Good Buy, Goodbye, Hello ♡ Stripes

Each month, Shelbee on the Edge and Nancy’s Fashion Style share good buys and good-byes. Anyone can join in, even you. How cute and fun, right?

This month’s theme is STRIPES

My Good Buy: Striped Top- Amazon

This summer, I added this striped tank to my wardrobe.

I love the high neck and casual, classic vibe this top has. It can easily be dressed up or down and it fits well! It was definitely a good buy 👍

Striped Top – check it out here

My Goodbye: Striped Drawstring Dress- Forever 21

I bought this striped dress a looong time ago. Though I’ve worn it many times, I haven’t in a while, so I decided to say goodbye…

My Hello– Boho Shoulder Bag- Upcycled

I transformed my striped dress into a boho shoulder bag. 🦋 A few weeks ago, my daughter and I refashioned one of her dresses into a cute fringe purse. I wanted to create a bag from this dress, because of its drawstring. I love how it turned out!

So there’s my striped good buy, goodbye and hello

Recently, I learned wearing stripes used to be an easy way for people to be warned you were dangerous, rebellious or outcast.

The Devil’s Cloth: A History of Stripes

More striped styles to check out on amazon

Published by Cool Esse

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7 thoughts on “Good Buy, Goodbye, Hello ♡ Stripes

  1. I love this post! So fun! I do love learning the history of different textiles, prints, and fashions. Isn’t it so funny how stripes indicated that you might be a dangerous person. Also, polka dots were highly offensive to wear during times of plague because the dots reminded people of the diseases! Thanks for the shout out for our fun little Good Buy/Good-Bye Book series!


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