It’s About Gingham for Spring 2015

It’s not over til the fat lady sings. Or skinny girl since we’re talking Fashion Week… Either way, there’s lots of time left in Fashion Month but it already seems like gingham is the print for Spring 2015. On an ordinary day it reminds me of tablecloths and kitchen towels but I think the designers have proven it can look glam and not just … practical and useful.

If you’re wondering what the difference between gingham and plaid, gingham is always one colour and white while plaid can be any number of colours. And while the lines in plaid have different widths, they’re all the same in gingham.

Michael Kors used both gingham and plaid.

Michael Kors

Michael Kors

But Oscar de la Renta, Diane von Furstenberg and Altazurra went for just gingham.  Oscar De La Renta

Oscar de la Renta

Altuzarra

Altuzarra

I like how Diane paired gingham shoes with the floral dresses.

Diane Von Furstenburg

Since this print is likely to be the next best thing, will you give it a try?

*Pictures from style.com*

Natasha Beckles

Natasha Beckles is a freelance copyeditor, writer and content creator. She has over a decade's experience in both traditional and online media. In addition to blogging about fashion and travel, she uses the written word to help brands and individuals tell their unique stories.

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