Trend Watch: Gingham

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Gingham, the checkered white and colored fabric Judy Garland famously donned in the Wizard of Oz, took over the Spring 2015 runways. From Oscar de la Renta's oversized take of the mod fabric to Altuzarra, Michael Kors and Bottega Venetta's use of the pattern, it looks like gingham is here to stay (well, at least for this upcoming season).

If you're not a fan of the retro pattern, look back to Brigitte Bardot for inspiration. The blond bombshell walked down the aisle in a pink gingham dress, a move so daring it caused a gingham shortage in France. Who could've guessed that could even happen?

Left to right: Michael Kors, Bottega Venetta, Oscar de la Renta & Tsumori Chisato from their Spring/Summer 2015 Collections

Not sure how to wear our favorite picnic-inspired fabric? Let us help! From crop tops to pants, skirts and dresses, gingham is acceptable in any way, shape or form this season. Lucky enough for you, we've scoured the Internet and picked our favorite pieces from our favorite shops.

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Are you a gingham advocate? Let us know how you'll be wearing the pattern this season in the comments below!