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32 best gingham print dresses for summer 2021: The trend that's hot for summer

This classic print is perfect 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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Yellow gingham dress, £39.99, 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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Blue Gingham Dress, £40/$74, River Island

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Make a statement in this sky blue beauty. 

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Gingham Tiered Mini Dress, £44, Oasis

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Oasis recommends teaming this gingham mini with a pair of white boots for a fresh spring look. 

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Hobbs V-Neck Swing Dress, £89, Marks & Spencer

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Designed in a relaxed swing silhouette, this dress is perfect for lazy days in the garden. 

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Yellow Gingham Shirt Dress, £325/$535, L.K.Bennett

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This lovely lemon dress has a neat collar, cream buttons, short sleeves, tie detail and a flared midi skirt.

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Limited Edition Elle pink gingham midi dress, £85, Muse & Moda

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Channel your inner Elle Woods in this Legally Blonde-inspired limited edition Elle pink gingham midi dress. The straps are easily adjustable, and it's the perfect choice for laid-back garden parties and summer strolls.

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Belle Gingham Midi Dress, £244, Anthropologie

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Spun from summer-ready linen, Anthropologie's gingham dress is giving us serious ballerina vibes. 

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Lace Trim Gingham Dress, £48/$89, River Island

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Adorned with delicate lace trims, this romantic maxi dress is already selling like hotcakes.

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Lilac Contrast Gingham Dress, £22, Pretty Little Thing

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A must-have for your summer wardrobe, this lilac smock dress makes a statement thanks to its contrasting gingham panels. Coordinate with fresh kicks for an effortless feel. 

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Green Gingham Dress, £39.99/$79.99, Mango

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

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Gingham Dress Two-piece Set, £17.99, Stradivarius

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How cute is this co-ord! Giving off major 90s vibes, Stradviarius' mini dress comes with a matching bolero – and you can also shop it in lilac and green. 

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Yellow Cut Out Gingham Dress, £38, River Island

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River Island's multicoloured midi is so stunning. 

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Pink Gingham Dress, £15.59, 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/$545, 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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Gingham Maxi Dress, £75, Oliver Bonas

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Step out in style his summer with Oliver Bonas' gingham maxi dress. 

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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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Gingham Hartford Dress, £248/$248, Reformation

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Meghan Markle is a huge fan of Reformation, and she'd love this navy number from the brand. 

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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, £95, 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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Monki Mini Shirt Dress, £30/$48, 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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Red gingham dress, £220/$248, Kate Spade

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

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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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Bambah Gingham Dress, £312, 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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Petite Gingham Dress, £13.79, 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, £13.49, New Look

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

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Lovebugs Gingham Dress, £60, 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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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, £25.50, 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, £248/$248, 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 Tiered Dress, £275, Me+Em

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Royal and celebrity favourite brand Me+Em is selling this monochrome gingham dress, complete with a contrasting side stripe in buttermilk and khaki. 

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