Trend of the week: Get graphic with these wardrobe go-tos

Go off the grid with this season’s sassiest pattern, says Annmarie O’Connor.

INSPIRATION

Gingham usually makes us think of the three Ps: picnic baskets, parks and Pimms.

In short, it’s a bona fide fair weather print. Until now that is.

What we lack in climate control, we can make up for in sheer ingenuity.

Need some style inspo? Check out the handy hacks below for box fresh ways to work the trend.

STYLE HACKS

Add some rockabilly flair to a gingham skirt with a leather jacket, bustier top, pin tuck curls and a red lip.

Paper thin polo necks are trending well into autumn/winter 17. Wear yours under a Bardot style gingham dress for transseasonal savvy.

Low commitment lady? Slide into a pair of gingham mules for killer fashion cred. 

Gingham is a boon for busy minimalists. Just add unisex sneakers and monochrome tailored separates for fuss-free flair.


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