Checks are big news for A/W 08 as we saw on the catwalks atNew York Fashion Week, but if you can't wait until next season to rock this punk inspired trend then make like thecelebrities and wear it now. We went out on the street to bring you some style inspiration and show you how the fashion mavens about town are wearing checks.
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How to wear check with polish! Wear a gorgeous, cosy checked coat and dress up with your favourite designer bag ( we love this Vivienne Westwood gem!) and chic coloured shades
A checked blazer is a bold fashion statement and we love this mannish, retro fifties style. Paired with the high waist American Apparel skirt, long leggings and ankle boots it's a tricky play on proportions - but works. Note the rolled up sleeves: when wearing voluminous shapes a flash of slender forearm is essential and super slimming - try it with any outfit.