Let’s talk about trends. In fact, let’s talk about one of the biggest fashion trends you can find these days – the checkered print. You have probably discovered it yourself, already, right? I am seeing checks on blazers and coats, skirts, dresses and pants, and even pumps. It’s simply everywhere. Checkered pieces go with everything and the print immediately gives your outfits a special touch of something cool, interesting and certainly not boring.

I have decided to style different looks with two similarly checkered pieces: A dress and a pair of checkered pants. I want to show you different style options on how to wear the trend.

When wearing a biker-jacket, the checkered 'Vibellona' dress immediately looks London-cool to me, especially in combination with black Chelsea-boots. I can imagine going to concerts and fall festivals dressed like this, looking laid-back and super cool.

My second look is more French-inspired with a beret-hat, a chic white blouse, the cutest checkered 'Vibellona' pants with a frilled hem and a leather-clutch. This looks is cute and very lady-like, but still eye-catching thanks to the checkered print. I can imagine wearing this outfit for a business-meeting, a shopping-day or a dinner-date. It’s simply my go-to look for fall.

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When the weather becomes cooler, I would add a pair of tights underneath the dress and for blouse-and-pants look a camel coloured coat or a trench-coat to tops things off. Easy as that.

Which look do you prefer? London-cool or French-check-chic?