Stripes always look good in the sunshine, and as it's set to be hot for weeks to come, it’s a good idea to stock up on the print. From a casual pair of shorts covered in parallel lines to a nautical-inspired overshirt, here’s how the guys at ASOS HQ are doing retro-flavoured stripes for SS18.
INSPIRATION AND ADVICE
HOW WE DO: RETRO STRIPES
By Lakeisha Goedluck, 28 July 2018
He teams his piece of old-school-flavoured kit with a bold logo-print adidas T-shirt and continues to rep the label with his socks and his shorts. In an ultimate salute to The Brand With The Three Stripes, he finishes off his look with a pair of sneakerhead-savvy Yeezy creps.
Here, our junior editor Warren is giving off serious Shaggy from Scooby-Doo vibes with his ensemble. On his top half, he opts for a longline striped top in orange for a bit of funky 60s flair and pairs it with roll-cuffed corduroy trousers on his bottom half.
Another fierce supporter of adidas, Warren dons the brand’s iconic Gazelle trainers – a silhouette first launched at the end of the 60s – to complement his throwback threads.
If casual cuts with a streetwear edge is the aesthetic you’re hoping to nail, our artworker Nawal has got the look down to a tee. He keeps his style breezy with a short-sleeved grey-marl shirt but injects some character with his choice of navy striped trousers.
It’s a given that when summer rocks around you’re bound to spend plenty of time chilling at the park or frittering the day away at the pub. Want a getup that’s suitable for both? Well, our fashion editor Ben has got you sorted.