Classic stripes are one of those eternal staples in your wardrobe that never go out of style. The stripe-top is easy to wear and very versatile: throw it on with distressed jeans for a more laid-back allure, or pair it with a mini and some statement accessories (see Olivia Palermo’s look below) for a more polished look. While Christopher Decarnin mastered the sea-worthy stripes with his glittering Breton top for Balmain’s Fall 2009 collection (a la Kate Moss), most of us can’t quite handle that type of investment. Here are some alternative options that won’t break the bank:
More To Love //
GET THE LOOK: LONDON FASHION WEEK
This one piece suit from Mara Hoffman couldn't be cuter. I love the double-tie detail and the gingham print is such a classic.
OSCAR DE LA RENTA
These earrings have vacations written all over them. Wear them with a long caftan and simple sandals.
The basket bag gets an upgrade with handles rendered in leopard spots.