Add Stripes to Your Closet This Spring

Published January 16, 2015 by dressshoppingguide

Stripes are everywhere! The changeable stripes are always the best source of inspiration for many fashion designers. Stripes are making a major statement on nearly every single spring runway. Add stripes to your wardrobe this spring! Here are some guides on wearing striped dresses.

The danger with wearing stripes is when they’re horizontal, and can give the illusion of adding a few pounds onto your shape. However, it doesn’t mean that stripes are off limits for fuller-figured fashionistas. The best way to avoid this is to wear diagonal or vertical stripes, unless you are very thin. Also, you should steer clear of horizontal-striped tops in stretchy fabrics. If you’re going for a chunkier, wider horizontal stripe, make sure that you’re exposing some skin. Striped dresses in v-neck, off-the-shoulder or tank styles would be better for fuller-figured people.

A scarf, handbag or headband is a great way to sport the striped trend, especially if you’re not quite ready to embrace a striped dress. Do not always stick to classic black and white stripes. Look for an unexpected color combination, like bright green and yellow or orange and pink, for an added punch. If you want preppy feel, add a belt to your striped dress. To maximize fashion mileage, look for a sleeveless striped dress that’s perfect for a warm afternoon; then top it off with a cardigan or blazer in a complementary color for work or a committee meeting.

Actress Jamie Chung looked quite elegant in this striped above the knee dress. The dress has an all over black and white striped design with a high neckline and full skirt. She adds a pop of color to her mainly black and white look with some bright blue heels.

Jamie Chung, striped dress

The metallic, multi-colored stripes on Sarah Jessica Parker’s dress are a glitzy take on your usual classic Breton stripes. The figure hugging dress features a gathered bust and multi-colored striped panels. She teams her striped dress with black velvet heels and assorted jewelry.

Sarah Jessica Parker

Rose Byrne opted for a pastel look in this sweet striped dress. The dress features a mix of black, white, and blush horizontal panels. It also has a v-neck line and full skirt. She accessorized the dress with a slim silver bangle, a matching blush Chanel handbag, and pointed black pumps.

Rose Byrne

Nikki Reed worked a colorful look in a blue and black striped dress. The dress has a pretty demure cut, with longer length sleeves and a wrap-style waist. She accessorized her dress with a yellow statement necklace and matching yellow pumps.

Nikki Reed

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