How to wear Gingham in Autumn

Gingham was huge this Spring/Summer, and last Summer so chances are you may have a few pieces you’re about to stow away. Hold that thought – it can look just as good in the colder months – with a few styling tweaks.

Your AW Gingham essentials

  • Leather Biker jacket

This absolute wardrobe staple will do the job of modernising the look to less floaty/girly and more ‘I mean business’. The more oversized and battered the better.

  • Black ankle boots

Whatever style you have in your wardrobe -leather or patent leather work best. They’ll give the gingham a harder edge.

  • Knitwear

Soft or chunky it doesn’t really matter – even a little mohair looks gorgeous. Throw one on over a gingham dress or with a gingham skirt and you’re ready for AW. I’d opt for a camel version – or a bright primary colour like red.

  • Chunky belt

I have already book-marked my gingham dress to be worn with my black leather Gucci belt – it draws in the waist and makes the look far more structured and less ‘summery’.

  • Black denim

Any little gingham tops? Grab some frayed hem black jeans to instantly change the prairie girl look.

p.s. I would always avoid head to toe gingham in the colder months – keep it up top, down below or layer it up.

Ashley

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