Style Throwback: Gingham Rewind

Style Throwback: Gingham Rewind
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Style Throwback: Gingham Rewind
We all remember the iconic dress Dorothy, played by Judy Garland, wore in The Wizard of Oz. Perhaps this is the dress that set the gingham trend into motion. 
A print advertisement shows a a popular style at the time -- a gingham frock, cinched at the waist, with a full skirt. 
Actress Hedy LaMarr looks ultra-glam in a long gingham dress while posing poolside. 
Popular teen actress Shirley Temple poses in a gingham frock. 
Movie star Ginger Rodgers in a green gingham dress. 
Actress Andie Dickinson in a bright and sunny yellow gingham frock. 
Doris Day looked chic and sophisticated in a pink gingham shift dress while lounging with Rock Hudson. 
Kate Hudson's fabulous mom, Goldie Hawn, models a thin-strapped gingham dress. 
Jane Fonda looks country-chic in a blue gingham shirt. 
Princess Diana looks the epitome of preppy perfection in slim gingham cropped pants. 
At Cannes, Renee Zellweger poses in a fitted black gingham pencil skirt. 
Trend-setting Rihanna poses in a gingham cropped top and skirt combo. 
Gingham made a major comeback on the runways this year at the spring 2013 fashion shows. At Nanette Lepore, this model sported an airy gingham dress. Though the look is a little retro, it's easily modernized with a wide belt and architectural wedge heels. 
Gingham, the classic checked fabric that is, yes, used on tablecloths, is having somewhat of a resurgence in kind of a big way.

As soon as we spotted the kitschy print on the spring 2013 runways, we knew it was going to be a hit. After all, fashion does repeat itself, and gingham has had quite a rich history -- especially with the glamorous movie stars of the past.

Click through the gallery to see which stars have rocked the trend --if they can wear gingham and not look like they're headed for a picnic, so can you!
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