Bow tie, pillow, paper roll and awning photos by Caitlin Abrams; Styled by Elizabeth Doyle
We were inspired by Oscar de la Renta’s Spring 2015 Ready-to-Wear collection which blends hints of the outdoors with a sophisticated take on gingham. Here are ways to up your style game by adding this iconic pattern to your home or wardrobe.
Traditional gingham gets a modern update with this pattern-on-pattern midcentury-style sofa in fabrics from Designers Guild’s Brera Quadretto collection. All fabrics available through Scherping Westphal, IMS, 612-822-2700, scherpingwestphal.com
The easy-to-remove cover makes for a kid-proof throw pillow. Pillow cover ($6), from IKEA, 8000 Ikea Way, Bloomington, 888-888-4532, ikea.com
A soft plaid paper adds dimension to walls. Boylston Plaid wallpaper ($192/roll), by Peter Fasano, from Blended Blue, IMS, 612-455-6132, blendedblue.com
Dip a toe into the hip-to-be-square trend with fashionable footwear. Vera sandal ($375), by Diane von Furstenberg, available in black through Nordstrom, nordstrom.com
No. 5 Add a modern twist to your gingham with a textural check in bright linen or cotton. (Top) Yuzwen turquoise fabric ($128/yard), by Brunschwig & Fils, from Kravet, IMS, 612-321-9122, kravet.com; Antigua Plaid ($84/yard), from Schumacher, IMS, 612-338-6434, fschumacher.com
Preppy meets punchy haberdashery with this pink gingham bowtie. Tie ($100), by Edward Armah, from MartinPatrick 3, 212 3rd Ave. N., Ste. 106, Mpls., 612-746-5329, martinpatrick3.com
TRENDSETTERS Those Dayton brothers were ahead of the design game when they added these signature awnings to The Bachelor Farmer.