Gingham was such an on-trend pattern last year, it was impossible to go on Instagram and not see you’re feed full of the popular checked print. For all you gingham lovers out there, don’t worry, the trend is here to stay. It is such a classic and staple print that can be styled girly with a pair of ballet flats or more edgy with a pair of biker boots and leather jacket. Either way, gingham is a great way to add a bit of sparkle to any old outfit. But sometimes it can be hard to style gingham and incorporate it into your daily style looks due to a fear of it looking ‘too much’ or walking around looking like an animated picnic blanket. But worry no more! Here is a guide to 6 easy and effortless gingham looks that will leave you looking chic, put-together and oh-so-stylish.
1. Gingham Scrunchie.
If you’re new to patterns or simply want to start small, opt for a gingham scrunchie. The scrunchie trend is definitely something that doesn’t have to be left in the 80s. They can make any outfit go from boring to stylish within a matter of seconds with a simple accessory. This one below from ASOS is one of our favourites!
2. Gingham Crop Top.
Another great way to pull off gingham looks is to style a staple gingham crop top with a pair of black mom jeans or a black denim skirt. This will draw attention to your top by pairing it will a more basic item, so make sure not to go overboard with your bottom half! This tie-front gingham crop top from Nasty Gal is so on-trend with it’s stylish tie front and cropped sleeves and would look amazing with a pair of black jeans or a skirt.
3. Gingham Skirt.
If you are a skirt person, try out some gingham looks and pair it with a simple cropped black tee or black bandeau and you’re good to go! There are loads of different styles of gingham skirts on the market at the moment, from denim to A-line skirts, so you wont be at a loss for choice! We love this look because its super effortless and cool while still looking stylish. You’ll be receiving major outfit envy!
4. Gingham Mini Dress.
If you want something easy and effortless, pair a simple strappy gingham mini-dress with a pair of white trousers and a super cute black leather jacket or denim jacket for the ultimate rock-chick look. If you are more of a girly girl, you can pair a simple gingham looks dresses with a pair of heeled sandals and a waist belt to cinch you in at the waste. Pair either look with a cross body bag and you’ll be good to go!
5. Gingham Long-Line Coat.
If you are looking for something a little more tailored and formal, a gingham coat could be a great way for you to revamp and add a little flare to your wardrobe. The gingham coat is also amazing if you need to dress formally for work as it will spice up any all-black outfit and add a bit of personality to any tired work look.
6. Gingham Straight-Leg Trousers.
I love trousers. I think they are a great way to add a bit more ‘cool’ to your outfit without doing anything too crazy. To create a super street-style worthy outfit, pair some straight-leg gingham trousers with a basic top, such as a black oversized jumper or square-neck bodysuit and some rough and ready black trainers.
So there you go, 6 easy and effortless gingham looks. What are your thoughts on gingham? Let us know in the comments below!
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