The New Stripes: Bold and Beautiful

Move over beloved Breton stripe, there’s a new look in town. Combining our love of color-blocking and vivid brights, the spring runways have been littered with thick, bold stripes in unexpected colors and combos. Paired with equally bold prints, smaller stripes or simple solids, the look adds a knockout punch to any outfit. We highlight some of our favorites from the shows and pick a few pieces for you to incorporate into your closet now.


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This combination of yellow, acqua and navy is totally unexpected, but the resulting urban preppiness works everywhere from the beach to Broadway. If you're feeling daring, add an embellished undershirt and high-top sneakers.


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The strength of this stripe lies in its sublte micropatterns. Team with a coral lip and knee-length skirt for the office.

Otswald Helgason

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For dinner or cocktails, why not trade your printed dress for a striped showstopper? Equally eye-catching but far more modern, this structured silk look works perfectly with glossy hair and navy heels.

Striped Knit

This bright knit could transform a white sundress or a pair of navy cropped trousers.

Striped Shorts

These would look fantastic with a white button down or a rust-colored sweater.

Striped Shift Dress

The pops of teal and lace trim on this ladylike dress are ideal for an alfresco dinner party.

Striped Jacquard Skirt

This striped skirt incorporates mini-patterns and muted tones for an office-appropriate spin on the trend.