FASHION’S CURRENT OBSESSION THE CHECKERBOARD PATTERN OFFERS GRAPHIC APPEAL AND REBELLIOUS ROOTS

BY CALEIGH OSTROM

Stella McCartney Checkered Pointed Toe Pump
Ethical fashion is a pillar for McCartney, so these are made from faux suede and faux patent leather, creating a checkered pattern. With a pointed toe and high cut vamp, they stand on 3.3 inch covered heels. $1,180 neimanmarcus.com

Stella McCartney Checkered Pointed-Toe 80mm Pump

Loewe Chunky Knit Checkerboard Sweater
This oversized knit, with fringe and a drapey cowl neck, is made from a wool and alpaca blend, making it cozy and charming. $990 bergdorfgoodman.com

Loewe Chunky-Knit Checkerboard Sweater

Alexander Wang Checkerboard Paneled Mini Dress
This curve hugging dress has a street chic appeal with asymmetrical stripes knit into the sides. Team with sneakers for extra sporty style. $645 bergdorfgoodman.com

Alexander Wang Checkerboard-Paneled Mini Dress

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The Elder Statesman Checked Cashmere Sweater
Statement sleeves (resembling racing flags) in cozy cashmere can be paired with a vest or a necklace to showcase the unique pattern. $745 netaporter.com

The Elder Statesman Checked Cashmere Sweater

Dolce & Gabbana Printed Leather Ankle Boots
These glossy red stunners are covered in a graffiti print with love notes scribbled allover, and stand on a checkered silver heel, giving a retro vibe. $1,195 netaporter.com

Dolce & Gabbana Printed Leather Ankle Boots

Diane von Furstenberg Checkered Wrap Dress
The iconic wrap dress symbolizes power and independence and is a versatile and flattering frock for the working woman. With a point collar and self tie waist, accent this piece with a classic pair of black stilettos. $468 saks.com

 

Alexander Wang Roxy Mini Checkerboard Bucket Bag

Here, exotic snakeskin contrasts with a metallic checkerboard print, with an optional ring closure that can double as a top handle. $595 saks.com

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