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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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.
This reminds me of a baseball uniform, but in the best way possible. Summer staple, for sure.
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.
Easy on it’s own, also great under your favorite blazer for an elevated casual look.
The tie gives it a little fun twist, but the design will work for years to come.
Also comes in red/white, but this navy is preppy-chic at its finest.
Anyone else want to revisit some 80s/90s fashion? This tee, lightwash denim, and you’re good.
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?