Somewhere over the (fashion) rainbow, spring's most noteworthy designers like Derek Lam and Carven reimagined Dorothy Gale as the epitome of cool. (It's quite similar to how this particular editor first envisioned her when he was a 3-year-old with an expansive Wizard of Oz memorabilia collection, which included an Oz-themed Christmas tree.) But, it's not just her sparkly heels that have pushed her to the front of the fashion pack as of late. Instead, it's her signature gingham, which is back and more high concept than ever.
That's right. Plaid's country sister is finding a new home in your closet on everything from sophisticated separates like blazers and full skirts to weekend essentials like wearable frocks and adorable shorts. And, we've rounded up 12 sweet variations of this crosshatched pattern that'll keep your look fresh and forward for spring. Check that.