A striped tee shirt is a classic wardrobe staple that is also a great way to introduce patterns into your wardrobe. These affordable options will be a hit!
When I was doing styling more regularly I’d often get questions about patterns and prints and how to get more comfortable with them. For some, getting dressed is a fun creative challenge, for others it’s overwhelming.
The thought of incorporating of a pattern of some kind into your clothing might be more than you think you can handle, if so, here’s what I’d always suggest: start with stripes.
Stripes are clean, sharp, and work well with solids or other patterns.
Whether you’re a fashion novice or a regular Vogue subscriber, a striped tee shirt will be something that’s easy to work into your wardrobe. A plus? You can find them allllll over the place, from discount to designer. (These are all pretty budget-friendly, starting at $6.99!)
In the summer/spring:
- Pair them with jeans, shorts, maxi skirts
- They work with sandals just as easily as sneakers!
In the fall/winter
- Pair them with cardigans and blazers, with jeans and boots, or blazers and heels.
- Wear them with wide-legged trousers or pencil skirts for the office.
Below I have a few ideas on affordable options (in lots of colors!) and if you need ideas on how to style them, I’ve got those too!
10 Striped Tee Shirt Favorites
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1. Organic Cotton Vintage T-Shirt
This is the type of classic shirt you’ll wear for ages and want to replace the second you can’t wear anymore. (For this price, you might want to grab a couple!)
Comes in red or navy, and is a great transition piece into the spring or into the fall.
3. Summer Casual Short Sleeve T-Shirt
This reminds me of a baseball uniform, but in the best way possible. Summer staple, for sure.
4. Women’s Short Sleeve Linen T-Shirt
Cute, classic, and the linen material means it will stay cool for warm days, and is still office appropriate.
The pink is fun, but the black/white combo is super chic too.
6. Short-Sleeve Luxe Striped Tee
Easy on it’s own, also great under your favorite blazer for an elevated casual look.
7. Linen Blend V-Neck Tie-Front T-Shirt
The tie gives it a little fun twist, but the design will work for years to come.
8. Short Sleeve Vintage Striped T-Shirt
Also comes in red/white, but this navy is preppy-chic at its finest.
9. Casual Short Sleeve Round Neck Striped Tee Shirt
Anyone else want to revisit some 80s/90s fashion? This tee, lightwash denim, and you’re good.
10. Striped Long Sleeve Boatneck Tee
I love a boat neck and this tee would be great if you’ve got a business casual dress code – pair it with your favorite pants/trousers or even a skirt. It also comes in a light tan/beige-y shade, but life is too short to wear beige, so stick to the red! :)
Which striped tee shirt is your favorite?