For those who like simplicity, it’s time to invest in gingham. It’s a simple woven cotton or sometimes linen cloth, appearing in a checkered pattern. Usually light weight and easy, this style will definitely make summers more bearable.

Although, it’s widely used I making school uniforms across the globe, this season it’s all about styling it in more ladylike fashion. It has predominated the runways more than you’ve imagined with A-list designers such as Diane Von Furstenburg, Oscar de la Renta and Michael Kors featuring the trend vastly in their collections.

Here’s how you can wear the gingham trend, without looking like you’re in middle school.