17 Best Gingham Pieces To Shop For Spring

I'll admit I might be biased because I'm a Southerner, but gingham is hands down my favorite print. While it can definitely be worn in the fall/winter, I generally think of it as more of a spring/summer pattern. Besides, it looks so good in pastel colors. Now that spring is officially here, I've rounded up some of the best gingham pieces to shop. Tis the season to wear all the gingham.

While a lot of people think of gingham as being a traditionally preppy print, it's actual more versatile than you think. It can be sophisticated — DVF's Spring 2015 collection is still one of my all time favorites (Kendall Jenner slayed on that runway), and I mean, as long as you stay away from the baby blues and light pinks, it can definitely be worn in a bit more edgy way. Whether you prefer rocking the print in full, like on a dress, keeping it limited to a skirt or shorts, or just getting a little pop of it from a hat or your shoes, there are plenty of different items (and colors) to shop this season that let you incorporate some gingham into your wardrobe. Spring/summer will be over before you know it, so make the most of the print while you can!

1. Shoes

Ballet Flats, $168,

Shoes are an easy and fun way to incorporate gingham into your wardrobe. Plus, these are stinkin' adorable.

2. Shorts

Linen Short, $59.50,

These demand to be worn outdoors at a picnic.

3. Pants

Martie Pant, $98,

Want to upgrade your work wardrobe for spring? These gingham pants would be perfect.

4. Long-Sleeved Shirt

Plus Size Gingham Shirt, $42.99,

A long-sleeved shirt will keep you warm on those cooler spring days, but the color feels like summer.

5. Shirt

Popover Shirt, $88,

If you want to minimize the girlie-girl feel gingham sometimes has, choose a menswear silhouette.

6. Motorcycle Jacket

Motorcycle Jacket, $178,

If you thought gingham couldn't be edgy, think again.

7. Dress

Jack Wills, $101,

You can never have too many summer dresses.

8. Babydoll Top

Plus Size Hi-Lo Top, $38.50,

Switch things up with a playful hi-lo hem.

9. Blouse

Jack Wills, $67,

The relaxed fit is perfect for an outdoor event or festival.

10. Off-The-Shoulder Top

Plus Size Top, $32.99,

This one is necessary on those warm summer days.

11. Culottes

Pleated Culottes, $26,

Stay on trend with culottes, but incorporate in a classic gingham print.

12. Swimsuit

Plus Size Swimsuit, $34.99,

Beach season is almost here, and nothing says summer like a gingham swimsuit.

13. Tank

Tank, $79.50,

The tassels add a boho feel.

14. Skirt

Whistles, $187,

This sleek skirt could easily transition into fall/winter.

15. Midi Dress

Shirtdress, $110,

This dress is as comfortable as it is cute, and could even work as a beach coverup.

16. Long-Sleeved Dress

House Of Holland; $150;

If you want to stay away from the preppy feel altogether, choose a bright, colorful, and bold dress.

17. Jumpsuit

Navy Gingham Jumpsuit, $299.99,

If you're really skeptical about gingham, this dark color makes the print about as subtle as it gets.

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