5 Ways to Wear Stripes this Spring

Many of you have spent most of your lives avoiding stripes; they can make you look wide, unproportioned, and sometimes like a referee. You've probably heard that stripes are a must-have for men, and they are, but wearing them incorrectly can easily throw off your entire look. During fashion week for Spring/Summer 17, they made a big statement, but a lot of people still do not know how to wear them. In this new style post, I'm heading back to the basics and showing you five ways to wear stripes during the Spring/Summer. Grab your beach bag and get ready to wear stripes this Spring and Summer!

Related: Men's Must-Have Spring 2017 Outerwear

Wide Bold Stripes

If a traditional nautical stripe isn't for you, go for a wide bold striped shirt. The best way to wear this non-traditional stripe style is to pair it with basic denim or chinos.


Shop: Woven // C/O Topman -- Denim // UNIQLO -- Sneakers // Converse

Multiple Horizontal Stripes

Get rid of the gimmicks and opt for something that's more classic; this striped sweater gives nod to the Breton stripe shirt which dates back to the mid-1800s. 


Shop: Sweater // J. Crew (similar) -- Denim // ASOS -- Shoes // Zara (Similar here and here)

Mixed with Prints

If you want something that's more daring, mix your stripes with prints. Allow it to clash, but make sense — don't worry about following the rules. 


Shop: Polo // UNIQLO -- Pants // Forever21 (Love these and these) -- Sandals // ASOS

Stripe on Stripe

The easiest way to update your stripes is to wear stripes on stripes. The only rule(s) with this is to ensure your stripes are going in different directions and that they are of different sizes. 


Shop: Woven // Forever21 -- T-Shirt // Forever21 (similar) -- Trousers // C/O Topman -- Sneakers // adidas

Vertical Stripe Bottoms

If boldly striped trousers are too much for you, grab a striped short. The subtly of the stripe will allow it to read solid


Shop: Woven //C/O UNIQLO -- Shorts // UNIQLO -- Sneakers // C/O Topman

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