Oops I….fell for the gingham trend!

I have seen a number of cool trends popping up for the Spring Summer! As much as I wish I could buy all of my favourite ones, the frugal mum that I need to be has to make decisions. Then Mother’s day happened and l’Homme offered me the chance to get a little treat.  I really wanted a new little dress for the summer  without breaking the bank and this little black gingham number hit the nail on the head:

Primark black gingham dress

it’s cute, summery and affordable – thank you Primark (dress only available in store )! Happy me and happy mother’s day to me:)

So this little dress made its way with us to Spain where we took those pics. I had to ask l’Homme to take a few of those shots which he obliged without batting an eyelid – bless him. The other ones were taken with a timer and the good thing in such a beautiful surrounding is that it’s a lot easier to get a nice results. Also,  it’s the holiday so no there was no rush to get the job done while trying to sort out many other things at the same time.

summer dress short black gingham dress

I really love these bell sleeves!

bell shaped sleeves

Today I wore this dress with my white converse for a fun low key look on holiday

Low key gingham look

but I also could easily see it being worn with a nice jacket and I think you may well see me rocking it at my son’s first holy communion in June with a pair of heels!

There are so many options out there at the moment with gingham.

Here are a few other favourite of mine:

  • I love those black gingham trousers from Next

next gingham trousers


  • This frills top from Zara

Zara gingham top


  •  this one piece swimming costume from Motel Rocks



And lots more options on Asos (click here) and many many brands around.

En France, j’ai reperé:

  • un petit short tres chou chez Camaieu


  • Une petite blouse qui se porte aux epaules chez Mango


Have fun this summer in Gingham! Much love to all from beautiful Spain.