You’re 40+. You’ve earned your stripes, so isn’t it about time you started wearing them?
If you need a little inspiration for how to wear this tried and true print, then check out these 40+ Instagrammers. Their stylish outfits prove that stripes can be a fabulous addition to your summer wardrobe.
You don’t have wear stripes head-to-toe to get a sporty look. Tamera proves that a little goes a long way when you’re looking to add a little punch to a summer outfit. Don’t miss my Styleblazer interview with Tamera about having fun with fashion.
Here’s a creative way to wear stripes. Bev from Australia has whipped together a playful modern outfit that combines fun, striped leggings with a black t-shirt and a ribbed bomber jacket. Don’t you love the way the silver sneakers give her outfit a modern, space-age vibe?
A simple striped navy and white t-shirt dress with a banded color blocked bottom gives this dress a modern nautical vibe. Great outfit for Britta’s casual Arizona lifestyle which you can read more about in my Styleblazer interview with this popular blogger.
Big, bold stripes take confidence to wear which is probably why they look so right on this stylish European Instagrammer. What a cute everyday outfit for running around town and doing some shopping and errands.
Masculine meets feminine in this cute summer shirt dress that combines two big summer trends: the menswear shirt reimagined and the off the shoulder neckline. Petula, who lives in Hong Kong, has added a cute crocheted purse and soft blue sandals for a breezy summertime look.
Speaking about off the shoulder, take a look at this. Jennifer shows us how to look super summer pretty in a cold shoulder striped top. Love the way she has accessorized the top with big hoop earrings and a bold gold bangle bracelet.
Who knew straight lines could make you look so curvy? Susan, a mid-50’s blogger from Boston, is one of my Styleblazers. Susan proves that wide, chunky stripes can be very flattering on a slinky tank dress and the right figure.
We’re all used to seeing black or navy stripes worn with bright contrasting primary colors like red, yellow and even bright green. Cathy from Texas, (Another Fabulous After 40 Styleblazer) puts a modern spin on things by wearing a pale pastel blue cardigan with her black and white striped blouse. Fresh!
Zilla, a South African from Australia looks like the Queen Bee of fashion in this dramatic and darling little black dress that perfectly flatters her cute figure.
Colored stripes have been on everyone’s radar this summer including Nicole’s. The popular trendspotter looks sunny and sensational in this punchy orange striped top that she has expertly styled with a bright floral bag.
Mama looks good! Pretty tone-on-tone stripes from Janise. Her dusty pink bag makes this outfit look pastel perfect. Don’t miss seeing more of Janise’s style in my Styleblazer post.
Stripes couldn’t get any more fun than the way Suzi has styled them. Sometimes more is more!
I’m always on the lookout for Stylish women to feature. Be sure to add the #fabulousafter40 HASHTAG to your Instagram posts so I can find you easily!