What could be more quintessentially summer than gingham? The spirited fabric evokes memories of innocent summers, first kisses and melted popsicles. But unless you happen to be a picnic table, there’s no reason to swath yourself in head-to-toe checks.. Gingham shoes are the perfect solution, bringing a touch of whimsy to your ensemble–without all those ants.Stuart Weitzman Safflower, $215; at Stuartweitzman.com. Boutique Nordstrom ‘Savanna’ Wedge, $69.95; at Nordstrom.com. Christian Louboutin Menorca Gingham Wedges, $310; at Net-a-porter.com. Jessica Simpson Peers, $82; at Piperlime.com. Xhilaration Goya Gingham Slides, $12.99; at Target.com. Yves Saint Laurent Holly Skimmer Flats, $450; at Saksfifthavenue.com.