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wardrobe reconstruction: stripes 01.

wardrobe reconstruction: stripes 01

late summer stripes
top | shorts | flats

Stripes. One of the most classic wardrobe components you'll come across. When deciding the parameters of my personal style, I knew stripes needed to be a key element. I've always loved stripes; they can be nautical, a bold statement, or an understated traditional basic, like in the top shown above. If you visit my stripes-themed Pinterest board - found here - you'll see I've already collected a lot of inspiration when it comes to this wardrobe staple. Be it tops, dresses, shorts, skirts, flats, or bags... gimme those stripes.

Want to read more about my wardrobe reconstruction? It's all here, & there's much, much more to come!

this week's posts:

link-up: friday's fancies \ {long distance loving}


siddathornton said…
Stripes are my favorite print! And everyone should own a pair of those gorgeous flats! :)


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siddathornton said…
Great outfit! I love anything stripped!! Happy Friday!!

Best, Mree
siddathornton said…
So simple and pretty, those shorts are absolutely darling! This is very Audrey Hepburn :)
siddathornton said…
I love that striped tee! I'm also a big fan of stripes and just got a red striped dress from Banana during one of their recent sales... it just feel so fresh and preppy!
siddathornton said…
Such a simple, classic outfit! I love it!
siddathornton said…
Lauren! I love your blog so much that I nominated you for the Leibster Award!
siddathornton said…
This look is tres chic! Love the stripes!
siddathornton said…
me too! stripes are my favorite.
siddathornton said…
i was definitely aiming for simplicity with this one! thank you!
siddathornton said…
that dress sounds like it's right up my alley!
siddathornton said…
i think so too! i need to pick up my pair.

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