20 Ways to Wear Your Stripes This Season
Stripes are a necessity in every Southern girl's closet. From classic and nautical to bold and textured, stripes come in many different sizes and colors. The right stripe can even become a neutral that pairs well with other patterns. And colors. Don’t be afraid to mix your stripes with a bold yellow or a hot pink. Vibrant is always the best way to welcome spring. From top to bottom, we’ve got every stripe to brighten your wardrobe.
A Little Ruffle
This classic pattern gets a feminine touch with ruffles around the arms and neck.
Buy It: Ruffle-Trim Top in Striped Cotton Poplin, $59.50; jcrew.com
Dress with Flair
This boatneck dress has an extra bit of interest with the double flare sleeves.
Buy It: Striped Ponte Flare Sleeve Dress, $129; anntaylor.com
This loose fit cotton tee is perfect for days you are running errands. Pair with yellow or teal for a modern touch.
Buy It: Striped Cotton Boatneck Tee, $39.50; loft.com
With pockets and a fun zig in the stripe, this skirt will be a playful addition to your work wardrobe.
Buy It: Stripe Twill Midi Skirt, $118; bananarepublic.com
Spring doesn't always mean hot weather. This sweater is a great transition piece for cooler nights when the sun goes down.
Buy It: Off-the-Shoulder Striped Sweater, $89.50; jcrew.com
Stipes for a Cause
Show your support for the whales with this shirt. 50% of the retail price goes to the Wildlife Conservation Society.
Buy It: Wildlife Conservation Sociey Whale T-Shirt, $45; jcrew.com
Bring a little joy to those rainy spring days with this adorable striped raincoat.
Buy It: Striped Hooded Raincoat, $159; talbots.com
Cutout in the Sun
With soft cotton and a cutout back, this easy dress is perfect for going from brunch to the beach.
Buy It: Striped Cutout Drawstring Tee Dress, $69.50; loft.com
A Stripe in My Step
Stiped flats for spring? Yes, please! These espadrilles come in 2 different striped colors and 3 solid colors.
Buy It: Ivy Tassel Espadrille Flats Awning Stripe, $89.50; talbots.com
Lilly Loves Stripes
Known for colorful patterns, Lilly Pulitzer couldn't make a stripe shirt without pizazz.
Buy It: Waverly Top in Bright Navy Serene Stripe, $78; lillypulitzer.com
Ready for the Beach
Stripes just scream beach and this one-piece swimsuit is a classic.
Buy It: One-Shoulder One-Piece Swimsuit in Classic Stripe, $118; jcrew.com
Date Night Dress
This cotton chambray stripe dress is perfect for a date night or a day-time wedding.
Buy It: Eliza J Cotton Fit and Flare Dress, $158; nordstrom.com
This tunic is perfect for spring parties with bold green stripes and a hint of pale pink.
Buy It: Striped Popover Tunic, $79.50; anntaylor.com
This striped canvas tote is part of Kate Spade's On Purpose line. The bag has been handcrafted by the artisans of masoro: 150 talented rwandan women reshaping the lives of 20,000 people in their community.
Buy It: On Purpose Canvas Tote, $128; katespade.com
Party in the Back
From the front, you're just wearing a regular white t-shirt. Turn around and you have a flowy, striped surprise.
Buy It: Striped Mixed Media Swing Tee, $39.50; loft.com
Flowers and Stripes
This pleated, tea-length skirt is adorned with bold, nautical stripes and and vribrant, pink blooms.
Buy It: Eliza J Floral Stripe Midi Skirt, $148; nordstrom.com
The khaki stipes playoff jewel-tones in this off the shoulder top. Dress it up with a dark denim and wedge sandals for a night out, or dress it down with shorts and some flats for a day by the beach.
Buy It: Hazel Off the Shoulder Multi Striped Top, $38; francescas.com
This cotton tunic even as a hint of a chevron in the stripe.
Buy It: Holding Horses Miette Textured Tunic Dress, $148; anthropologie.com
Light as a Feather
This soft cotton-blend tee comes in multiple shades.
Buy It: Stripe Long Sleeve Feather Tee, $29.95; gap.com
This sweet top comes with an elastic neckline so it can be worn on or off the shoulders. Contrasting navy embroidery adds extra interest.
Buy It: THML Embroidered Print Off the Shoulder Top, $93; nordstrom.com