Shop Your Closet: Striped T-Shirt

how to wear a striped t-shirt five ways
Featuring a Madewell striped t-shirt (shop more Madewell here)

By reader request, this week on ‘Shop Your Closet’ is a simple basic: the striped t-shirt. There are so many variation of this classic, but I think we can all agree that there are outfits beyond a t-shirt and jeans.  This week, I’m showing you how to dress it up, take it to work,  and wear it with pieces you might not before.

I bought this Madewell t-shirt last spring. I like Madewell tees a lot;  the fit is spot on, the fabric is soft, and the price is amazing but I do have one qualm: they seem to get holes easily.  It’s an issue that comes with the territory of an all cotton tee–there is no stretch to take the brunt of the day to day, and the shirts are thin so tiny holes pop up from time to time.  But I don’t toss the tees until the holes are huge–and then they just turn into bedtime tees.

Past Shop Your Closet posts:

The Leather Jacket

The Classic, White Button-Up

The Black, Cashmere Crew Neck Sweater

how to wear a striped t-shirt five ways
Stripes with white jeans make for a preppy look – just add an anorak // Madewell tee, Everlane jeans, Everlane anorak (I’ve had this coat for years and I’m obsessed – and it’s $88), The Greats sneakers (shop more sneakers here)
how to wear a striped t-shirt five ways
Doesn’t this remind you of blogs circa 2013?  A stripes + leopard combo was big back then (and still works!) // . Madewell striped tee,  old H&M leopard skirt (similar/on sale here!), Stuart Weitzman heels (shop more SW here), Everlane jean jacket
how to wear a striped t-shirt five ways
Stripes are so easy to dress up – just add a blazer (and leather pants don’t hurt, either) // Madewell tee, old Banana Republic blazer (similar here), old Theory leather pants (shop more Theory heresimilar here + look for less here), M Gemi flats
how to wear a striped t-shirt five ways
If you can’t dress like a sailor with wide-leg crops and stripes, when can you? // Madewell striped tee, Everlane pants, Gucci belt, Steve Madden heels (shop more Steve Madden here)
how to wear a striped t-shirt five ways
Pair that crewneck tee with the deepest v-neck you can find–trust me // Madewell striped tee, old Zara sweater (similar here), Citizens of Humanity jeans (shop more COH here), The Greats sneakers 

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