Stripes are always chic and give a very fresh look. While it does look trendy, the trick is to wear them right. Yes! They can make you look fat. But if you follow a few tips and tricks with the stripes, it can actually look very flattering. Here are a few suggestions that can help you use the power of optical illusion to your benefit.
Style Mantras To Stripe It Up!!!May 4, 2015 359 0 0
Accessorize with Stripes
It is not necessary to wear stripes only on your body. Safest way to debut in the world of stripes is with striped accessories. Introduce a little stripe with a scarf, jewellery or shoes. The best part is, simply by adding a few accessories, you will look in vogue. An endless loop striped scarf will do wonders when it serves as an accent piece for your outfit.
Get Stylish in Stripes by carrying a striped handbag. It will work with any outfit which is in a single colour. Coordinate the colour of your striped accessories with your outfit and look stunning or add a punch to your look by choosing bright colours like green, orange or pink.
You can also wear stripes on your feet! Try ballet flats or loafers with subtle or bold striped designs.
Striped dresses add a zing to your wardrobe. Try to experiment with diagonal stripes or vertical stripes; try these on the part of the body you want to look slimmest.
You have options galore with designs, so you can choose elegant, casual or formal striped dress. A sleeveless striped dress would be perfect for a sunny day. You can then coordinate it with a jacket or a cardigan for a more formal occasion. Long skinny stripes help elongate your figure. If you consider your figure worth flaunting, choose a form fitting striped dress which can look quite flattering and modern. Try multi-coloured stripes to reflect a saucy attitude.
Horizontal stripes are considered to add few more kilograms to your look. But choosing the right width of the stripes and with a correct colour, it might just do some magic.
Pair it with stripes
Vertically striped pants and skirts are all you need to add a few inches to your height. It makes you look slimmer and taller. Get yourself a gorgeous pair of striped pants. Keep it simple yet stylish, by wearing a solid coloured top or a printed shirt with it. Give it a more formal look by dressing up in a blazer. You ought to look a fashion diva.
A striped skirt with a plain top looks just fab!!! You can also make your maxi dress look like a skirt, by layering a t-shirt on it. A striped shirt or t-shirt is a must have in your stylish wardrobe. You can wear it with absolutely anything.
Wear an oversized striped shirt with a skinny pair of jeans. Wear a blazer on a striped shirt for a more formal look. Match it with a pleated skirt. Accessorize it with metallic embellishments or add a dash of colour with you bag. To enhance your striped pair look, wear either the striped top or the striped skirt/pant.