As utilitarian staples, streamlined minimalism, and elevated suiting make a strong impression on the fashion circuit, one of the most basic yet versatile prints – pinstripes makes a comeback as the sartorial sensation of this season and the next. From wrap dresses to corsets, from miniskirts to oversized suits and denim jackets, pinstripes have made an appearance in every possible silhouette and shape with a more-cool-than-corporate aesthetics. Yes, this is the classic cool era of pinstripes. And below, we have some easy and edgy pinstripe-dominated looks by the influencer and celebrity set to inspire and evoke the ideal mix of formal and casual in your 2023 style.
Jennifer Lopez & Ben Affleck
You can never go wrong with a well-fitted wrap dress. And JLo proves that with this power glam pinstriped look with Ben Affleck as the perfect arm candy.
Oversized pinstriped shirts are the most effortless way to join the much in-trend no-pants club. A truly chill off-duty essential!
(L-R) Xiayan, Janibell Rosanne & Emili Sindlev
(L-R) Irene & Pernille Teisbaek
Well, all you need is a pinstriped blazer, jacket, or coat (preferably oversized) to switch up the mood from refined to relaxed and everything in-between.
Leonie Hanne & Bella Hadid
Mini skirt or midi skirt, street cool or opulent chic – be prepared to serve versatile sass with a pinstriped skirt.
(L-R) Füsun Lindner & Corinn
(L-R) Marie Schultz & Kaia Gerber
Elevate your wardrobe basics with pinstriped pants to strike a balance between ease and elegance.
(L-R) Szymon Brzoska, Mia Luckie & Miray
(L-R) YOYO CAO, Dua Lipa & Giada Ghignoni
From oversized fits to the slim fit, from luxe chic to elevated simplicity, pinstriped suits and sets definitely make a high-octane statement – after all, double the stripes, double the cool quotient.
If you need a shortcut for that unexpected edge, get yourself a pinstriped corset and make it the shining star of your ’smart casual’ outfit.
Karishma is a science nerd turned fashion and beauty writer who loves talking about trends as much as eating desserts. Gucci, salted caramel ice-cream, jewels, and Simba (her dog) make up four chambers of her heart. Like Karishma’s story? Drop her a line in the comments section below.