Bow Tie and Stripes

blue and white striped bow tie

Somehow striped or pinstriped shirts have always been associated with an office/work environment, and it’s often the basic/standard kind in terms of design. And when it comes to the styling, pinstriped shirts are usually styled very boring. I’m the type that likes to stray away from the norm and do things differently, same for the way I dress(but I still like to keep it fresh and stylish!). So when I discovered this sleeveless blue and white striped shirt with a bow tie waist, the people from SheIn sent it over to me so I could try it out for my blog.

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The bow gives the shirt a more feminine/girly touch and you can basically wear it throughout the year, in any season; You can style it with a blazer, a cardigan, jeans, skirt etc. etc. The possibilities are endless! I decided to pair this striped shirt from SheIn with white capri jeans from H&M and blue denim wedges from Bershka to create a fresh, Summer look.

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Outfit details

Blue and white striped shirt SheIn (new) / White capri jeans H&M (old) / Blue denim wedges Bershka (S/S16 – old)

How do you style the classic striped button down shirt to make it look more modern and less boring? Let me know your thoughts in the comment section below. xo- Jey.

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