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New Directions: We're Loving Spring's Awning Stripes

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    We're not quite sure why the vertical stripe hasn't gotten as much time in the sun as its better-known cousin, the horizontal stripe. Once you overlook its referee uniform connotations, you'll see that awning stripes are super flattering. They elongate your body, which means they'll give you a visual boost in height, which we never say no to.

    Plus, they call to mind the cheerful, summertime awnings we so associate with this season. No better way to get into the sunshine-y spirit, right? Ahead, we've picked five magical pieces that'll let you show off your stripes in a new way this spring.
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