Fashion: The right stripes

By Michiko Hylands

Stripes are the new neutral and a perennial favourite with the fashion pack. Stand out from the crowd with these stylish looks.
Stripes are the new neutral.
Stripes are the new neutral.

1: This fashion-forward two-piece is flattering on all body types thanks to vertical lines that help lengthen the body.

2: Mix up the proportions with this oversized shirt, an easy wearing, yet on-trend piece perfect for disguising a tummy and/or derriere.

3: Inject a pop of colour by teaming this dress with an oversized red clutch and lace-up booties.

1: Sullied Night jacket $725
Super Base pant $1040
Both from Sass and Bide (available from August 1)

2: Overshadow Stripe linen shirt $85
Pleat pants $85
Both from Topshop

3: Inez dress $569
KS boots $699
Necklace POA
All from Kate Sylvester

4: Embrace man-style chic by adding a masculine-inspired watch and boyish leather satchel.

5: The bohemian-at-heart will love this kimono-style dress, made for showing off a great set of pins.

6: If you're feeling pale when wearing white in winter, remember bronzer is your best friend.

7: For a modern Mod Squad look, keep the hair smooth and straight. Create a doe-like 60s-style eye and compliment it with a nude lip.

4: Sunset Stripe jacket $499
That Zip has Sailed pant $349
Stripe On Stripe Off top $199
All from Cooper

5: Shona Joy Isabelle draped mini dress in black/white $329
From Superette

6: Maurie & Eve Lieve jacket in parallel print $315

7: Ketz-ke Situation dress $185

Beauty bar

Innoxa 2-in-1 Brow Shape & Highlight in Brunette $26.99
Clinique Super City Block BB Cushion Compact SPF 50 $65
Manuka Doctor Replenishing Facial Oil 30ml $29.95
Moroccanoil Dry Shampoo in Light $44.50
Trilogy Ultra Hydrating Face Cream (75ml) $51.99
Pure Fiji Hydrating Body Lotion in White Gingerlily $49

For him

Country Road Breton stripe knit $149
Barkers Ennerdale stripe socks $12.99
Adidas Superstar Triple Sneaker $149.99
Redken for Men Maneuver Working Wax $33
Aesop Moroccan Neroli post-shave lotion $65
Kiehl's Facial Fuel gel cleanser for Men $46


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