Stripes are an easy and classic print that make an appearance each season of the year, yet they seem particularly appropriate in the summertime making an appearance on dresses by Saylor and THML and shorts from the likes of Love Tree. Summer stripes are effortless and easy, just what we need on hot summer days when getting dressed can feel like a chore. Easy breezy casual stripes are a fun and stylish way to dress for summer that will never go out of style and yet can easily add intrigue to any outfit. We think of stripes especially in the summer due to association with other summery things that typically involve stripes: striped beach umbrellas dotting the sand along the ocean, French sailors of old whose striped uniforms started the nautical blue and white stripes trend, carousels, carnivals and circuses whose striped tents tend to pop up dying the warmer months… the list goes on. Stripes are here to stay and they bring a fresh summery vibe to our warm weather outfits! Check out these chic striped pieces from THML, Heartloom, Ariella, Veronica M and Saylor!
Striped maxi dresses make a statement in a bold bohemian trend, or a soft and ethereal look the colorful circus stripes are what easy summer outfit dreams are made of. This bright and playfully striped red maxi dress from THML is a fun choice for a warm summer day in the Hamptons. Beachy, bohemian, and chic, this one piece outfit is easy to throw on for an effortlessly stylish look for dinner and drinks, or a casual stroll along with the beach. Trendy summer color red makes this dress pop in a thin striped pattern with white, black, and tan. Featuring an embroidered bib panel in a contrasting light blue color decorated with embroidered stars and swirls and embellished pom poms and tassels for three dimensional fun this dress is an instant summer classic for bold bohemian style.
A light and flowy dress from Saylor gets a playful touch with multi colored metallic stripes giving life to this boho chic summer dress. A strapless fit and ruffle layered top gain prominence from sheer panels around the skirt and a fringe of neutral gold tassels along the hemlines for a beachy bohemian vibe. The shimmering sheen of this dress brings a dressy feel to the otherwise casual fit of this loose breezy maxi bringing a versatility to the look that can be dressed up with nude heels or dressed down with casual sandals. The delicate lightweight elegance of this rainbow striped dress with its metallic shimmer is a fairytale brought to life, and is a graceful and fun look for a festival fashion ensemble in comfy light cotton.
Adorable striped shorts are an easy way to add stripes into your summertime outfits. These darling paper bag shorts from Love Tree come in an easy charcoal black stripe, or a summery blue to pair with tees and tanks on warm sunny days. Tuck in an easy white pocket tee, or pair these high waisted cuties with a fitted crop top for a playfully chic summer outfit that is right at home by the pool or out to lunch. A sash tie belt cinches in the look at the waistband on these trouser-like shorts with their comfy fit in a breathable cotton blend fabric. The sash ties in a bow at the front creating a focal point while the striped fabric adds a subtle pattern to summery outfits. Wear your favorite tees and tanks with these loose comfy shorts for a casual ensemble that beats the heat in style.
Swing your way through summer in this gorgeous and flowy striped kimono from Ariella, a playful array of multi colors in dotted and dashed patterns creating colorful stripes down the garment. In shades of blue, red, yellow, and white small strings of pattern create thin and colorful stripes that at a distance are a soft array of pastel hues against a dreamy white background. The loose oversized fit of this open front kimono is comfy to wear as a layering piece over summer tanks and t-shirts for an added layer of warmth and color. A drop sleeve and tie front option bring a bohemian beachy vibe to the look that pairs well over jeans and a tee or your favorite denim cutoff shorts and a cropped tank for a lightweight layered summer look. Wide sleeves and a slouchy fit are loose and easy for a hot summer day providing a protective layer against the sun while enjoying the warm weather outside at a festival or restaurant patio for a relaxed afternoon lunch.
Striped tops are a summer essential, whether nautical or whimsical, and are a great way to add pattern and color to your look easily in comfy short sleeved looks. A bohemian black and white blouse is just the thing for casual summer wear with denim and sandals - this cotton Heartloom top brings casual chic style with its nautical striped print. Pom pom trim and tassel ties contribute to a boho look on this slouchy summer top while a ruched elastic waistband provides definition ending in a cute peplum hem. The crisp color scheme and crochet shoulder details are beachy and cool, pairing well with denim jeans or shorts for a casual chic summertime look to be worn by the pool, or to the sunday farmer’s market.
A rich combination of deeper hues in an unexpected combination of rust, red, mustard and pale pink create a moody and retro striped look that’s great for a vintage inspired ensemble. Easy to wear with jeans, this wrap style tee-shirt has a trendy tie waist detail that gathers in the casual tee at the waistband for a look that pairs well with high waisted denim. The flirty retro vibes in a funky multi stripe will transition seamlessly from warm summer wear to cooler fall palettes when the time comes, all in a trendy wrap style that is comfy and chic. The crossover styling and side tie bow play off of timeless summer looks like the tied-up waist and easy flowy wrap fit that create such a classic and timeless look.
Embrace lovely shades of pink in a pretty striped wrap look dress from Promesa, that dresses up a striped print for your summer events and occasions. Soft pink mixes with muted red, navy, and white for a feminine and grounded look that has a fresh rosy finish as rows of thin stripes form larger striped patterns across the dress. The wrap style ruffle hem skirt is right on trend for summer’s occasion wear, while a cap sleeve and v neck add practical and dainty details the feminine look, completed with a bow in the back. Step out in this hi-low darling mini dress for the summers bridal shower brunches, backyard birthdays and baby shower parties for a look that is trendy, chic and playful - just add heels and a small clutch for a stylish look you’ll feel great taking photos in! White stripes have a reputation for more casual wear, this cute little summer dress is proof that stripes are an extremely versatile print that can take you to all the season’s events in style and confidence!