Get Bold With Stripes

Stay chic while adding some contrast to your wardrobe this spring with horizontal and vertical lines.

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Mikkat Market
This black and white striped scoop neck tank will work from season to season. Tuck it into a high waist black mini and wear with strappy flats, or a let it hang loose over a pair of sleek straight-legged trousers and top with a shrunken cardi. ($37 at Mikkat Market)
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Forward by Revolve
The black and white bands add a modern edge to Neil Barrett’s sleeveless shift, which may just be your go-to LWD (that’s little white dress) for spring. Wear it with liquid leggings now, and solo with a pair of black peep-toe booties come warmer weather. ($157 at Forward by Revolve)
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Farfetch
This playful sleeveless silk maxi dress with crayon-like stripes was the highlight of Marc by Marc Jacobs’s runway show for spring. Complement the carefree design with a pair of wooden clogs and an equally bright canvas tote, plus floppy hat. ($ 816 at Farfetch)
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I Don't Like Mondays
Make a show-stopping entrance in this eye-catching navy and white silk striped jumpsuit by Won Hundred. For an even edgier ensemble, pair with a pair of black platforms and spiky jewelry. ($268 at I Don’t Like Mondays)
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Cusp
Trina Turk’s peacock blue striped maxi tube dress is perfect beachwear, or pair it with flatforms and silver bangles for weekend street strolls. Great for shopping trips thanks to the easy on and off. ($228 at Cusp)
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Creatures of Comfort
Start the spring season with this quirky-cool Tsumori Chisato red and black striped Dolman top. The contrast color cuffs and waistband provide an unexpected pop of color. Also, the design hides any slight belly bulge that may still be left over from winter. ($548 at Creatures of Comfort)
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Shopbop
Black leather trim and pockets add structure to Rebecca Minkoff’s red and white candy cane striped canvas tote, which has double top handles and a detachable shoulder strap, as well as signature tassel zipper pull. ($395 at Shopbop)
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Pixie Market
This beige and black wool sweater is a simple, yet stylish way to wear stripes this season. Complement the curved tail hem with a pair of high-waist khaki shorts for a relaxed fit, or a pair of charcoal-colored skinny jeans to add structure to the slouch. ($116 at Pixie Market)
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ASOS
This multi-colored knitted design showcases Sonia by Sonia Rkyiel’s quintessential signature style. Keep the vibrant three-quarter sleeve, scoop neck dress the main feature with minimal jewelry and simple ballet flats. ($358.60 at Asos)
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Dear Fieldbinder
This Rodebjer Kailua jersey piece is a relaxed way to wear statement stripes. Complement the floor length style with a pair of wedges and a loose-fitting belt for an added dose of effortless cool. ($191 at Dear Fieldbinder)
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American Rag
Criss-cross suspender-like straps and quirky patch chest pockets offer a contemporary, cool twist to the pink and blue hues in this Sonia Rykiel striped design. Wear it barelegged with a pair of chunky black sandals; don’t pile on the jewelry, the stripes and design details add plenty of interest. ($265 at American Rag)
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Shopbop
This Nanette Lepore Berni chevron striped dress with drawstring waist reminds us of a romp on the beach. Pair the jersey piece with nude sandals. If you’re hitting the bars, add a leather bomber and black booties. ($128 at Shopbop)
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Nordstrom
Marc by Marc Jacobs’ Bella bold stripe dress is the epitome of warm weather fun. Slip on this silk pleated piece with wedges and a sunflower colored shoulder bag to enhance an already perfect spring day. ($498 at Nordstrom)
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Creatures of Comfort
Keep these playful Tsumori Chisato nylon watercolor tights the focus of your look by pairing them with a relaxed shift. ($113 at Creatures of Comfort)
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