{Trending}: 5 ways to wear the Bold Stripes trend

How to wear Bold Stripes

I have always been a big fan of stripes because they look so effortlessly chic. That is why I am so happy to see that bold stripes are a huge trend for this Spring and Summer 2013. And you can sport the look too!

Here are 5 ways ways in which you can wear the bold stripes trend:

Trending Bold Stripes - B&W SMALL
{Look 1, look 2, look 3, look 4, look 5}

1. Black and White
Probably the easiest and most effortless way to wear this trend is to wear a black and white outfit. Try pairing a black and white striped shirt with black trousers (look 3) or a black skirt (look 4), for example. Not only is this combo easy to wear, but black and white is also another huge trend this Summer... win win!

2. Colorful Stripes
Yes, of course black and white is the easiest of combinations, but don't be afraid to wear some colorful stripes too!! Try finding a cute striped dress and pair it with simple wedges (look 3). Or if you are feeling bold, pair a colorful striped top with an even more colorful skirt (look 1).

Trending Bold Stripes - Patterns Small
{Look 1, look 2, look 3, look 4}

3. Mix Patterns
For those of you who are feeling daring, why not pair bold stripes with another print?! Stripes are probably the easiest of prints to mix with, so don't be afraid to pair it with polka dots, florals, or other geometric shapes. I promise you will look super trendy!

4. Nautical stripes
Who doesn't own a classic navy and white striped shirt in their closet right?! Another take on the bold stripe trend is to wear it with a nautical vibe. Try wearing stripes with the classic red, white, and blue combo (Also perfect for the 4th of July!). If you don't own any red in your closet, yellow is another great color to make nautical outfits with (like look 4).

5. Striped Cardigan or Jacket
A striped cardigan or jacket is a great way to take on this trend. Try combining a striped jacket with a simple white dress (look 2) or black dress (look 4). Or if you are feeling bold, try pairing a striped jacket with a striped dress (look 1). I'm sure you will capture everyone's attention!

So there you have it! Hope you have all enjoyed these tips on how to stay on trend this Summer :) How would you wear the bold stripes trend? I would love to hear your ideas, please share!

Trending Bold Stripes


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  1. You nailed it, all the outfits are perfection.

  2. Classic black and white stripes still rule on sophistication, but colorful stripes also makes for a playful statement! Love your style!



  3. Agnieszka Guerrero OlesinskaJune 28, 2013 at 6:39 PM

    You really love stripes and you looks o chic



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  4. So many great ways to wear stripes! I really like that first colourful look with the maxi skirt! :) Stripes are so nice to pair in so many ways! :)

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  5. hey this blous se is amazing! beautiful


  6. love it, probably the best redhead in stripes ever

  7. So so nice post darling. :)


  8. Great post, I feel inspired now!

  9. woooowwwwww...Nice Idea on trending. <3 Its fun and gained a lot how you combine all Marie. I am Inspired. All stripes are looking great on you and you carried them well. That's what I like about you. I will share it on FB page.
    An honest thing..Striped pants is not looking good on your bottom part.. cz they are too much..It making you shorter in height. Side stripes or on thigh will be best I think for you. I criticize where person can grow it's best. I just giving my view so to make you more pretty and best.

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  10. I did not realize you had such a huge stripes collection! (certainly rivals my own, haha) I love the cute flower on this top - so pretty!

  11. Hahahha wao that means a lot coming from you since you are like the queen of stripes!! You must have a billion different ways to wear stripes, you are such an inspiration :)

  12. Thank you so much Monika!!! I really appreciate all of your kind words and your suggestions, I'll definitely keep them in mind. I hope you have a fantastic weekend!

  13. Thank you Camilla!!! I appreciate it!

  14. Hahahaha thanks Janine!!!! You are so sweet!

  15. Thank you Mica!!! Yeah, I love how stripes are timeless and can be mix and matched in so many different ways :)

  16. Thank you Abi!!!! I totally agree, black and white always makes a great statement don't they?!

  17. Margaret CruzemarkJune 29, 2013 at 7:58 AM

    My beautiful girl, you look amazing. Seduce us with your style!
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  18. Oh I've definitely jumped on the bandwagon and am loving stripes now, but you have soooo many! I want your closet, just saying. All of these looks are perfect and so fun, I'll be coming back here for inspiration that's for sure!

  19. I am a fan of stripes and love my denim, so I would probably wear a striped top with boot cut jeans and converse for a relax look or trade the converse for some wedges for a dressier vibe. Love all outfits you created with stripes.

  20. All your looks are incredible. I am just so amazed by your style. I adore stripes too. My favourite looks of yours here are the pattern mixing. It totally inspires me to try spots and stripes together


  21. i love stripes!! glad they are trendy and in style :) love your outfits!

  22. Look at all your fabulous stripes...love love love!


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  23. Александра ЗахароваJuly 1, 2013 at 6:25 AM

    I'm not a huge fan of stripes, though I'm impressed by your outfits! You definitely have amazing personality, it's clear to see! Thanks for sharing such a nice post! Gladly followed you with GFC and on Bloglovin', hope you can do same;)
    Have a happy time!

    Best wishes, Alexandra

  24. Aaaww thanks!!!! You are so sweet Margaret!

  25. Thank you Samantha!! I'm so glad to hear you really like stripes as well, aren't they just so versatile?!!

  26. Thank you Rosely! Oh yes, I love your idea of dressing down and dressing up the stripes just by changing your shoes! I have been meaning to buy myself some converse for months now, hopefully I will get a pair myself too :)

  27. Aaaaaawww wao! Thank you so so much! It means the world to me to hear that some of my outfits inspire you. Thank you!

  28. Thank you so much, I'm glad to hear you like my blog :)

  29. Hahaha thanks Bex!!! I guess I've accumulated a lot of striped items over the years ;)

  30. Marvellous combinations! You certainly know how to wear stripes, Love these outfits. xx/Madison

  31. Wow, you have a lot of great stripes. I love the nautical looks and the striped cardi looks as well! Beautiful styling, dear.

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