Spring 2015 Trends: Bold Stripes

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Bold stripes are everywhere this spring. They can be one of the trickier spring 2015 trends to pull off, but if you find the right piece, they’re a playful way to welcome in the warmer months.

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This shirt dress is a fantastic take on the bold stripes trend; it’s unstructured, versatile and easily wearable.

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 The breezy piece can be dressed up for a night out (I did so with these lace up heels from Zara) or dressed down with flip flops and worn as a beach cover up.

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Plus, it’s right on trend with the whole blue thing that’s going on this season.

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With the addition of a few accessories and a great pair of shoes, it’s a simpler, more casual way to conquer stripes. (Although a structured bold stripe look could also be fantastic.) I added a thick chain necklace, my favorite watch, and a sleek pair of sunglasses.

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I also added the Nars matte velvet lip pencil in Bolero. This matte pink cantaloupe shade can be a little temperamental to put on, but with a little lip exfoliation and moisturizing balm it will be a staple for the warmer months. I can’t wait to try it with a beige-pink lip liner and a clear lip gloss.

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Another favorite for the warmer months will definitely be these heels. They’re currently sold out at Zara, but I was able to find a pair on eBay (linked below)…. act quick!

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Dress: H&M/ Shoes: Zara (sold out, but they popped up on ebay)/ Purse: Cambridge Satchel Company/ Sunglasses: Ray-Ban/ Necklace: H&M (similar)/ Watch: Burberry/ Lipstick: Nars Matte Velvet Pencil in Bolero

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