There are a million ways to wear stripes this summer, so make sure boring isn’t one of them. Stripes can be a fail-safe classic but they can also be really radical. So, consider wearing them for a statement look, like Deepika Padukone and Bella Hadid did at Cannes this year.
And if you’re not sure which stripe to pick, fret not, because we have curated some daring looks to inspire your wardrobe for the summer!
Almost everyone has a basic nautical Breton striped tee and so does Kat. They’re classic, they’re safe and they’re terrifically easy to style. Layer them with moodier colours or statement outerwear if you’re looking for an unusual pairing.
Bold, vivid and uber chic—Sayani’s artsy choice is a sporty mix of Breton stripe and the Chevron stripe. It’s simplistic yet graphically brilliant and great for a leisurely day out with your BFFs.
A bikini with neon colours and awning stripes? Yes please! Sara’s choice of swimwear features the boldest of stripes. The awning stripe is known for its evenly spaced wide stripes. The neon shades of lime green, sky blue, white, very peri and hot pink complement each other seamlessly.
Bebo’s Zimmerman wrap skirt features bold horizontal stripes in ivory and red. She pairs it with statement prints but this number would also work wonders with layering.
Karisma Kapoor’s peek-a-book striped shoulder accentuates the neckline and adds dimension to the all-black outfit while making the waist more defined.
Aditi Rao Hydari repurposed the business-y pinstripe styling for the 75th Cannes Film Festival. Her one-shoulder ensemble by Atsu highlights her frame and gait.
Never underestimate the power of animal prints, especially when it comes to statement looks. Hailey Beiber’s Kim Shui tiger striped top and oh-so-repeatable.