As traditional fashion rules dictate, some hues pair well with most any other shade. This list of neutrals includes black, brown, gray, nude, and, for some, navy. But, we feel strongly that this color catalog is incomplete. The missing ingredient? Prints. We've been treating patterns like gingham, camouflage, and Breton stripes like neutrals all along, so it's about time we offered 'em the official title, don't you think?
For the same reason we own multiple pairs of black pants — we can wear them with basically anything — we have double or triple that number of striped tees. If a print can pass the mismatched-outfit test and come out unscathed, it's pretty much in the clear for wear-with-everything status. You already know our stance is decidedly not neutral, so we offer up five patterns ahead for your critical review.