Clare V Crossbody Strap

Stripe to it!

I’ve always had a love affair with stripes. They are classic, timeless and yet always manage to be modern too! One of my favorite things to wear in springtime is a pair of striped pants. I always look for pants that have a little extra detail about them, especially if it’s a nautical detail like a rope tie waist.

Most of my outfit is vintage Anthropologie, however since it’s a timeless look I will be linking to similar items that are currently available. The pants I love because they love a long slit up the side and it gives them an interesting detail especially on a windy day LOL. White goes amazing with blue so I wore a flowy top with flutter sleeves, the sleeves have tiny embroidered flowers on them which are really on trend right now.

My purse, however, is new and I am LOVING it! I have been wearing it everyday. It’s by a designer named Clare V. I have a few of her handbags, I started following her a few years ago. Her clutch purses are especially cute! I will do a separate post just on Clare V soon.

Outfit is vintage except: purse, petite Alice in cream woven, Clare V, $175 shown with optional crossbody strap in natural with red and green stripes, Clare V, $55, sandals are Birkenstocks Arizona White BirkoFlor Sandal, Nordstrom, $99.95

Here are a few striped pants I love! Option 1: These are linen, have an elastic waist, pockets, and a slit in the leg! Red Carter Paris Pants in Blue, Anthropologie, $98



Here’s another option, also from Anthropologie and these are 20% off today! Option #2: I absolutely love the corseted waist on these! Chiara Corseted Wide-Leg Pants in brown motif, Anthropologie, on sale for $104 today regularly $130

Option #3: These are beachy wide leg pants and also currently on sale for 20% off. Best of all they come in standard length, petitie, and plus sizes. Grab these quick! Beachy Wide-Leg Pants in Steps Beach Blue Stripe, Anthropologie, on sale for $104 regularly $130

For tops, if your pants have a lot going on then I would go with a solid colored top. I love the ruffle detail on this one plus the longer sleeves because it is still a little chilly here. Cremieux Ruffled Top in Ivory, Anthropologie, $60

Here’s another ruffle top which is currently on sale for only $34! Liverpool Ruffle Cotton Blend Top in White, Nordstrom, $34 (regularly $60)

My sunglasses are from J Crew from a few seasons ago but I found a pair on their website that are very similar! Cabana Oversized Sunglasses in Vibrant Flame, J Crew, $65 (on sale for $45.50 with code “LUCKYYOU”)

Finally, I am going to do a separate blog post on this bag but here is my Clare V purse which I just adore. I changed out the strap and added a tassel to personalize it. I get so many compliments on this bag! Petite Alice in cream woven, Clare V, $175

Personalized with crossbody strap in Natural with Green and Red Stripes, Clare V, $55

And Tassel Hook, Clare V, $45 (mine is an older color combination and not currently available)

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