I've been mixing and mis-matching different checked patterns; my scarf as a wrapped sort-of cardi and checked pants.

 (Yes you read that right; pants, trousers*.)

I topped it all of with a checked jacket.

*) There will never be the day though that a ready-made pair has enough room in the hip and fit my waist int he same time, even now with some left over baby chub they are too loose waist-wize. If I want a pair to fit perfectly and also be comfy I will have to go custom. And why not...