Men’s SS19 Trend: Vertical Striped T-Shirts
We all know about the Fashion life cycle: one trend ends and another begins, but for SS19 we’re seeing a literal pivot with the top trend going from classic horizontal stripes to vertical stripes. We first saw the vertical stripe in the urban streetwear scene towards the end of the 2018 Festival season with the design predominantly displayed on loose, oversized tees making it the perfect ‘rave’ staple piece.
Now, as we step foot into SS19, we’re in a whirlwind of stripes from basic pinstripes to bold and colourful stripes however we predict out of all garments, striped tees are going to be the must have this season. Despite some of the tees coming in very bright and unique colours, which many clashing also, these t-shirts are surprisingly easy to wear. Pair with some ripped jeans for a funky evening look or when the hot weather comes around, they’ll look great matched with some shorts for the ultimate ‘Ibiza’ look.
As well as being extremely stylish, another benefit of a striped tee is that it gives the illusion of being taller and slimmer (and after the Christmas indulgence, we could all probably use some extra help). Olie Arnold, Mr Porter style director says, “It offers slimming qualities as the vertical line draws the eye up and down creating a lengthening effect.’”
Take a look at some of our favourite striped t-shirts of the season below from the likes of Fresh Couture, Sinners Attire, Mauvais & many more to come: from simple and sophisticated to loud and eye-catching.
Simple Striped T-Shirts
Bold Striped T-Shirts