Mad Men may be well into the ’60s, but come summer, we’re longing for that ’50s Americana splendor that we saw during the show’s first few seasons. This summer, we’re channeling the flag-waving era with one of its staples — gingham.
And we’re not the only ones feeling nostalgic. The checked print made cameos on the Oscar de la Renta Resort 2013 runway and on the hand-painted talons at Kate Spade’s Spring 2013 presentation.
Here, we’ve narrowed down 14 gingham print pieces, from cat-eye glasses and one-piece bathing suits, to flirty dresses and short-shorts.