I’m loving stripes right now, but the one article of clothing that I haven’t tried yet is the striped skirt. I used to think that horizontal stripes on a skirt would be unflattering, but the key is to find a skirt that fits properly. I personally feel that a pencil skirt is the most universally flattering cut, but maybe that’s just because it’s the one that works best on me!
Also, narrower stripes tend to be more slimming than wider stripes. But don’t be afraid to try them! You might discover you really like the look. I am currently on the lookout for a fabulous striped skirt in navy or black and white. It can be just as versatile as a solid but way more fun!
Here are 3 different ways to wear a striped skirt.
For the Office
Try a coordinating blazer for a sleek office look. Go for a blouse with a punch of color such as this lime green. Black pumps and a conservative neutral tote will keep this look cool and professional.
For the Weekend
Dress it down for the weekend or a casual daytime lunch with flat sandals and a tee shirt. A denim jacket keeps you casual while still providing structure and a cool, casual vibe. Add a stack of bangles and a chunky necklace, or keep it simple with a pretty pendant.
A Night Out
Dress up your stripes for a fun night out with your honey or the girls! Pair the striped skirt with a cute blouse. Wear a pair of colorful wedge sandals and a great pair of dangly earrings. Carry a cute clutch cuz you won’t be needing diapers and a sippy cup tonight!
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