Memorial Day, Gingham Style, 3 Ways.

I hope your long Memorial Day Weekend was fantastic and you all got some sun and perhaps a tan, too. 

I debated whether I should post these two Gingham Outfits in two separate posts. I ultimately chose to post them together because they are relevant to one-another since they show two different ways to style Gingham and wear Red, White+Navy for Memorial Day and all of our gingham pieces plus several other elements on each outfit, are from Old Navy. The outfit with the White Jeans and Navy+White Gingham Tank Top is a little dressier. The outfit with the Red+White Gingham Romper is very casual. I do apologize about all the many photos today but I am so far behind with Outfits, plus I am challenging myself to wear a different dress all month of June and blog them all. That is 30 dresses in total and I will start off a day earlier and post one tomorrow, so yeah today it's a two-fer or better yet a three-fer post, since Vivian is showing you all a third way to wear Gingham, ala toddler style.

As soon as I saw this Navy+White Gingham Tank Top at Old Navy's website, I knew I wanted it. Even better that it came with matching shorts - I ordered both. The top is slightly cropped. The oversized gingham and the fact that it is in white+navy make it so fresh and crisp for Summer, a little preppy and nautical too. I decided to play off with the Navy and White so I wore my Zara White Skinny Jeans and a Clutch in Navy while my Kitten Heel Pumps are in Electric Blue. My pop of red is very subtle: lipstick and the polka dots on my Neon Yellow Bow that I added to the side of my bun. Coincidentally enough, last time I wore these pumps (3 months ago) I paired them with the same clutch and my outfit had a lot of navy, too. 

Navy+White, Cropped Button-Back, V-Neck, Gingham Tank Top: Old Navy (New) (identical, Steal), (similar, on Sale), (similar, Great Deal, love this), (similar, Splurge).
White Skinny Jeans w/ back Gold Zipper on the hem: Zara (similar, Steal), (similar w/ raw hem), (similar, Splurge).
Neon Yellow Skinny Bow Barette w/ Red Polka Dots: c/o an Accessories Boutique in Albania (similar set of 3, Steal), (similar, love this), (similar, Splurge).
Gold-Tone Drop Earrings w/ Circle Coral Stones: a Boutique in Albania (similar, Steal), (very similar, Great Deal), (similar, small Splurge).
Long Pendant "Layeden" Necklace in London Blue Illusion (Turquoise): Kendra Scott, borrowed via Rocksbox (New) (identical), (similar, Great Deal), (similar, love this), (similar, Splurge).
Real Gold Asymmetric Open Heart Pendant in Dainty Gold Chain: Lord & Taylor (similar, Steal), (similar, Great Deal), (similar, Splurge, love this).
Silver Tone double-stranded Stretchy Bracelet w/ Circle White Enamel Stones: The Limited (New) (similar, Steal), (similar, on Sale, love this).
Gold Tone Ring w/ Oval Brown Stone: Old Navy (New) (similar, Steal, love this), (similar, Great Deal), (similar, Splurge, love this).
Gold Tone Ring w/ Oval Brown Stone: Old Navy (New) (similar, Steal, love this), (similar, Great Deal), (similar, Splurge, love this).
2 Turquoise Crystal Bracelets w/ mini Rectange Beads: Express (similar, Steal, love this), (similar, my Favorite), (similar, Splurge).
Gold/Amber Mini Beaded, Stretchy Bracelet: Express (part of a bundle).
Silver Tone Ring w/ Large Marble Aqua/Mint Stone: A Boutique in Albania (similar, Huge Steal), (similar, Splurge, love this).
Navy Faux Leather+Faux Shearling Foldover, Envelope Clutch: Old Navy (New) (similar, Steal), (similar w/ fringe, love this), (similar, Splurge).
Royal Blue Suede Almond-Toe Pumps w/ Black Buckle detail: Nine West (similar, Steal), (similar), (similar, Splurge, love these).

