3 Totally Unexpected Ways to Wear a Striped Shirt

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One of the things I look for in a wardrobe is the ability to mix and match my pieces.  By doing this, I can afford to splurge on some really crazy items, like floral combat boots and really great quality items like a nice camel coat.

3 Ways to Wear Striped Tee

I am totally in love with stripes.  They’re my boo.  No really.  If I have a choice of patterns, I almost always choose stripes.  it’s almost instinctive. I’m showing you three different ways to wear a striped shirt.  Why? Because no one wants to wear the same ol’ same ol’ day in and day out.

3 Totally Unexpected Ways to Wear a Striped Shirt

Links may be affiliate links.  All of the items used are from Nordstrom.

We’re starting with a striped hi-lo striped tee from Nordstrom. It’s a little longer in the back than it is in the front, and is so cute.  Oh, and it’s only $18.

casual Way to Wear Striped Tee Board

This look is really casual.  Casual chic.  This is one of the major ways to wear a striped shirt for most of us, right?  Just pair it with jeans and mmmaaayyyyybbbbbeeeee a scarf and head out. There’s nothing wrong with that!

Striped Shirt ($18) + Black Leggings ($49) + Ballet Flat Skimmers (similar, $79) + Tooled leather Crossbody Bag (similar, $129) + Fringe Trim Infinity Scarf ($20, available in 7 colors)

mixed patterns Way to Wear Striped shirt

Next up is something that’s a little different. It’s sort of a combination of mixing patterns – which is a-ok to do.  This is a major way of dressing up your basic striped tee. By pairing it with a floral pencil skirt, and some pumps, it elevates the tee to a new level.

Striped Shirt ($18) + Ellen Tracy Floral Pencil Skirt ($90) + Vince Camuto Kain Pump in Love Affair Leather($98, similar to that shown) + Halogen Clutch ($49) + Anne Klein Stone Frontal Necklace ($38, similar to that shown)

sophisticated Way to Wear Striped shirt

Finally, we have a upscale, preppy ways to wear a striped shirt.  This is paired with a great pair of jeans and a blazer.  It adds that little sumtin sumtin that’s so chic.  Pair it with some fabulous loafers, and you’re good to go.  It’s a timeless chic look.

Striped Shirt ($18) + Wit & Wisdom Jeans ($68) + Caslon Shawl Collar Blazer ($35) + Fossil Perforated Leather Belt ($34) + Topshop Shiver loafers ($30)

This is just three ways to wear a striped shirt and mix it up.  What’s your favorite way to style a striped tee?

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About Greta Brinkley

Newly minted 30 year old. Lover of nail polish, glitter, and all things fashion and beauty.
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5 Responses to 3 Totally Unexpected Ways to Wear a Striped Shirt

  1. All very cute styles. I think I like the one with the black jeans the best.

  2. I love striped shirts.

  3. Sarah B says:

    I love all these looks! I never would have thought to pair it with a floral skirt, but it looks GREAT!

  4. I really like striped shirts too! I love how you paired them all up here.

  5. Rachel Beltz says:

    Wow, I never realized how versatile a striped tee could be! I love the first look the most and could totally see me sporting it in the fall or spring!

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