How To Pick The Best Stripe Print For Your Body Type

There are a lot of things to consider when getting a particular fashion look. Wearing stripe depends on your body type. Be aware that striped clothing draws attention to your body and away from your face, so choose wisely.

For Instance choosing clothes with a vertical stripe, will elongate your body and can give you the appearance of being taller, while horizontal stripes could make you look wider and thus heavier.To select the right kind of stripe,you need to know your body type.


Knowing Your Body Type

One of the easiest and basic forms of wearing stripes is simply pairing a striped blouse with a pair of jeans. A loose-fitting shirt will be a wise choice for a curvy body. For a pear-shaped, avoid striped bottom if you do not want to highlight your curvy hips, you can however go for a striped top with a plain bottom.

If you’re short and full figured, a vertical stripe is definitely the way to go — at least from the waist down. Either way, always choose black tones of other pieces of clothes when pairing them with stripes. The dark background will also make you look slimmer.

Unless you have a slim figure, you can easily combine striped tops with different colors of stylish bottoms. The order can in verse with a solid skirt and striped top if you have a fuller figure, this will help lessen the appearance of your backside, giving it a slimmer look.


Combine Stripes With Other Wears

It’s also a good idea to wear a striped shirt or tee with a simple black bottom. Since the stripe already become visual, you can break the tone down by choosing black or white. For a curvy midsection, go for something like a high-waist paired with a loose-fitting striped top.

With a thin top and curvy bottom, the ideal way is to opt for a dress that has a vertical striped top and a one-colored bottom. Another outfit is to pair your vertical stripe top with a simple jeans, this will also give an ideal look without adding any volume to you curvy hips.


Stripe With Neutral Shade

Pair stripes with a neutral color if you want to feel safe. When you begin to wear stripes, it is safer to wear them with a block of color on your other half. Also a striped skirt with a plain top can look fabulous, so can a striped top with a plain skirt, this will help emphasize only one part of your body.


Accessorize The Stripes

If you like striped tops and want to have a different look when wearing them, either add a matching vest, or a colorful scarf that will refresh the traditional black and white. Neutral colors are best for a medium look,however for more emphasis go for brighter accessories.


Opt For Stripes Of Other Colors

For a change and a more advance look, opt for stripes with bright colours. You can take different colors of stripes and combine them with the rest of your outfit. Best combinations are: red and white, light brown and black, blue and white and so on.

If you’re hesitant about stripes, try pinstripes at first and once you feel comfortable in them make your way for wider stripes. Pinstripes are especially cute for business and casual wear. Always keep in mind, the wider the stripe, the bolder the statement.

Selecting your stripe print with your body type in mind will always give you a more confident look.


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