it’s not summer without stripes. wide or thin, horizontal or vertical, i’ve hardly met a stripe i didn’t like. over the years on the blog, you’ve seen a lot of stripes. stripes have played heavy in my wardrobe for every season, every year. summer stripes are by far my favorite. nautical and preppy, beachy and bohemian; stripes just enhance the feeling of long summer days. today i have surfed the archives to bring you three of my favorite summer stripe outfits with updated, similar items to inspire your re-creation of these stripes for summer. this is the summer in stripes.
anyone remember the dr. suess book one fish, two fish, red fish blue fish? how about one stripe, two stripes, red stripe, blue stripe? yesterday i wore red stripes. today, it’s all about blue. because it’s all about a patriotic palette this week ahead of the fourth of july. similar blue striped top
it’s true. the dog days of summer have arrived. can you believe it? august is more than half over… but if you are like me, you might be scratching your head as to how to stay cool, stylish and keep your look as fresh as a daisy. similar striped skirt at a midi length, perfectly on trend this summer
i would be remiss not to share my last ootd’s from vacay. if you’ve been paying attention you noticed a pattern to all of my outfits i packed for the trip. can you guess? what’s white, navy, and horizontal? still baffled? take a look at my blog post title – it’s a dead giveaway. stripes! there’s nothing better than stripes when there’s fun in the sun. and since hilton head was twice the fun, i doubled up on my ootd’s. similar blue striped shorts
stripes are clearly one of my favorite patterns – probably my most favorite! i wear them all year long, but there is something special in wearing stripes for summer. their nautical nature just makes you feel like you’re on vacation. past looks are updated with these similar items, perfect for your ootds this summer!
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