The checked cotton fabric popularised by ’50s and ’60s style icons like Audrey Hepburn and Brigitte Bardot has made a serious comeback – and I couldn’t be happier for it. I’ve always been a fan of the preppy print but since seeing brands combine it with modern silhouettes, I fell head over heels.
There’s something so nostalgic and happy about it. For me, it brings back memories of childhood summers and this one gingham dress I wouldn’t ever take off. Ever. I can’t wait to start building my collection once again, and if you can’t either, here’s a few pieces to get you started.