Incorporating the stripes patten into your outfit is a great way to add versatility to your closet but if you’re not careful you can easily look like you’ve just walked off the set of Orange is the New Black.
If prison stripes aren’t the fashion trend you are going for, I’ve put together some amazing outfits and tips with varying striped designs that will leave you extremely inspired to wear stripes on any occasion.
1. BAGGY TANK
Less form fitting striped tank tops and tee shirts are great because they decrease the chances that the horizontal stripes will make you look wide. I’ve listed some black and white striped shirts below that resemble the one I’m wearing from saks avenue off fifth. For full post on this outfit click here
BOLD SOFT STRIPES
Decreasing the boldness of the stripes makes the stripes less distracting and allows the focus to be on the style of the outfit. Grey stripes are a perfect example of less bold stripes.
3. STRIPES IN DIFFERENT DIRECTIONS
When stripes change direction they allow for a three dimensional look giving your body shape.
4. MINIMAL STRIPES
Add stripes to your outfit without them being overbearing. Here are some examples of outfits with minimal stripes.
5. STRIPES & RUFFLES
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This blue and white stripped shirt is a classic combination of stripes and ruffles. Ruffles take stripes to a new level, from casual to preppy or dressy.
6. STRIPES AND LAYERS
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After ruffles, layers are the next level. If you want to change from a causal outfit to fantasy, add layers to your stripes.
7. STRIPES AND BOWS
If you want to transform a casual stripe outfit into something cute, add a bow.
8. RED AND WHITE STRIPED SHIRT
Red and white striped shirts and outfits are very popular during holiday season and 4th of July. Here are some options for you during or outside of these occasions.