by Marisa Marcantonio

Stripes are literally everywhere for spring. Available in varying thickness and color, add fashionable stripes to your wardrobe and your home. They have a happiness factor you cannot deny. Pack a visual punch and stripe it rich when the weather turns warm. Don't you want to earn your stripes?

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The Venezia Pavillion from Z Gallerie will transform your outdoor space into a Dorothy Draper inspired getaway.

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Marilyn Ballet Flats in black and white stripes with red accents from Pretty Ballerinas.

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The Lakehouse indoor outdoor rugs from Dash and Albert have a wide classic awning stripe that works in a variety of settings.

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The Kate Dress from Minnie Mortimer is a classic sailor shirt as dress.
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Brushstroke Bow Anabel is lacquered canvas from Kate Spade with a darling bow detail.

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Candy Shop Jeanette Dress is an easy shirt dress from Kate Spade.

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Black scallop stripe one piece swimsuit from Top Shop.

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Jot a note on a customized zig zag striped notepad from LA Plates.

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Urban Outfitter's Cabana Stripe Duvet Cover is a lot of bang for the buck in a wonderful peachy sorbet color.
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6" Hand painted Metal Ticking Stripe Chandelier Shade from Shades of Light is a way to add a striped element in a small dose.

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The Wycliff Chest with painted stripes lined in turquoise from Pier 1 is a way to make a big impact with stripes.

West Elm Striped Shower Curtain in citron shows stripes horizontally.

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Sunbrella Round Umbrella with stripes from Pottery Barn has thick stripes that look great.

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Land's End Classic Oxford Stripe Duvet Cover combines stripes of varying thickness, reminiscent of French textiles.

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A crisp blue and white vase from Target brings a little bit of seaside to your home.

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The stripe that started it all, from French purveyors of all things striped since 1850, Saint James. J. Crew carries their beloved Naval II Tee.

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Tribal Triangle Dessert Plates from West Elm have a painterly stripe.