

Gingham Jumpsuit

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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


Photo: ASOS

Gingham Bandana Scarf

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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


Photo: Neiman Marcus

Polo Ralph Lauren Gingham Socks

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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


Photo: Macy's

Gingham Crinkle Shorts

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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


Photo: Topshop

Gingham Bow Sandals

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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


Photo: Anthropologie

Gingham Pajama Set

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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


Photo: ASOS

Layered Pearl Necklace

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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


Photo: Anthropologie

Yellow Gingham Dress

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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


Photo: Reformation

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