Gingham is first imported into Europe from Malaysia, where it’s called genggang.
Number of cotton mills in Manchester, England—the center of gingham fabric production— at the peak of its industrial boom in 1853.
Marilyn Monroe wears a now-iconic pair of cropped gingham pants in an Alfred Eisenstaedt photograph.
Brigitte Bardot gets married in a pink vichy-check (gingham) wedding dress—and causes a nationwide shortage in France.
Gingham appears in J.Crew’s very first catalog, on a button-up shirt.
Gingham styles in our spring/ summer 2016 collection.
Squares on our pink gingham suit (apologies and thanks to our intern).
Shop all gingham here.