The 20 Best Gingham Dresses for Spring and Summer

The 20 Best Gingham Dresses for Spring and Summer

Clear skies and beach days are almost here, so that means it’s time to revamp your wardrobe! After the annual spring cleaning, you may find that you need to pick up some new pieces. What’s great about shopping for spring clothes is that they’re easily adaptable for summer. Gingham dresses are a classic piece you can wear from season to season. They come in all different colors, sizes, and variations. With all the options out there, you’re sure to find one that you love.  

This season, we’re manifesting taking road trips with the top down, exploring new cities, and anything else that gives us serotonin — so obviously, we need the perfect outfit for any occasion. Gingham dresses are great because they’re versatile, you can wear one to brunch early in the day and then end up partying the night away in the same dress. No matter what your plans are, this springy, plaid staple is must have in your wardrobe. So, keep reading to shop our favorite gingham dresses out there this spring. 

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Zara Gingham Knit Dress

Zara always has the cutest finds. A long gingham knit dress ($70) adds a sophisticated look to your wardrobe.

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ASOS Miss Selfridge Petite 2 in 1 dress in soft gingham check

This dress ($56) screams Lexi Howard from Euphoria. You may not be the main character of “Our Life,” but you can be the main character of your life in this cute dress.

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Missguided Plus Size Orange Seersucker Gingham Print Smock Dress

Orange you glad we found this rad gingham dress ($26)? An orange dress is a unique addition to your closet. 

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Nasty Gal Gingham Puff Sleeve Tiered Midi Dress

A black and white midi dress ($16) is a classic find. It’s even better when it’s on sale, like this one is. 

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Saks Fifth Avenue English Factory Gingham Midi-Dress

Imagine the OOTD pics you could get in this gorgeous number! It’s the perfect dress ($120) for spring. 

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Old Navy Tiered Seersucker All-Day Dress for Women

If you’re going to be in the sunshine, you’ll need a dress to match it. A yellow gingham dress ($45) is the perfect fit for summer. 

Treat Me Right Light Blue Gingham Smocked Mini Dress
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Lulu’s Treat Me Right Light Blue Gingham Smocked Mini Dress

Clear blue skies and blue dresses are a must. Lulu’s blue gingham dress ($49) is a winner. 

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Beginning Boutique Gemma Midi Dress Pink Gingham

Meet your new go to brunch dress. A pink gingham dress ($70) to match the pink champagne just feels right. 

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Boohoo Plus Gingham Tiered Swing Dress

Green is the “it” color this spring. Try two trends in one while wearing this gingham green dress ($14). 

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Gap Tiered Mini Shirt Dress

Shirt dresses are great pieces to have for an easy summer look. The Tiered Mini Shirt Dress ($70) from the Gap is simple and chic. 

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Old Navy Puff-Sleeve Tiered Mini Swing Dress for Women

If you’re more of a neutral girl this one’s for you. A good cream gingham dress ($45) is something you can wear year round.  

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ASOS DESIGN Curve maxi shirt dress with pintucks in gingham print

This dress ($26) is great for walks through the park or strolling through the city. The floral details are an adorable plus. 

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Forever 21 Gingham Midi Dress

A puff-sleeved dress ($35) is a yes from us. Add a cute tote bag and you’re good to go. 

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Nasty Gal Petite Gingham Button Detail Midi Dress

“Florals? For Spring?” Yes, we know it’s not groundbreaking, but mixed with gingham ($45) it’s pretty cute.

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ASOS Sisters Of The Tribe milk maid mini dress in gingham with frill detail

Here’s a super girly mini dress ($44) that screams summer. Catch us adding this in our cart.  

Peasant Tie Back Gingham Dress
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TJ Maxx ALMOST FAMOUS Peasant Tie Back Gingham Dress

TJ Maxx has all the good finds. This gingham dress ($17) is an absolute steal.

Sweet Outings Sage Green Gingham Puff Sleeve Mini Dress
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Lulu’s Sweet Outings Sage Green Gingham Puff Sleeve Mini Dress

Here’s another trendy green mini dress ($64), perfect for a picnic date or a matcha run. The possibilities are endless with this one from Lulu’s!

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Urban Outfitters Urban Renewal Remnants Smocked Gingham Midi Dress

This dress ($69) is giving major main character energy. You can easily dress this up or down and wear it all over town. 

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Beginning Boutique Penelope Mini Dress Mono Gingham

A little black [gingham] dress ($80) will definitely make heads turn. The cutout detail is perfect for the warmer weather.

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Revolve Delphine Mini Dress

A business in the front party in the back dress ($198)  changes the game. All you have to do is throw on a light cardigan or sweater during the day and take it off for the big reveal when you’re for the night, with a daring open back. 

No matter what your plans are for spring, you’ll be the best-dressed in one of these gingham dresses. They’re the perfect way to spice up your wardrobe this season. 

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