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Did you even quarantine if you didn't wear tie dye sweatpants? Now that we're six months deep into lockdown, the comfort we once found in psychedelic sweatpants is starting to wane. Sure, we still succumb to the oversaturated swirly splattered patterns like our lives depend on them, but like our sourdough starter, we're starting to feel like maybe it's time to move on. Luckily, a new it-print is already on the scene. Checkerboard knits, sneakers, and accessories have crept into our feeds, not so quietly telling us that there's a new look for the stay-at-home era. From luxury houses like Louis Vuitton to Instagram fashion brands, there's a label for every budget and style. (Or if you're feeling nostalgic, you can always pull out your sneakers from your skater phase.) Ahead, 18 ways to try the trend.
Advertisement – Continue Reading Below 1 Checkerboard Slip-On Vans vans.com $50.00 SHOP NOW
You can't talk about checkerboard fashion without first dipping into your middle school skater girl archives.
2 Ash Checked-Knit Cardigan Stine Goya modaoperandi.com $350.00 SHOP NOW
With a look straight out of a Scandinavian interior design showroom, this sweater also doubles as home decor.
3 Dora Mule no.6 no6store.com $148.00 SHOP NOW
Step out (with mask) in this blue-and-white mule.
4 Kokomo Pants Holiday the Label holidaythelabel.com A$225.00 SHOP NOW
Let the Baader-Meinhof phenomenon set it: you're about to see these pants everywhere.
5 Standard Bag Baggu goodhoodstore.com $20.00 SHOP NOW
You'll never forget your reusable grocery bag again.
6 Checkerboard Hoops Kate Jones katejones.us $160.00 SHOP NOW
If you're a checkerboard skeptic, try this subtle take.
7 Checker Signet Ring Alison Lou alisonlou.com $950.00 SHOP NOW
Alternatively, go for gold in this 14k stunner.
8 Big Checks Braided Cardigan Elder Statesman elder-statesman.com $2,865.00 SHOP NOW
Disclaimer: you will receive a lot of well-deserved attention in this cardigan.
9 Comfort Jacket Collina Strada nordstrom.com $595.00 SHOP NOW
This painterly take on checkerboard will instantly perk up your mood.
10 Theresa Checkered Dress Rotate modaoperandi.com $300.00 SHOP NOW
Your Zoom happy hour just got a lot more interesting visually.
11 Oscar Pant Tyler McGillivary garmentory.com $285.00 SHOP NOW
Opt for a neutral color combo with designer Tyler McGillivary, who has a cult following on Instagram.
12 Checkered Jumpsuit Off-White farfetch.com $428.00 SHOP NOW
Channel David Bowie in this psychedelic second-skin look.
13 Oversized Jumper MSGM farfetch.com $479.00 SHOP NOW
Cozy sweater season is almost here, but that doesn't mean you have to fall back on a boring cable knit.
14 Harri Turtleneck Top Nanushka net-a-porter.com $180.00 SHOP NOW
Layer this under a trench coat and khakis for a '70s vibe.
15 Pawn Fleece Sandy Liang sandyliang.info $650.00 SHOP NOW
Sandy Liang's fleece jackets are still going strong. This time, cop it in checkerboard.
16 Giant Damier Waves Monogram Denim Pants Louis Vuitton $1,620.00 SHOP NOW
Nobody does designer checkerboard like Louis Vuitton. Here, its iconic Damier print gets the denim treatment.
17 Checked Mohair-Blend Cardigan Miu Miu matchesfashion.com $930.00 SHOP NOW
Share this cardigan with your grandpa.
18 Code Flag Square Diamond Pendant Necklace K Kane https://www.neimanmarcus.com $435.00 SHOP NOW
Your dainty layered necklace game could use a little color.
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