Gingham Then & Now: The Classic Pattern Over The Years
Whether gingham evokes sweet innocence (think: picnics in the country or Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz), an all-American vibe (the Wild West frontier in the 1800s), or sultry French allure (Brigitte Bardot circa 1950), its versatility is undeniable. The classic print is enjoying a moment this season too, revamped in chic, modern silhouettes perfect for summer and favoured by celebs like Katie Holmes and Olivia Palermo. It’s the perfect time to look back at how the trend has transformed over the years, so click through our slideshow to see how gingham was worn then and now!
Wearing ASOS’s full skirt, Atlantic-Pacific’s Blair Eadie channels a ‘50s-inspired vibe. But the blogger’s graphic sweater (Zoe Karssen’s Crème de la Crème Cotton-Blend Terry Sweatshirt ($160) and a Milly NY collar), paired with Karen Walker The Number One Sunglasses ($250) and glossy Prada heels, give her look a modern update.