Horizontal stripes is a topic I’ve been meaning to write about some time now.
Every time my husband sees me wearing horizontal strips he can’t help himself, the words splatter out of his mouth … “horizontal stripes make a person look fat”. Lucky for him it makes me laugh every time. Why? It’s simple really – the truth is that worn correctly horizontal stripes will even make you look thinner than vertical stripes. There are of course things to watch out for and a few do’s and don’ts, but the main message of this post is a plea to all of you to keep on wearing or try wearing horizontal stripes!
Keep reading to find out more about the surprising truth about horizontal stripes.
The Surprising Truth About Horizontal Stripes
The secret in wearing horizontal stripes well depends on the thickness of the stripes and how long the striped item you are wearing is. Worn well horizontal stripes can actually make you look slimmer than vertical stripes.
A few do’s and don’ts I live by when wearing stripes:
Make sure the stripes are not too thick
Make sure the item you are wearing is long
Keep to narrow cut clothing
Soft fabrics work better
Thick horizontal stripes
Short items with horizontal stripes
Wide or oversized styles with horizontal stripes
Stiff fabrics with horizontal stripes
Dress – Phisique du role, available in a number of stores in Switzerland
Bag – Sarah Haran
Sunglasses – Rejane Rosenberger
Hat – Prada (similar here)
Phisique du role available in the following stores in Switzerland: Aarau ANNEHOUSE.ch, Ascona @yasmineperjennifer, Bern @cph_switzerland, Crans Montana @dedeconceptstore, Nyon @ladressenyonofficiel, Neuchatel @boutiquecollection.ne, Lausanne @boutiquekenko_hoshi, Uster @boutiquegraceuster, Zug @doemaboutique , Richterswil @casteljac_richterswil , Zurich @rejanerosenbergerdesign, @golden_carrot_shoes_zurich, @sam_by_regenpfeifer
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