This summer we are going bold with one of our favorite trends of the season; STRIPES. It is time to vamp up your wardrobe with an exciting and contemporary take on the classic pattern. It is all about colourful and eye-catching stripes. Easy to style on a casual day or style up for a fancy event, the 70s inspired looks are all over the red carpet. Clashing and colour blocking stripes has become increasingly predominant on the runways as seen on Fendi’s, Phillip Lim and Rosie Assoulin’s 2017 runways.
We have come up with a few of our top items, inspired by this trend, which will allow you to stand out and become a fashion icon. From street style to special events, all major celebrities have been seen styling this trend to the extreme. We have come to you with our top four picks that is both wearable but makes a statement.
1. Cutabout Stripe Dress by Miella
Taking inspiration from Sienna Miller, this dress is a perfect example of clashing stripes done right. The contrast between the thick and thin with the horizontal and vertical is the optimum of this bold fashion trend. Yet, the monochrome tones down the clashing stripe pattern for an everyday wearable outfit.
2. Wentworth Striped Skirt by Diana Kotb
This luxurious maxi skirt with outstanding stripes is both a feminine and colourful take on the trend. Diana Kotb pays extreme attention to detail with their delicate cuts and styling. The thin stripes all the way down is the untlimate take on the stripe trend. This skirt can be easily styled with a white blouse to ensure that the skirt is the statement piece of the ensemble.
3. T-Shirt with Printed Floral Stripes by Danward
This trend is also applicable to men. This T-shirt takes a fun take on the stripe and floral trend while keeping it masculine. The black and white floral design with the stripes by Danward can be worn on any casual day for a comfy yet trendy outfit. This can be styled with shorts for a cool summer outfit.
4. Candy Stripe Abaya by Miella
Want a more toned down take on the stripe trend? This Abaya is both simple yet stylish with a classy stripe making it the perfect alternative to the bold look. The satin gives it the extra glamour for an overall fashionable look. Keeping with the stripe trend, you can look fashionable but without the extreme looks seen on the runways.
5. Milan Graduated Abaya by Qabeela Designs
Last but not least, this stunning open Abaya is a staple piece for any wardrobe to style over any formal or casual outfit. The stripe detailing along the sleeve, pockets and around the waist makes it a trendy piece for the cooler summer days.