5 Ways to Wear Stripes

Go Très Chic with a Striped T-shirt
Nothing says chic like a striped T-shirt.
Nothing says chic like a striped T-shirt.
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What could possibly be more "ooh-la-la" than a navy and white striped, boat-neck T-shirt? First popularized by Coco Chanel, this classic top looks picture-perfect paired with an A-line skirt, or slim red cropped pants plus ballet flats, à la Audrey Hepburn. This versatile top also looks great with jeans or shorts. Three-quarter length sleeves are perfect indoors and out throughout the warmer months.

This season, you can find many variations on this timeless style, from cotton T-shirts to linen sweaters. Lengths vary from cropped and full to long and lean. Try on several styles to find the look that's right for you. Fresh color combinations keep the look up to the moment, while the classic color combinations still look fresh when paired with something bold or pastel below the waist.