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16 best gingham print dresses for summer - the trend to check off your must-have list

A gingham dress is perfect for summer...

The ultimate transitional print, it's no surprise that gingham remains one of the most timeless trends to date – especially in the summer. Victoria Beckham, Reese Witherspoon, Holly Willoughby and Sarah Jessica Parker are among the many A-listers who love rocking gingham in the sunshine, and you can too. 

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Marks & Spencer, ASOS, River Island, Mint Velvet and so many more fashion brands are selling gorgeous gingham dresses for the new season – and we want them all. Style the dreamiest high street designs with everything from denim jackets to colourful coats and lightweight cardigans this summer – you're welcome!  

Blue Gingham Mini Dress, £45, Nobody's Child

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Swathed in a vibrant gingham print, this timeless smock dress can be teamed with trainers or sandals depending on your destination.

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Navy Gingham Dress, £75, Crew Clothing Company

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An investment piece, this timeless gingham dress will be your best friend for years to come. 

Trendyol Gingham Smock Dress, £40, ASOS

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If you're a fan of smock dresses, then this gingham ASOS number is not to be missed. 

Pink Gingham Split Hem Bustier Midi Dress, £23.99, New Look

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Made from recycled polyester, this eye-catching gingham dress would look incredible styled with white heels and a matching clutch bag for all of your summer celebrations. 

Mono gingham puff sleeve mini dress, £22, TU Clothing

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TU Clothing at Sainsbury's has the perfect gingham mini. 

New Look Pink Gingham Mini Dress, £18.15, ASOS

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Reduced in the sale, New Look's pastel pink midi dress would look so cute teamed with white tennis shoes. 

Miss Selfridge Lilac Gingham Cut Out Dress, £15, ASOS

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The perfect party dress for warm summer evenings, this glamorous gingham mini features a show-stopping cut-out design at the back and at the waist. 

Mint Check Puff Sleeve Tiered Midi Dress, £41, Oasis

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This gorgeous everyday dress is designed in a flowing midi style complete with trending puffed sleeves and tiered detailing. 

Red Gingham Tie Waist Midi Dress, £42, Coast

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Described as imbuing 'prairie girl-charm,' Coast's cotton-blend midi dress is the definition of timeless. 

Gingham Check Midi Dress, £59, Mint Velvet

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Mint Velvet's black and white midi features a shirred, square-neck bodice, a full midi skirt and long, puffed sleeves. The brand recommends coordinating it with biker boots and a leather jacket, and we couldn't agree more. 

Blue Gingham Midi Dress, £55, Nobody's Child

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One of Holly Willoughby's favourite brands, Nobody's Child is selling this vintage-inspired gingham dress, just in time for the new season. Pair it with a denim jacket and white ankle boots when the sun comes out. 

Blue Gingham Maxi Dress, £45, Nobody's Child

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From picnics in the park to summer barbecues and garden parties, this gingham maxi dress can be worn for every and any occasion. 

Faithfull The Brand Gingham Midi Dress, £154.50, Net-a-Porter

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Kate Middleton always shops at Faithfull The Brand for her summer dresses, and we reckon she'd love this sage green gingham number from the label.

Green Gingham Mini Dress, £12.80, ASOS

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This green gingham print dress is seriously cute! Add your favourite pair of sunnies and you're good to go. 

Pink Gingham Smock Dress, £18.75, Boohoo

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Now 25% off, Boohoo's gingham smock dress comes in two different colourways, pink and black.

Blue Gingham Wrap Dress, £35, Monsoon

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An everyday staple, Monsoon's gingham wrap dress is designed to flatter your figure, thanks to the puff sleeves, cinched waist and floaty skirt. 

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