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Sarah Finnan

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Social Pictures: The Coca-Cola Zero Sugar Christmas Feast
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Amanda Cassidy

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The untold anxiety of pregnancy after miscarriage

Sophie White

This Clifden cottage with breathtaking mountain views is on the market for €550,000
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My ectopic pregnancy: ‘I didn’t know what was happening to me’

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RCGD Global: The woman-led organisation promoting ‘green’ fashion on the red carpet
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7 Sophisticated Striped Tops


By Marie Kelly
22nd Jun 2016
7 Sophisticated Striped Tops

It’s tempting to think that if the traditional?Breton top was good enough for Coco Chanel, it’s good enough for you and me. But?every modern classic can do with?a touch of reinvention now and then. Here are five fun and fashionable ways to add a little oomph to a maritime stripe.

Add a cool graphic

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Striped T-shirt with motif, €36 (on sale) at bimbaylola.com

Choose a crop

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Bayou top, €108.50 (on sale) at claudiepierlot.com

Inject colour

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Striped top, €29.95 at Zara

Choose feminine detailing

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Striped top, €49.95 at uterque.com

Go cold shoulder

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Off-the-shoulder top, €12.99 at H&M

Go backless

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Striped top, €29 at stories.com

Tie a knot

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Knot front top, €29.95 at Zara