It seems like I’ve been wearing stripes a lot more than usual these days. I do love a good print, but I’ve never really been one to go straight for stripes when shopping. Like many women, I had the silly idea that stripes made me look too big. Depending on the garment and the size of the stripes, this is true. However, this lightweight striped tunic does the opposite – it actually slims me. So there was no doubt that I had to purchase the top when I saw it at Nordstrom.
There’s actually a funny story about this tunic. I purchased my first tunic while vacationing in Charlotte, North Carolina. Hubby and I were shopping at the South Park Mall and of course, we had to stop in Nordstrom. I saw the item, tried it on and knew I had to have it. I was sold! I ended up wearing the garment out to dinner while still in Charlotte and unfortunately, it ripped. I was so irritated, especially since I’d purchased the last one in my size. Fast forward to a few weeks ago, I was still thinking about the tunic. I finally found the tunic in my size online, ordered it, and all was well with the world.
I ended up styling this outfit for a casual day at work, and thanks to my sneakers from Kicks USA, the look was complete. I’m a huge fan of sneakers during the warm months, especially a stylish and comfy pair. These Nikes were the perfect touch for a work appropriate, casual Friday look.
So tell me, what do you think about styling stripes? Are you a fan? Let me know!
Until next time, be blessed and stay safe…XO!
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Aisha Johnson Adams says
I love this outfit… Especially the shoes… Very comfortable… Slimming.. I like
Thank you, Aisha! 😉
Definitely hate when I buy something and then it goes on sale a week later…ugh! You are rocking the stripes though and I would have never thought to pair tennis shoes with that top. You look great 🙂
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Thanks, girlie! And yes, I hate that! But I had to have this shirt, so I sucked it up. LOL!
Very Cute. Those Sneakers though–I need them in my life #BLMGirls
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Thanks! And yes, those sneakers are SO comfy! 😉
Cute tunic and oh how I love those Nike shoes 🙂 looking cute Whitney!
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I think of stripes as a neutral now. It can easily go with anything. And on the ‘great minds think alike’, my upcoming post features stripes, as well!
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I’m beginning to think the same thing. Love them! 😉
Sandy a la Mode says
i love the pop of red in your bag!!
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Thanks! It was a last min addition…glad it translated well! 🙂
I share your love for stripes recently! I am feeling those vertical stripes and in the blue color. I also am loving it paired with the blue tennis shoes and the red bag!
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March and May says
I love stripes and can never have enough of them. You look amazing and the tunic is gorgeous.
🙂 Thank you!
You look great! Super cute, effortlessly fly outfit! I’m always here for some stripes.
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Thanks, Kasi! YES to stripes. 😉
Amy Ann says
LOVE this tunic on you! Maybe one of my favorite looks of yours. I’m a total fan of stripes.
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Aw, thank you so much Amy!
The top looks cute. It looks great on you.
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Loving this striped tunic on you. And, how cool that you were able to repurchase it- even if it was at regular price! Cute kicks too!
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You look amazing! That top is too cute and those sneakers are fabulous!
Antionette Blake says
Glad you found a replacement but at full price…doesn’t that make you mad! Enjoy the weekend lil sis!
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I used to avoid stripes as well, but now I’m obsessed! Vertical stripes can be so slimming as well!
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Love the top!
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Style & Poise says
This look is Super cute and I absolutely love those sneakers. I really wish I can effortlessly pull off sneakers like this but I always feel like a teeny bopper when I wear sneakers lol.