For many years we have believed that wearing stripes would make us look bigger or add a few extra pounds to our frame. Well, it’s time to say goodbye to that myth because stripes whether vertical or horizontal can be very attractive if you know how to style your outfit correctly. Luckily, stripes clothing is huge this season and one of the coolest fashion trends of 2016. If you love stripes but always shunned the idea of wearing them, now’s the time to re-evaluate your thoughts about stripes clothing. Here are 5 great tips on how to wear stripes correctly according to your body type.
Check Below On How To Wear Stripes The Right Way!:
Go For Narrow Stripes
When wearing stripes, remember one simple rule, wide stripes look better on skinny people but narrow or thin stripes look flattering on all body types. So, when in doubt, go for tops or dresses with thin stripes. By the way, looks like these celebs are in love with black and white stripes, including me. ;)…
Horizontal Stripes Clothing is Not For Everyone
If you like horizontal stripes better than vertical for any reason, go ahead but chuck thick stripes or color block patterns. Rather, opt for something simple with thin stripes. Or just go for the safe option – ‘vertical’. There’s a better chance of not going wrong with vertical stripes than horizontal. When wearing vertical stripes, be sure to go for a dress or blouse that fits you properly. Ill-fitted stripes clothing can make you look big.
Pair Stripes with Neutral Shades
I love stripes, as you can see! When wearing a striped blouse, pullover or a skirt, pair it with something dark for a classic chic look. Avoid pairing stripes clothing with anything as that would draw too much attention to the wrong areas. Rather wear a striped top with a plain skirt or jeans; that will draw attention to your upper body and will also make you look slim.
Accentuate Your Waist
Whether it’s vertical or horizontal stripes I wear, one trick that always works for me is to draw the attention to my waist. To do that, I opt for stripes clothing designed to accentuate the waist area. I also go for dresses and tops that are tighter at the top and freely frills as it goes low. This trick makes my waist look tiny and amazing. Another option that works every time is to add a slim belt to highlight my waist area. I’ve seen this work for a lot of plus size women too. So, don’t be afraid o try this awesome trick.
Highlight Your Neckline
When wearing stripes, go for a dress or top that highlights your collarbone. A ‘tube’ dress or tube top works best in this scenario. But in my experience, something with thin straps should work just fine. This trick also helps draw attention away from the body and to the collarbone area. Slightly revealing neckline also adds a hint of sexiness to the look.
Do you love stripes? What’s your personal fashion tip to wear stripes to look attractive?
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