Thursday, July 12, 2012

Trend Watch: STRIPES, STRIPES, STRIPEY

Icy drinks, flip flops, flip-flops digging in the sand, loads of sunblock every few hours and lazing in the sun are all the perfect summer staples. However you can't beat the summer without essential summer wardrobe items. Now it's a no brainer - STRIPE is the outrageous summer trend that never goes out of style. It's easy to wear and when paired with the right accessories can be worn from day-to-night (its called clever styling).

Here are some of the best easy-to-wear summer looks that you could take some hints from and look stylish despite the skyrocketing temperature this SUMMER. 

 Zoe Saldana is wearing stripes in three different looks and rocking them all.

Zoe strolling down the streets of NYC in American Stripes (red, white and blue) wearing Madewell Dress with cool sunglasses and a slingbag.


Zoe Saldana nails it again in a colourful vividly striped racerback maxi dress from Slpendid pepped up with a studded bracelet and  Adina Reyter Large Triangle Earrings and studded brown belt. She added the flip flops giving it a perfect summer look.


Zoe Saldana again striping along with Emmy Rossum and January Jones in $500 Express striped dress. All three ladies look great but Zoe Saldana gets brownie points for mixing it with tan accessories and those hoops.



Victoria Secret's angel Alessandra Ambrosio pumps up the stripes by keeping it classic - the perfect nautical look. Alessandra working a wonderful blue and white look in an Ella Moss striped tank layered with a white cardi teamed with cuffed blue denims.
 

Speaking of classic, now how adorable Taylor Swift by taking a not-so classic striped bursting with colours. Her look shouts SUMMER - colours a cute summer multi-coloured striped dress, polka-dotty yellow headband. She paired her summery frock with mustard bally pumps, Elie Saab green bag, classic Ray Ban wayfarer sunglasses and red lips. The red lips,, hmmm  am not sure, but hey its Taylor, she nails it!!!!



Katie spotted in two striped looks in less than three days keeping it simple and comfortable in a roomy red and white striped tee and denims and cool shoes. I'm loving her black and white striped look where she keeps it sophisticated and chic with a B/W Derek Lam striped top paired with flared black Holmes and Yang pants (yes from Katie's new fashion line, inspired by friend Beckham?) and pointed pumps. Classic always rocks.




Stripes is not just for a cool laid back look, you can wear them even for a dress-up occasion. Last year Katie Holmes sizzled in a striped dress at a red carpet event (premiere of The Extra Man to be precise) looking young and stylish.


How to dress-up a summer dress? Make your summer dress appropriate for evening  by adding ankle strap stilettoes, a clutch and polished hair and make-up.

Get ready to rock the summer (or whatever is left of it.... and you could wear these even for winter days and nights with right styling).

3 comments:

  1. I feel like stripes will never go out of fashion

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  3. nice round up of stripes in summers.... I am on the heavier side, ao I prefer vertical stripes to horizontal ones.

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