May 02, 2017 2 min read
The question that has haunted women for centuries. Are stripes flattering or have they just gotten a bad wrap? Here is The Complete Guide to finding the perfect Stripe for you
Actually, let’s be real here… stripes are everywhere, every season, every year... especially in the spring and summer. This coveted print has been around for generations ...and isn't going anywhere...anytime soon.
Don't have FOMO of the stripe trend. Jump in and own it. We have created a few general guidelines to picking the right stripe for you. Style is all about wearing what you love and what makes you feel your absolute best. Find your stripe type here and never fear the stripe hype again.
It is a common misconception that horizontal stripes make you look bigger. There are so many factors that go into choosing the right stripe for you. It's all about the thickness, color & direction of the stripe. If you are choosing a horizontal stripe, keep it thin. A huge black stripe will make even the Gigi Hadid's of the world look bigger. So try to stay away from the big bird/ Jailbird look. If you choose a thicker horizontal stripe, keep the color palate soft and neutral. There is something to say for a good vertical striped top. It screams classy AF. Picture yourself...walking on the beach wearing a breezy sleeveless linen oatmeal and cream top. Its paired perfectly with your favorite pair of crisp white skinny jeans. You look oh so put together, naturally. Oliver, your english cream golden retriever walks next to you as you sip on a chilled glass of Sauvignon Blanc. You head back to your dreamy South Hampton mansion with sandy feet and sun kissed cheeks. When choosing a vertical stripe, there really are no rules or limitations. Vertical stripes are super elongating. They pair perfectly with a comfortable wedge and effortlessly tousled beach bunny hair.
Here’s our stripe how-to…
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