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Stripe-Centric Style

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Photography by Melissa Thomson.

Classic, easy, and ever-present the stripes trend is one of my favorite!  You can find stripes in all sizes — thin and narrow to wide and bold; stripes can also be nautical or French (Breton stripes) themed.  There are so many variations and this trend is easy to style.  This is probably why I own a variety of different striped t-shirts, sweaters, scarves and dresses.  You can never have too many — just like owning a variety of denim jeans!

Most would agree that nautical stripes of navy and white colors are reminiscent of summer days.  But, don’t reserve stripe wearing to only warm weathered months! Wearing stripes in the colder season is quite easy. Focus on darker colors like black and white.

Check out the beautiful striped maxi dress that I am wearing (Amazon) and pair it with a dark fall color like my burgundy or wine colored jacket for an on-trend seasonal look (Nordstrom Rack)! My chic black clutch purse (White House Black Market) I found at a vintage shop in Laguna Niguel called Collective Habit.

Don’t shy away from wearing stripes!  Is it one of the easiest and funniest ways to create a fashionable look because you can pair stripes with just about anything.  Just remember, incorporate another contrasting solid color to offset the bold pattern.  Also, add that same contrasting color to another element of your outfit ensemble, like the pop of burgundy in my suede heels from Marc Fisher (Ross Stores – great find!).

Say, yes to stripe-centric fashion!

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10 Comments

  1. Amanda
    November 14, 2016 / 10:23 pm

    Looking gorgeous!! Such a good reminder that stripes are not just reserved for Summer! I love black and white, classy and edgy!

    • November 15, 2016 / 1:29 pm

      Exactly, black and white is classy and edgy! The perfect words to describe this look! Thank you for commenting! xoxo

  2. Melanie Wall
    November 14, 2016 / 10:29 pm

    Love that jacket and that purse. That whole look is totally sassy!

    • November 15, 2016 / 1:28 pm

      Hi Melanie! Thank you so much for commenting on my blog! Don’t we all love being sassy! Love ya!

  3. Melissa Thomson
    November 14, 2016 / 10:42 pm

    Do you think this jacket is still at the Rack?

    • November 15, 2016 / 1:27 pm

      It could be! When I spotted it. I knew I had to have it. It is also available online through Nordstrom Rack, click on my link in post and returns are easy at the store.

  4. Deb Okura
    November 15, 2016 / 8:55 am

    As always — gorgeous!!! I LOVE stripes, too! I am especially partial to the navy and blue (as I love nautical), but I also have those classic black and whites in my closet too. The wine blazer really does pull the look together for fall ❤️

    • November 15, 2016 / 1:26 pm

      I love navy and white stripes too! It is fun to switch the stripes look out for fall and winter! Thank you so much for the comment! xoxo

  5. November 16, 2016 / 12:51 pm

    I’m a fan of stripes too. You look darling in that stripe dress. I love the way you out this look together with contrasting colors using that fabulous jacket. Xo

    • November 16, 2016 / 3:01 pm

      Thank you so much! Red is becoming one of my favorite colors! xoxo

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