Gingham is a traditional spring and summer print, and it is very on trend for 2021. I am seeing it in tops, dresses, shorts, shoes, and handbags. When you are in your 20’s and 30’s gingham looks very cute and girly. If you are in your 50’s like I am, then gingham can make you look like you are wearing a tablecloth. So how can us more mature women wear gingham in a modern way? Here are some tips.
I recently visited J.Crew Factory while on vacation. I was looking specifically for a gingham shirt. I spotted this one and it was exactly what I was looking for. It is a classic button up style in classic navy and white. There were other colors available, but I went for the more neutral color.
Keeping it simple with one classic gingham piece will look more modern. Pair it with a solid and keep the accessories neutral.
This navy and white gingham shirtdress is from last year. I found the same style available this year in very limited sizes from J. Crew Factory.
This green gingham dress from Target gives a similar look.
Here are some outfits featuring Gingham from Loft:
Another way to wear gingham in a modern way is to incorporate it with a handbag.
This canvas tote paired with a neutral outfit gives you the pop of color and the gingham look without being over the top. Here are some other cute gingham handbags:
Gingham shoes can also look modern when the rest of the outfit is kept basic. Here are several options:
It is possible to wear gingham at any age. I hope this has given you some ideas on how to wear gingham in a modern way that still suits your personal style. For some other style related posts, you might enjoy this post and this one.
Andrea | 6th Apr 21
These are all super cute!!
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