You own a few of those or more if you've recently been to an MDS Stripes sale.
Likely yours has an element of blue or maybe white.
Worn often with a plain top or bottom.
Multitudes of chapters in fashion rule books on how to wear your stripes with grace, how to ensure ones expanding girth or gluts are well disguised.
As I type this I can hear that far away echo in my head of MS X, my would be FT and home economics teacher, heaving bosom and all on the etiquette's of wearing stripes.
Helping confirm my suspicion that I definitely did not belong in her class but in the garden planting whatever the rather cute Mr X wanted us to grow....
It's really not difficult to find inspiration for wearing stripes in summer with all the nautical vibes around us. But how do you avoid constantly looking like you are lounging out somewhere in the south of France as much as that's all I really really really want to do.....
How do you up your ante?
Inject passion into your stripes?
My current obsession and source of inspiration is the hot hot Johanna Ortiz.
Colombian couturist who excels in beautiful, glamorous yet wearable creations.
With all individual chic pieces frightfully incredibly sexy and collectible.
There are no rules to wearing stripes.If you really want to know how ,
Pair with print..
Mix bold and skinny stripes .
Wear same size print a'la pajama chic...
Don't just buy blue stripes..( word to self) as twenty blue and white stripped shirts might just be a tiny bit much ....
I Wore this Zara pin stripped palazzo pants and over sized chambray large stripped top all sized up to help achieve a relaxed chic look to lunch with my family this weekend. I accessorized with sneakers as out with my children.Otherwise a nice mid heel sandals or pump to ensure floor length would have served too.
Both pieces are in the Zara sale.
Stripes are guaranteed to be classic and trendy, so go have fun in the sale if you like, check Johanna Ortiz out ......and leave me a comment.
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