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Gingham + bare shoulders is your SS17 saviour
By Maybelle Morgan, 11 April 2017
Gingham’s answered the ad, moved in and even set up its little checkered toothbrush in the bathroom. Yep, picnic checks are what your wardrobe needs, and your head-to-toe thing has never looked cuter. Make it fresh for SS17 with bare shoulders, just like this…
It’s fun, it’s loud, it’s House of Holland. For SS17, the model brigade stomped down the runway in all-gingham-everything, sending hearts aflutter with this coral check off-shoulder bandeau with cutesy sleeve-ties. For max impact, crop tops were styled with gingham flared-leg trousers and pointed check pumps.
Who knew that gingham could be so right for your night-out deal? NYC-based artist and mega-babe Chloe Wise, that’s who. It’s all about countering the cutesiness by baring some skin, so try an off-shoulder dress, unbuttoned and showing off a peek of tummy skin just above high-waisted black culottes. Finish with chunky pointed heels and a ditsy cross-body.
Inject major summer vibes into your wardrobe with this cold-shoulder gingham beauty from Warehouse. If you feel like amping it up, trial SS17’s dress-over-trousers trend: unbutton the dress from waist down and wear over some straight-leg cropped jeans, plus chunky leather sliders.