3 Ways to Wear Blue Pin Stripes for Spring and Summer

Blue pinstripe statement sleeve blouse street style via The Style Sauce Blog

When it comes to prints for Spring and Summer one always comes to mind, and it's florals. As Miranda Priestly would say: "Florals for Spring? GROUNDBREAKING." While I love a good floral almost any time of year, this year it seems that stripes are actually taking the spotlight. They've been popping up on everything from statement tops to wide leg trousers, and it seems every it-girl is rocking a stripe in one way or another. My personal favorite way to rock a stripe this season? A blue pinstripe, and I'm digging it on tops as well as bottoms, or accessories! There's something preppy and pulled together about the classic print that can go with so much. It also has the tendency to class up a pair of ripped jeans. Below see two of my favorite ways to rock this pattern, and shop some of my faves!

1) A statement top: 

Statement tops are everywhere, and I can't help but gravitate to them every time I see them in a stripe. Here I'm wearing this fabulous off the shoulder flare-sleeved version from Azalea SF which goes great with anything from a skinny jean, to a wide legged pant, to a suede mini like I'm wearing here from AG Jeans. (Quite possibly my favorite thing in my closet right now, btw. It's such a stunning piece!)

Striped statement top with Louis Vuitton Malesherbes vintage top handle bag and brown suede skirt // The Style Sauce Blog street style on Abbot Kinney Venice Beach
Details striped statement top with Louis Vuitton Malesherbes vintage top handle bag and brown suede skirt // The Style Sauce Blog
Street style blue striped statement top with flared sleeves and tan suede skirt from AG Jeans // Spring Style via The Style Sauce blog

2) A high waisted short: 

Stripes are notoriously tricky on the body but these are flattering since they're small and vertically placed. Put a pinstripe on a high waisted short or jean and it's bound to be magic. I love the blue and white on these and they're so fun to play around with for Summer. I've worn them with a pussy bow blouse here, but they'd also be great with a bodysuit or simple tee and sandal. The ones I'm wearing here are the Juliette short from AG Jeans

Blue and white shorts, white blouse, and street style via The Style Sauce blog
The Style Sauce street style blue and white striped shorts and pussy bow blouse

3) A striped mini bucket bag:

Nothing says "Oui Oui" like a striped mini bucket bag with fringe. I've been wearing this little guy with everything and I love the pin stripe to give it a little fun flare. Every time I use it I have to ask myself: "Am I French yet?" Unfortunately, no, but at least I can dress like I am ;).

Shop this one I'm wearing here: Calistoga mini bag, or here:  Calistoga mini bag in Vegan leather.

The Style Sauce striped bucket bag and Cyra desert booties // street style // the style sauce blog// Summer 2017

 

What do you think of the pinstripe? Let me know your thoughts below!

 

xx,  Genevieve 

Let's Get Stripey! 

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