Gingham: Summer’s Favorite Print

May 7, 2018

Gingham: Summer’s Favorite Print
Trunk Club

Gingham is a much bolder version of the classic check look. Perfect for the season, you’ll usually find it in high-contrast colors that give your outfit a summery pop. And it’s made of cotton, which means it’ll look great fully pressed or a little lived-in.

Gingham tie for men

Ease into it

If you’re thinking about incorporating gingham into your wardrobe, feel free to take it slow. A good place to start is with a tie. Big checks? Reach for a shirt with a small print. Smaller checks? Play around with large prints on your button-down.

Replace a staple

In the summer months, it’s important to wear the right fabrics. So swap out those cotton-blend shirts for 100% cotton versions for a much more comfortable, breathable look.

Gingham shirt for men
Gingham shorts for men

Turn some heads

Wondering what to wear with gingham shorts? Have no fear—a simple solid tee or button-down is an easy solution. You can even layer the two for cooler evenings.

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