Flattering Horizontal Stripes for Spring

Flattering Horizontal Stripes for SpringIt’s inescapable. Stripes are everywhere this spring! Boat neck tops to make Coco Chanel proud. Striped canvas totes with a decidedly nautical feel. And, most prevalent… truly flattering horizontal stripes in dresses for work and play.

Take a quick tour through your favorite boutique or online retailer. You’ll find them in every length, shape, and color combination.

Horizontal stripes, however, are generally not forgiving on even the best of figures. And these ship-shape dresses all look so adorable on the hangar. But, in the dressing room? Ahh… that’s another story. So, how can the average woman wear this trend?

The key is to choose stripes that are strategically placed. Here are three great examples of stripes that will flatter almost every figure!

  • Zara clack and white striped dress (zara.com)
  • Mango horizontal striped knit dress (mango.com)
  • A line striped dress ($52 – apricotonline.co.uk)

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    Being petite I normally stear clear of stripes and big prints but the ZARA dress is a gorgeous find and I think I might have to scoop that one up. Looks like it will be perfecto for the office. THANKS!

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