Who says a striped shirt always has to be boring?
On your list of closet essentials should be a striped shirt, whether it’s a classic stripe button-down or a Brenton stripe top, there are so many exciting ways to style that boring striped shirt.
The reason? It’s an agreeable and wearable print you can layer with other designs. Striped shirts can be exciting too, especially if you choose color block options or a stripe sweater that mimics the color of the rainbow.
Since the stripe top is likely a piece everyone already has in their closet, we rounded up 7 different ways to style it, just in case you need some fresh ideas. Let the street style ahead reignite your excitement for your favorite stripe shirt.
Style Under a Dress
The best way to revive that old button-down you’ve had for ages? Layer it underneath something unexpected like a loose fitted dress that maybe colorful, printed, or not. This outfit is full of life, which might make you appreciate your stripe top even more.
Wear With Like Colors
If your stripes or top come in color, match it with bottoms of the same hue. This creates an instantly cohesive and effortless look. We love the versatile beige tones here.
Mix With Prints and Colors
Don’t be afraid to mix and match prints. Stripes work well with a plaid design that has similar tones. This outfit called for pastel colors and should be worn with boldness.
Layer It Up
Stripes on stripes on camp, we love it! This ensemble has a lot of depth, and the mix of these prints surprisingly works well together. The next time you can’t decide between prints, just wear them all at once!
Make It All Stripes
Proclaim your love for stripes loud and proud by wearing two different striped pieces, such as a button-down and then a striped dress.
Opt for a Shirt Dress
How about a stripe shirt dress? This is a good alternative to a striped top when you want to throw on one item and call it a day. Stylish accessories are a must with this look too.
Go for a Matchy-Matchy Set
Take the pain out of matching by going with a set. This maroon two-piece ensemble spotted on model Pritika Swarup can be styled as separates too, which means your options for wearing them are limitless.
Dear EM readers, I hope you enjoyed our striped styles, which would you be opting for today?