30 best gingham print dresses for spring 2021: The trend that’s hot for summer







Megan Bull




Victoria Beckham is the reigning queen of fashion and she’s just declared gingham as the summer’s biggest trend. Unveiling her latest collection, the designer has created a number of gorgeous gingham pieces, and word’s already spreading. Reese Witherspoon, Amanda Holden and Louise Redknapp have all been spotted wearing the classic print – and we’re taking note. 

Marks & Spencer, New Look, H&M and more are selling the dreamiest gingham frocks right now, and VB would definitely approve! From smocks to wrap dresses, puff-sleeved styles to skater silhouettes, there’s something for everyone on this summery roundup. Look ahead to the sunnier seasons and get shopping! 

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Gingham Ruffle Hem Dress, £16.49, Shein

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This ravishing red dress has received glowing reviews – and we’re adding it to our baskets ASAP. 

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Blue Gingham Dress, £40, River Island

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Make a statement in this sky blue beauty. 

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Nobody’s Child Checked Dress, £37, Marks & Spencer

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Celebrity favourite Nobody’s Child has created the ultimate laidback look – slip on some sandals and you’re ready for the day. 

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Pink Gingham Dress, £25.99, New Look

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This pretty pink number is a total bargain, just imagine how cute it would look paired with crisp white trainers and a matching scrunchie. 

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Green Gingham Dress, £25.99, New Look

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Go gorgeous in green this summer. New Look’s square neck smock features statement puff sleeves, keyhole detail at the back and the sweetest frill trims. 

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Bell Sleeve Gingham Dress, £420, Victoria Beckham

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This gingham print is an original VVB artwork that has been digitally printed in Italy. Made from fluid viscose faille, this summer dress also comes in a midnight blue and white gingham print. 

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Lilac Gingham Maxi Dress, £55.20, Warehouse

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Warehouse’s dreamy design features the sweetest tie shoulders at the back! 

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Levi’s gingham tie-waist dress, £76, John Lewis

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The tie-waist of Levi’s midi dress is uber flattering, but it’s that square neckline that’s giving us all the feels.

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Pink Gingham Dress, £40, River Island

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Oversized collars have become one of the season’s biggest trends with the Duchess of Cambridge, Stacey Solomon and more stepping out in the statement style – and River Island has taken note. 

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Monki Mini Shirt Dress, £30, ASOS

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Stacey Solomon is also a big fan of Monki, and we can see her adding the brand’s vibrant shirt dress to basket. 

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Gingham Dress, £109, Hobbs

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This playful gingham dress features puffed sleeves and contrast buttons. 

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Ruffle gingham dress, £51.75, Coast

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This cute mini from Coast is a little cowgirl style and we like it.

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Checked Puff Sleeve Dress, £148, Anthropologie

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Anthropologie recommends styling this puffed sleeve dress with raffia sliders, sunglasses and – preferably – a day spent beachside. Sounds good to us! 

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Gingham Tie Front Dress, was £490 NOW £194, Kate Spade

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This tie front dress has major 50s vibes, team it with cherry red accessories for a vintage feel. 

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Turquoise Gingham Dress, £19.99, H&M

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H&M’s smocked style is ultra-flattering thanks to its shirred bodice and softly draping skirt. 

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Yellow Gingham Dress, £12.99, H&M

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Nothing says summer like sunshine yellow! For just £12.99, you can get your hands on this gingham mini dress. 

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Blue Gingham Dress, £95, French Connection

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This shirt dress is so chic! A summer staple, it’s ideal for both work and the weekends. 

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Anima Gingham Dress, £60, Monsoon

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Monsoon’s summer edit is a thing of dreams, and this forest green frock is going straight in our baskets. 

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Gingham Wrap Dress, £65, Monsoon

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One of Monsoon’s bestsellers, this monochrome number is designed for picnics in the countryside. The brand recommends styling it with a tan saddle bag and sandals.

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Bambah Gingham Dress, £316, Farfetch

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Look lovely in lime this season. Farfetch recommends styling your new favourite dress with box-fresh trainers and gold hooped earrings and a nude handbag. 

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Gingham Midi Dress, £45, Marks & Spencer

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This must-have midi is at the top of our wish lists. Effortlessly elegant, add sandals, a belt and wedges before heading out on date night. 

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Petite Gingham Dress, £22.99, New Look

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How chic is this mint mini dress? We’re in love with the sweetheart neckline and short puff sleeves. 

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Gingham Tea Dress, £17.99, New Look

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Shop this flirty tea dress in the New Look sale for £17.99 – winning. 

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Green Gingham Dress, £49.99, Mango

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This fit and flare style would look seriously glam with gladiator sandals. 

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Lovebugs Gingham Dress, £90, Cath Kidston

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How adorable is this gingham dress! Cath Kidston’s black and white style is embroidered with the sweetest little ladybugs. 

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Faithful The Brand Kiona dress, £219, Net-A-Porter

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This beautiful monochrome dress would look equally on point with espadrille wedges, strappy heeled sandals or trainers. You’ll be wearing it for seasons to come.

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Blue Gingham Dress, £35, Accessorize

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This navy number will see you through endless sunny days. 

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Ruffle Pussybow Gingham Smock Dress, £20, Boohoo

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Hit two trends in one with Boohoo’s gingham ruffle mini dress. We love it paired with chunky boots. 

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Red Gingham Dress, £255, Reformation

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This linen dress by Reformation is giving us all of the picnic vibes. Featuring a fitted bodice with a relaxed skirt and a thigh split, it’s the perfect cut to wear from day to night.

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Gingham Print Square Neck Maxi Dress, £17.50, Nasty Gal

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From the square neckline to the dramatic puff sleeves and statement side split, this dress is full of character. 

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