It was Brigitte Bardot who famously wore a pink gingham dress when she got married in 1959. Being the style icon that she was, the trend she started caused a shortage of gingham fabric in France. For Spring 2015, gingham is again having a major revival. Last fall, designers like Michael Kors, Joseph Altuzarra and Oscar de la Renta all sent checked looks down the runway. While the new gingham nods to vintage All-American sensibility, the new fashion-forward version of the print is oversized and heavily textured.
We love the idea of incorporating gingham into your big day by wearing a gorgeous printed frock to your engagement or rehearsal party a la Madame Bardot, by having your groom wear it in his tie or jacket lining, or by using gingham in a table setting for a lighthearted accent at an outdoor summer wedding. Are you as check obsessed as we are?
1. Ulyana Sergeenko via Figures De Style 2. Brigitte Bardot via Vogue.com 3. Oscar de la Renta Spring 2015 via Style.com 4. Altuzarra Spring 2015 via Style.com 5. CH Carolina Herrera Skirt via ManRepeller 6. MiuMiu Pumps via Chic and Geek 7. Carlos de Beistegui’s Dining Room via Girl Meet Glamour 8. Yves Salomon Spring 2015 via Style.com 9. Bicycle Girl via Vicki Beechler 10. Kitchen via Apartment Therapy 11. Lela Rose Resort 2014 via Style.com 12. Restaurant via The Washington Post 13. Marrakech Style via Condé Nast Traveller 14. Michael Kors Spring 2015 via Style.com 15. Vespa Girl via Style.com 16. Couch via Coco Cozy 17. Dinner Table via Coco Cozy 18. Helen Bunney in a dress by Blanes, 1957 via The Nifty Fifties 19. Michael Kors Spring 2015 via Style.com 20. Green Kitchen via Tilton Fenwick 21. Giovanna Battaglia via Vogue.com 22. Michael Kors Spring 2015 via Style.com 23. Posing in Pink Editorial via Giovanna Battaglia 24. Oscar de la Renta Spring 2015 via Style.com 25. Balmain Spring 2014 via Vogue.com 26. Gingham Pumps via Elle.com 27. Gingham Skirt via Atlantic Pacific 28. Altuzarra Spring 2015 via Style.com 29. Natalia Vodianova for Etam via Fashion Gone Rogue
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