Nautical and Breton stripes are a classic way to keep your style clean and chic this summer. Don’t think full on sailor suit, instead opt for well tailored simple pieces in simple stripes. These summery stripes are also a great way to incorporate this seasons trends for sporty details and crisp whites.
This zipper swimsuit by Lisa Marie Fernandez is great – it has that cool, sports chic feel. Team with these retro-inspired sunglasses for a glamorous pool-side look. Simple striped tunic dresses (like this one by Aubin & Wills) are a great investment – They’ll keep you stylish for summers to come.
A simple white summer dress is great for teaming with stripes, especially if you prefer bold patterns in smaller doses. Go for a pretty striped cardigan on the cooler days, or cinch in your waist with a sporty striped belt.
Keep it casual with structured white trousers – Pinstripes are classic and flattering great for any age. Floppy hats are big this summer and can add elegance to both casual and dressed-up outfits.
Cool Breton stripes have a tendency to look casual. If you want to take this look into the evening you don’t have to play by the rules. This Cavalli dress with sheer striped panels is perfect for grown up glamour. Think outside the box, strappy sandals and pleated accessories add will add complimentary finishing touches to a striped look.
Michael Mulligan is a student of Fashion Journalism in the UK. As Style Editor of GabrielleTeare.com, he’ll keep you up to date with all the latest fashion trends ans style ideas