Thursday, January 19, 2012

Stripes on Top

As of late, I have been going through my closet and making a mental note of things that I need to add to my wardrobe (remember my Resolutions post? More classics, less fads) and things that I need to rid myself of (more of that to come in the future!). So during this process, I couldn't help but notice that many of my tops were striped. I do remember buying a few striped tops back in December (as mentioned in this post) but I guess I have purchased even more since then!

I know the rule of thumb is that vertical stripes make you look taller/longer, while horizontal stripes tend to make you look wider. But honestly, I don't pay too much attention to rules like that - unless it's extreme in some sense. I just buy and wear what I like. I think everyone should dress that way! Here are some of the stripes I wear on top.

I just received this from an online order the other day & I love it!

I love this top - the metallic stripes add just a hint of sparkle!

Another recent purchase...and on sale!

StyleMint also has great striped tees for just $29.99!
I have the Broadway tee in red (which now also comes in a dress style!), but they also have other great striped tees in different colors! Search for - Venice, Fillmore & Lenox!

And I think this dress from Old Navy needs to be added to my closet asap!

Do you wear stripes on top? Do they play a major role in your closet?

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Monica said...

I'm wearing a striped top today! I love it, I remember back about a year ago my ex mentioned that I was on a striped shirt shopping spree. Drove him nuts but I love it :)

Mrs. Darcy said...
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Mrs. Darcy said...

Ooooh! I love that dress from Old Navy!

Adding your blog to my list of weekly reads:)


Caitlin said...

I love stripes! They truly are a classic look! Great picks! Would love to hear what you think of my post today! Thanks, love!


Annie said...

Ahhh I LOVE that Old Navy dress - think I need to go to the website ASAP :)

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JustPatience said...

Love that J-Crew sweater. Unfortunately it's sold out. :(

Megan, The Frugalista Diaries said...

i love these, so amazing.

hannahstiff said...

I was just thinking today about posting how many striped shirts I have. It's ridiculous. Today I'm wearing a striped CK shirt. (Yesterday it was a striped skirt...) Anyways, this post made me smile. I just found your blog, (via comment) and I love it:) Following you now! Stop by, say hi and follow back! XO
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Cortnie Elizabeth said...

Loving the top sweater, but then again I love anything from J.Crew!


Tabitha Lynn said...

I love the stripes, every one of them.

Heather said...

Totally agree with you on that Old Navy number - too cute!


Anna Rose said...

I love all the ideas!! I will try to write about cool stuff like that in the future :D Thanks for great ideas and pictures <3

Bravoe Runway said...

I do not have too many stripes... I am not really sure what it is but they remind me of the other option of what people wear when they're only other option is the form of jumpsuits. BUT...I am working on getting past that stigma. I bought a whole striped dress the other...I'm diving into the look.

Marie Martell said...

Love stripes!! Great sweater from J.Crew :)

Meekay said...

Lovely : )

Lena's Blend said...

These are all cool tops. I agree people should def wear what they like and what looks good to them but I do think some rules can help because some people have a hard time figuring it all out on their own.

Kristin said...

I am hard core addicted to stripes. LOVE the Crew sweater!