The classic look of stripes is always showing up on the runway, in stores and in our wardrobes. We've all been told that horizontal stripes can make us look fatter, so here's a no fuss guide to wearing the stripes we love.
As a rule of thumb, horizontal lines show width and vertical lines show length. So the basic fact is, yes, wide, horizontal lines on our bodies can make them look larger.
2.The wider the stripe the shorter the area will appear.
It's true, wide stripes will make your body look shorter. If you choose a garment with wide stripes that has structure like the dress below, you can get away with wide stripes. The black stripe at the waist of this Kate Spade dress actually makes the waist look smaller.
Any way you look at it, it's not time to throw out your classic and stylish stripes. Some clever styling and remembering the rules above will see you looking your best, and slimmest, in your stripes forever. The stunning look below mixes the blazer and V-Neck rules with eye-catching results. Stand out in any room with your own version of timeless stripes.