I love a little plaid skirt. I think they evoke the classic and preppy look of a school girl so I bought Vivian's adorable plaid skirt for a steal at Old Navy. Then, literally a couple of days later I saw my romper online and ordered it. I love the large plaid pattern in an oversized gingham and the light linen material which makes both pieces great to wear all Summer long on a casual day off. I wore my romper with Navy Flip Flops (also from Old Navy) to add the blue I was missing from my patriotic outfit and I paired Vivian's Skirt with a Navy+White Graphic Floral Tank Top (also from Old Navy). I loved how cute Vivian's outfit came out. We ended up wearing these outfits yesterday (on Memorial Day Sunday) for a hot day off, of 85+ degree weather. Are you wearing Gingham this Spring/Summer and how do you style yours? Which of my two outfits do you like better?

Red+White (Oversized) Gingham, Linen-Blend Cami Romper: Old Navy (New) (identical, Steal), (similar, Great Deal), (similar in oversized navy+white, love this), (similar, small Splurge).
Dangly Beaded Drop Earrings w/ Soft Coral+Blush Beads: NY+Co (similar, Steal), (similar, small Splurge, love these).
Silver-tone Chain Necklace w/ Pave Teardrop Pendant: White House Black Market (similar, Steal), (similar, Great Deal, love this), (similar, Splurge, my favorite).
Teal Plastic Sunglasses w/ Colorful mini Rhinestones off the side: Von Maur (Gifted) (similar, Splurge, love these), (similar, Great Deal), (similar, Steal).
Navy Rubber Flip Flops: Old Navy (New) (same, in navy, Steal), (similar, Great Deal), (similar, small Splurge, love these).
Bright Coral/Orange Nail Polish (on both of us): "Aloha" by OPI (New) (identical, love this), (similar, Splurge).

Vivian's Outfit:
Navy, Racerback Tank Top in a White Graphic Floral Print: Old Navy (New).
Red+White (Oversized) Gingham, Linen-Blend Skirt: Old Navy (New).
Red+Black Zebra Bow Barrette: The Dollar Store.
Hot Pink Rubber Slingback Thong Sandals w/ Pink Chiffon Rosette: Circo via Target (New).

P.S. I am linking up with Mix it Monday
[Wednesday]: Allison, Brenna with Grace + Jenna, Brooke with Erica, Claire, Grace, 
Also linking with the ladies of "Tuesday Talk": BeckyBethLauraMichelleStasiaStephanie and Whitney
Plus linking with the ladies of The Blended Blog.
And, I am linking with Ana Luiza and Michelle for Stylish Monday. The theme this week is Memorial Day Outfit.


  1. You and Vivian look so perfect for Memorial Day! I love both of your gingham pieces. Great looks for summer Ada!

  2. Gingham is the perfect summer print! That romper is super cute!

    Doused In Pink

  3. Your rocking that crop top. I'm also behind in blogging outfit. I blame it on my move back to the states.

  4. Love both of your gingham styles! That romper is adorable! xo, Biana -BlovedBoston

  5. You look like a hip 25 year old in that gingham romper! So cute and fun for Memorial Day.
    xo, Lee

  6. I love gingham for summer! Great looks, lady!

    Le Stylo Rouge

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  8. Love all the gingham! You style it so beautifully! And your little girl is the cutest <3
    Hope you had a great holiday!


  9. I LOVE LOVE LOVE gingham!!! You and little Vivian are totally gorgeous in your outfits!!

    xx, Chanda | Mommy & Me: Red, White & Blue + Link UP

  10. Wow- as someone who isn't a big fan of gingham print on herself, I sure am loving these looks on you! You two are rocking the gingham!

  11. perfect for the holiday! what's in store for the 4th of july?

  12. I LOVE the fun, festive gingham!! You two look so adorable Ada!!
    Love this!

    xx, Elise

  13. Serendipity, Ada!! I'm wearing Gingham myself tomorrow :) xoxo

  14. love this look! you and your lil one completely nailed the outfit.!

  15. Aw you and Miss Vivian, cute cute! I don't own any Gingham (YET) haha! You two are rocking this look. You were featured in my link up the other day as I loved your romper.
    Thank you for linking up to "Bloggers Who Have Inspired Me"
    Rachel xo


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