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Spring 2017 fashion trend: How to wear stripes

Published 15 February 2017 by

Stripes are one of the most wearable fashion trends for spring 2017. You can wear them in the day, to work or for a special occasion – and they could be just the thing to freshen up your look for the upcoming season.

You don't have to spend over budget to incorporate this trend and to prove it, we've put together three different looks under £40 each*.

Everyday

1. Blue ripped jeans, Primark, £13

2. Navy stripe jumper, Primark, £7

3. Twill trainers, H&M, £8.99

Just nipping to the shops or grabbing a coffee with a friend? Freshen up your off-duty look with a striped jumper. It will add a simple and stylish touch to any outfit with little effort. Finish off the look with a pair of ripped blue jeans and some canvas trainers.

You could opt for a powder pink trainer to add a pop of colour to your look. Pink is one of the best trainer trends of 2017 – find out what the others are in our blog.

You can put this entire outfit together for just £28.99!

Work

1. Buckle waist peg trousers, F&F at Tesco, £14

2. Multi stripe high neck top, Primark, £10

3. Black block heel, Primark, £10

It's all too easy to wear the same few outfits to work every day. But you can make your office wardrobe stand out with this multi stripe top. It features vibrant colours and a classic high neck design.

Keep things formal by wearing it with some black tailored trousers – this high waisted pair could do the trick. And on your feet, you could try a block heel court like this black pair – they look incredibly comfortable!

This whole outfit comes under budget at just £34.

Occasion

1. Shirt dress, H&M, £24.99

2. Grey pointed heel, Primark, £12

3. Reptile print satchel bag, Primark, £3

Whether you're heading to a romantic dinner or catch-up drinks with your mates, this striped shirt dress is ideal for an evening out. Its oversized design gives it an effortless feel, and you can dress it up with a few carefully chosen accessories.

These grey heels would go nicely and you can put all of your night-out essentials in a satchel bag like this black one. You put this whole outfit together for just £39.99 – not bad considering you can wear it time and time again!

Want to make use of the clothes you've got? Find out how to wear white in winter.

*Prices correct at time of writing – 15/02/17

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