Nautical stripes are a staple that should be in every Chicista’s closet. Not only is it a classic for anytime of the year, but it can also be worn in many different ways. You can it dress casually for a day of shopping or a coffee date with a friend or you can dress it up after work for a happy hour with your coworkers. The possibilities are endless with the perfect nautical shirt.

A great way to pair up your striped shirt is with leather skinnies and some loafers or fashion sneakers. This gives you an effortless yet well put together look for any daytime running around that you may have. If you want to wear stripes to work but need to look happy hour appropriate at your favorite wine bar, how about swapping the leather skinnies for a black flowy skirt? Just wear a red lip before leaving work to give you a more made-up look.

These are our suggestions on how to wear this classic item but if you’d still like a few more, check out our video!