Striped Shirt Outfit Ideas That Feel Fresh and Fun

A classic top you won't ever get bored of.

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On your list of closet essentials (opens in new tab) should be a striped shirt, whether it's a classic stripe button-down or a Brenton stripe top (opens in new tab) (a favorite of Kate Middleton's (opens in new tab)). The reason? It's an agreeable and wearable print you can layer with other designs like florals for summer or plaid for winter. Striped shirts can be exciting too, especially if you choose color block options or a stripe sweater that mimics the color of the rainbow. Since the stripe top is likely a piece everyone already has in their closet (if not, we have plenty of shopping recs, ahead), we rounded up 25 different ways to style it—just in case you need some fresh ideas. Let the street style ahead reignite your excitement for your favorite stripe shirt.

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Marina Liao is the former fashion news editor at MarieClaire.com, where she covered celebrity style (from Meghan Markle to Katie Holmes), fashion trends, and shopping advice, plus conducted original interviews with industry insiders. She's also had many opportunities to write content in other areas such as beauty, food, tech, and even home. Her previous fashion stints include POPSUGAR and Cosmopolitan.