Listen… no one loves a designer label more than I do! However, for style on a budget  you have to apply what you see and love from your fashion bibles to real life. So when I saw this Soprano 3/4 sleeve striped dress on the rack at Marshalls, I remembered all the places I had seen this great trend!

Vicki Beckham picked a striped dress to wear on the cover of her fashion advice book, “That Extra Half an Inch”…a personal fav. In this book, she SHUTS DOWN the bad wrap horizontal stripes have gotten for years! She accessorizes her dress with some stilettos and voila… instant POSH!

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Vogue agrees, and featured Gwen in stripes on the cover…

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StyleList for Mobile showed 3 celebs in their favorite striped French Connection Dress. Love Paris rocking the dress with tights and heels. I have worn mine with a red silk scarf and flats for a tres French feel… plan on dressing it up with a studded belt in the future. No matter how you choose to wear it, STRIPES are HERE to STAY, so grab yourself a piece! If you don’t want to jump into a dress, try a blazer or bag!

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xoxo Lina