Feb 6, 2012

Stripe into Spring

A few days ago the weather reached an uncharacteristic high of 60 degrees, and, no joke, I saw a woman at the playground in a tank top!  Being a New Englander, I'm always anxious to put away my winter clothing and start wearing color.  You won't see me in a tank top in February, however, I have already started my Spring shopping.  Right now I'm obsessed with stripes, and anything navy or coral/tangerine, which I think are "safe" colors to start wearing in February and March.  

You will find stripes from children's fashion, maternity, men's wear, bathing suits, handbags, shoes, and even in jewelry.  I fell in love with my daughter's new striped dress I got for her spring/summer wardrobe, that I was determined to find one just like it.  

Next Navy Stripe Dress, NextDirect.com - $58 (left) 
The Children's Place striped denim ruffle dress, ChildrensPlace.com - $19.95 (right)

Across my search for the matching dress, these are some coral & navy striped items I have found that are among my favorites.

1. LL Bean Women's Seaport Striped Scarf in Rhubarb, LLBean.com$39.50
2. Ann Taylor Loft Colorblock Mariner Stripe Tee, Loft.com - $39.50
3. Splendid Oatmeal Stripe Dress, Splendid.com - $108*
4. ASOS Canvas Stripe Bucket Bag, ASOS.com - $62.67
5. J.Crew classic wide bangle in navy & vibrant flame, JCrew.com - $28 ea. 
6. TOPSHOP Stripe Belt, TopShop.com - $32.00
7. LuLu's Beach Bum Stripe Canvas Tote (w/zipper top), Lulus.com -$38.00
8. LaCoste Martha 5 sneaker, Piperlime.com - $60 
9. J.Crew Wide-Stripe Bandeau Swing Top Tankini, JCrew.com - $109

*For additional striped Splendid apparel come check out Lyn Evans.  Visit LynEvans.com to find your closest location, and don't forget to add yourself to the email newsletter list for future coupons, wardrobe events, and news on latest trends.  


  1. Oh I absolutely LOVE those! Gorgeous!!

  2. Stripes never goes out of style and it's perfect for any season. You top fashion picks are commendable because they're classic and very stylish. I hope you could feature more t shirt manufacturers with more reasonable prices.

  3. Those are actually good t-shirt printing. Stripes never ran out of style. It is just plain and simple but brings out the beauty in you.