Check-mate: Gingham- the easy summer style win

Check-mate: Gingham- the easy summer style win
DON'T BE A SQUARE: Have fun with gingham! It's a timeless weave that lends itself to a playful approach, so make it directional or keep it classic-the choice is yours! Marion Cotillard's Adam Selman two-piece is a a fresh take on a retro look.

Looking for an easy summer style win? Look no further than classic gingham check- the perfect addition to your warm weather wardrobe. Channel your inner Audrey Hepburn with some gingham capris or make it modern with a midi-dress- this whimsical weave has something for everyone. Carolyn Moore reports.

Check-mate: Gingham- the easy summer style win

Check-mate: Gingham- the easy summer style win

Check-mate: Gingham- the easy summer style win

Check-mate: Gingham- the easy summer style win

Square Root

Check-mate: Gingham- the easy summer style win

With the perfect jumpsuit, it's all about the cost-per-wear. It doesn't take a maths whizzz to work out that this investment will pay dividends! Linen-blend jumpsuit, €49.99, Mango.

Check-mate: Gingham- the easy summer style win

Stepping Out

Check-mate: Gingham- the easy summer style win

gingham doesn't have to be about down-home country chic. Level up for a look that's fit for any occasion. Pleated midi-dress up seersucker gingham by ASOS Design,€62 asos.com.

More on this topic

Vintage View: The glamorous history of the vintage compact Vintage View: The glamorous history of the vintage compact

Fashion for the conscious shopperFashion for the conscious shopper

Remembering a style icon: Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy on the anniversary of her deathRemembering a style icon: Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy on the anniversary of her death

Packing perfect summer style it into a 10kg carry-onPacking perfect summer style it into a 10kg carry-on

More in this Section

Cascais: The dreamy Portuguese seaside town you really need to knowCascais: The dreamy Portuguese seaside town you really need to know

5 shows that will offer your child a more diverse view of the world5 shows that will offer your child a more diverse view of the world

How to make salmon teriyakiHow to make salmon teriyaki

As the Grand Canyon turns 100 – a brief history of the world’s most famous rock formationAs the Grand Canyon turns 100 – a brief history of the world’s most famous rock formation


Latest Showbiz

The concert takes place tomorrow at the King Abdullah Sports Stadium.Janet Jackson and 50 Cent to perform at Saudi Arabia concert

Queen Bey celebrates Africa with 11 outfit changes from designers all over the world.Behind every incredible outfit Beyoncé wears in her new Spirit music video

Andrea Camilleri set his popular detective stories in his native Sicily.Inspector Montalbano author dies aged 93

The Australian rapper suggested a collaboration when she found out she and Peppa were set to release albums on the same day.Iggy Azalea requests collaboration with Peppa Pig in tweet exchange

More From The Irish Examiner