Update your style with our edit of wearable checks...
Fashion may be fickle but certain trends NEVER go out of fashion – and checks are one of them.
From girlie gingham to bold wide checks, what gives this print its super status? Well, it’s fun, easy to wear and works with all of the summery neutrals in your wardrobe.
From off-the-shoulder floaty numbers to oversized shirts or teeny high-neck crop tops, there are loads of different styles of tops featuring fashion’s fave print on the high street right now. So get involved!
Worried it won’t suit you? Stick to dark blues and monochrome shades for a classic take on the trend or go for refreshing colour combos like nudes and white. Alexa Chung worked the look in a pretty pink and white gingham dress recently and, like us, Taylor Swift is a long-time fan of the grid-like trend.
Opt for the season’s hottest trends – from Bardot-style smocks to 90s ribbed camis – and wear with a pair of white jeans to make your gingham piece pop.
When it comes to accessories, keep things simple if you’re wearing bold check – a pair of white or metallic trainers or flatforms work with almost every outfit option and will give your look a modern edge. Head to Asos or New Look to find the best edit of chic and purse-friendly styles.
Want to know how the high-fash pack is working the trend? Check out the SS16 fashion shows; Victoria Beckham, Celine and Stella McCartney all sent models down the catwalks in beautiful bold checks in easy breezy new styles you can find high street rips of.
The main thing to remember is that this is a trend worth investing in because it never actually dates. So don’t hold back and stock up on this summer’s hottest print and start planning your outfits around it.
Keep your new season pieces fresh by washing them with the new Limited Collection for Bold & Lenor by top designer Giles Deacon. Its gorgeous scents are released as you move – choose from the edgy florals of Diamond & Lotus Flower, Ocean Escape, Peony & Cherry Blossom or Amethyst & Floral Bouquet.
Prices may vary and items are subject to availability due to summer sales.