Gingham – Trending This Spring

Have you noticed all the gingham that’s been hitting the runways this spring?  It seems to be everywhere…

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Many top designers sent their versions of the nostalgic checks down the catwalk. Perfect for spring and summer, the easily recognizable check is easy to live with.  A little bit country, a little bit rock and roll, the iconic print is reminiscent of 60s mod and 50s summer picnics.

Interior trends often follow fashion so I decided to explore how this bright and fun textile could be translated into our homes.

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This porch gets spruced up with a traditional stripe, french grain sack, and gingham.

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A little goes a long way in my book…look how sophisticated this oversized pillow looks on the ticking settee.

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It’s the perfect complement for another textile classic toile.

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Bright and cheerful, this room just screams spring.

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  In a subdued & subtle earthy color palette this kitchen doesn’t overdo the print.

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Now how cute are these dishes?  Just right for spring and summer dinner parties out on the patio.

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Want to try your hand at gingham cookies?  Perfect for Easter, no?

Personally, I love the resurgence of this checked pattern – growing up in the 50s/60s it reminds me of my youth.  I’m headed to the fabric store…a new boxy version of Jackie O’s top might just be in the works shortly.  (My apologies – I couldn’t find the original source for this photo).

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So, what do you think, will you be getting on the gingham check bandwagon?

Until next time…

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2 thoughts on “Gingham – Trending This Spring

  1. I’ve always been a fan of gingham! My earliest memory of it is a dress my Mother made me…and an identical one for my sister, and one for herself (!) It has certainly changed through the years: so very country in the 70’s & 80’s and now so chic and sophisticated. Love love the Jackie O look!