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6 Real-Girl Ways to Wear Gingham, Without Looking Like a Square

Jul 6 2014 - 6:00am

If we had to choose a king and queen of Summer separates, it would be white denim [1] and gingham-print anything. Slip into a crisp pair of skinny jeans, tie on a check button-down, then finish with embellished sandals, and you'll be fashionably fit for any Summer soiree. Not 100 percent sold? Let us break it down.

Though our love of gingham [2] is unwavering — we credit our obsession to Mrs. Jacqueline Kennedy and her timeless style — some still believe the smart pattern is solely reserved for days on the Cape, journeys to see the wizard, and barbecue table decor. There used to be a direct correlation between East Coast collegiates and gingham, but thanks to our favorite celebrities, street stylers, and fashion bloggers, who've been spotted remixing the classic print, that stigma no longer holds true. Almost ready to convert? We'll drive it home.

We've challenged our editors to fashion six personalized looks centered around the smart print. From glamour girl to urban hipster to modern pinup, we've got a style just for you. Scroll through to gather street style inspiration from a feature we like to call: oppa, gingham style!

Photo: Grace Hitchcock [3]

The Gingham: Old Navy

Old Navy Everyday Shirt [4] ($26, originally $30)

The Editor: Hannah Weil

Photo: Grace Hitchcock [5]

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The Gingham: Hugo Boss

Similar style: Hugo Boss Gingham Shirt [11] ($107, originally $153)

The Editor: Lisette Mejia

Photo: Grace Hitchcock [12]

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The Gingham: Ralph Lauren Rugby

Similar style: Ben Sherman Classic Gingham Shirt [20] ($94)

The Editor: Emily Bibb

Photo: Grace Hitchcock [21]

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The Gingham: Zara

Similar style: Glamorous Swing Dress [27] ($41)

The Editor: Kate Schweitzer

Photo: Grace Hitchcock [28]

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The Gingham: Gap Kids

Similar style: Mango Gingham Check Shirt [33] ($60)

The Editor: Mandi Villa

Photo: Grace Hitchcock [34]

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The Gingham: J. Crew

J. Crew Slim Shirt [40] ($90)

The Editor: Randy Miller

Photo: Grace Hitchcock [41]

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