Skater Style: Our Checkered Shorts are Back! - Dotty Dungarees Ltd

Skater Style: Our Checkered Shorts are Back!

Skater Style: Our Checkered Shorts are Back!

Get ready to embrace that skater style from the 2000s with the return of our Checkered shorts! All your favourites are back including Pink, Blue, multi-coloured Harlequin, and our new Yellow Playsuit.

Whether you were inspired by the skater looks of Avril Lavigne, or are looking for something a bit different, our checkered shorts are cool, contemporary, and perfect for sunny adventures!

Officially launching on Sunday 5th May with exclusive Early Bird Access from Friday 3rd May, these are not to be missed! The only question remains, which colour will you go for?

To help you choose, let’s meet the newest kids on the block, our Checkered Shorts:

Blue Checkered Shorts

Our Blue Checkerboard Dungaree Shorts are back and ready for the coolest boys and girls in town. Yes, we love these checkered shorts on both boys and girls!

In the softest cotton with a comfortable cotton lining too, these checkered shorts are ideal for warm, sunny weather. Your mini fashionistas will be comfortable in breathable cotton as well as looking the part in a pale shade of blue.

In true Dotty style, these checkered shorts have adjustable straps to better fit your little one as they grow. Made from sustainable cotton, these dungaree shorts are made to last so can be handed down to younger siblings. We have even included room on the wash label for you to add all the names of each little one who gets to own these!

For the coolest little dudes, we like to team our Blue Checkered Shorts with our Yellow Jack Tee. Love to match? Pair these blue checkered shorts with our Pale Blue Jack Tee.

These dungaree shorts are made for girls too, especially all your skater tweens! Our Pink Jack Tee or Mint Jack Tee sits nicely underneath our Blue Checkered Shorts. Long socks are of course optional. 

Pink Checkered Shorts

We couldn’t create a Checkerboard collection without including a pink version. Yes, we are still lusting over the fashion looks of the Barbie movie from last year! As inspired by the iconic pink checkered Barbie dress Margot Robbie wears in the film, we had to include our 90’s version, in checkerboard dungaree shorts of course!

Our Pink Checkered Shorts are made of the softest cotton to keep your little ones cosy and comfortable during breezy Summer days. Whether your little one is stylish in the city, or prefers to go exploring in the countryside, these Pink Checkerboard Shorts are perfect for every adventure!

As with all our dungarees, these pink checkered shorts include adjustable straps so can be made to fit perfectly to your little one as they grow. They are also designed to last and be handed down to younger siblings. The coolest hand-me-downs we ever saw!

These look great paired with our Mint Jack Tee for a cute skater style. For a pastel Barbie look, these Pink Checkerboard Shorts look great with our Lilac Jack Tee, or for ultimate girly girls, team with our Pink Jack Tee.  

Harlequin Checkered Shorts

For all those mini fashionistas who like to stand out from the crowd, our Harlequin Checkered Shorts are for you! In multi-coloured checkerboard, our Harlequin design encapsulates that true skater style we grew up admiring.

These may not be for everyone, but our Harlequin Checkered Shorts might just be our favourite! They certainly make a statement.

The best thing about our Harlequin design? They are completely unisex and look great on both boys and girls!

We love to pair these with our Green Jack Tee which matches nicely with the green checkerboard print. These checkered shorts would also sit nicely with our Lilac or Pale Blue Jack Tee.  

Yellow Checkered Playsuit

Brand new last year, our Yellow Checkerboard Playsuit returns this year as part of our Let’s Play range of jersey dresses and playsuits. Super cute in bright yellow checkerboard, our Yellow Checkerboard Playsuit is comfy and adorable.

Made of super soft jersey cotton with adjustable spaghetti straps and an elasticated top, this playsuit is made to be comfy and cosy for easy exploring.

Georgie’s children have given our new range of Let’s Play playsuits and dresses the thumbs up for comfort, ease to throw on, and super soft material.

“Our new range of jersey dresses and playsuits have been designed for busy mums who need to grab something easy to throw on. My children love this new range and how soft and comfortable they are to wear.”Georgie
“We wanted to create something a bit different from the dungaree with even more flexibility and ease for mums and children alike. They have been designed as one-pieces to keep the essence of the dungaree but in a much lighter fabric, ideal for Summer dressing.” - Alice


Our Yellow Checkered Playsuit can easily be worn alone, especially on those warmer Summer days by the beach. For breezier days, we would add our Yellow or Pink Jack Tee to create a cool t-shirt and shorts combo.

These also make a great beach outfit which can be worn over a swimsuit or bikini for easy beach changes, and to cover up on sunnier days.

Our new Checkerboard collection launches officially on Sunday 5th May. We have a sneaky suspicion that these will sell through quickly so if you want to make sure you get your hands on your favourite, sign up to our mailing list for access to our Early Bird sale.

Sign up before Friday 3rd May to receive your exclusive invitation email to shop early!

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