While a shift dress is great for busy mornings, a striped shirt communicates the air of professional preparation you need to exude on a Monday. Whether it’s pinstripe, wide or horizontal, this linear print not only matches staples you already own—it’s also undeniably chic and flattering on any body type. When paired with the right proportions and figure-enhancing pieces, it promises to transform a boring monochromatic look into a polished, elevated ensemble. Ahead, get our style tips on how to upgrade this classic top for your unique frame.
How To Style A Striped Shirt
Styling tip: To elongate your body, pair a slightly cropped pant with minimalist nude heels.
Nudist Song Patent-Leather Sandals
Boy Shirt in Bold Stripe
Hutton Tuxedo Blazer
Styling tip: Opt for an A-line skirt to accentuate the waistline and balance out the stripes. Finish off with a neutral pointed-toe pump to lengthen the legs.
Stacy Drawstring Bucket Bag
Lucy ½ D’Orsay Suede Pump
Just This Sway Skirt
Styling tip: Complement your long limbs by donning wide-leg trousers and pointed-toe booties. Top it off with a double-breasted blazer with gold buttons that is both professional and elevated.
Pirhana Pointy Toe Dress Booties
Double-Breasted Wool-Twill Blazer
High Waist Trousers