As far as basics go, stripes are as necessary a wardrobe piece as a great pair of sunnies or dark blue skinnies. And not only are we seeing them everywhere this fall, but they're popping up right here in our own office. We're well aware that the Breton striped shirt has been a fashion staple since Sonia Rykiel was a little girl, and we suggest you follow our lead: Don't go without one. For some specific inspiration, we styled rag & bone sales associate Kimberly Frank in three perfect (different) striped looks using the same $29.90 Uniqlo top—super-easy, super-versatile, super-cheap. Done, done, and way done.
Click through to see how to pair it with cardis, jackets, shawls. It's an easy way to add a surprising bit of sophistication. Let's just cross our fingers that we don't all wear this awesome piece on the same day! .