How to Wear Stripes this Summer

How to wear stripes this summerNautical stripes are without question, one of the hottest trends for summer. I absolutely love stripes – for me, they conjure up images of beautiful, sunny days spent sailing on the Chesapeake Bay! Wearing them can be challenging, however. Wondering how to wear stripes? Horizontal stripes on a tank or tee only make you look wider. Horizontal stripes on a skirt? Don’t get me started!

The easiest way I’ve found to incorporate trendy stripes into your summer wardrobe is through bold, eye-catching striped accessories. I’ve highlighted three of my favorite options here, but you’re sure to find a host of other possibilities in a variety of prices ranges. Stripes are simply everywhere this season, so climb aboard mate!

  • REDLIE canvas, black and white stripe shoes ($75 –
  • Kate Spade leather striped handbag ($206 –
  • Emporio Armani striped drop earring (99 GBP –

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PHOTO CREDITS: Collage created via Polyvore. Images used with permission.

Susan Said… WHAT?! is your guide to a life filled with style. From must-have fashion and accessories, to gorgeous gardens, stunning interiors, plus the latest products for parties, weddings, and events of all kinds. Susan Conforte McNeill is an author, entrepreneur, and co-founder of the literacy organization Success Won’t Wait! Susan Said…WHAT?! was named one of the Top 50 Beauty Blogs in the World by 

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