One T-Shirt, Four ways

I’m really excited to be back guest blogging again for The Thrift! It was great to hear and see all the positive feedback about my last post. I thought it would be interesting to do another piece where I style an item four different ways.

Today I am styling a stripe t-shirt from the brand Ninety Percent that I picked up from Barnardo’s for just £4. I have been looking for a striped t-shirt for a while but have never been able to find one that encapsulates my style. I often read that a stripe top should be a staple in everyone’s wardrobe but sometimes I find it hard to style them in new and creative ways. I fell in love with this top while I was rummaging through the rails of my local Barnardo’s shop and thought I would challenge myself to find four unique ways to style it.

For my first outfit I wanted to create something that incorporated mixed prints, a trend I’m loving right now. I paired the t-shirt with a wrap around silky skirt by the Diesel Black and Gold brand that I also picked up from Barnardo’s. I feel like the mix of the subtle red print in the skirt paired with the red stripe in the top. It makes a perfect day to night look.

HarietFor my second outfit I wanted to create a staple summer outfit. Something that would be really easy to wear and restyle with a different tee for a new look. I tied the t-shirt in a knot and layered it over a simple vintage Ghost slip dress that I picked up on eBay. You could also easily put the t-shirt under the dress for a slightly different vibe. I love this look as it is really easy and interchangeable!

Hariet 1

This outfit is a classic take on how you might wear a stripe t-shirt. I wanted to do a little colour blocking so added this bright red Bitte Kai Rand button up top that I got from TK Maxx. I like the idea of wearing this top as a sort of jacket to make a bold statement. I wanted this outfit to show that you can style it simply but still be creative at the same time.

Hariet 2

For my last outfit I wanted to have a little fun and do something a little different. I layered the t-shirt under this crochet dress by Sezanne which I got from Scope. I carried on colour blocking by tying a white denim jacket around my waist which I picked up in TRAID in London. I feel like by keeping the outfit to only three colours, it makes it fresh and interesting without being too chaotic.

Hariet 3

I really hope you enjoyed my second four ways styling blog post for The Thrift and it have given you some styling ideas on how you could incorporate a stripe t-shirt into your summer wardrobe!

For more styling ideas head over to my Instagram  and to read some of my eBay and charity shop guides go to my blog.

Big thanks to Harriet for styling and sharing her pre-loved find with us this week on The-Thrift. Be sure to head over to Instagram and give her a follow.

Want to share your top Barnardo’s finds with us and feature on The-Thrift? Comment below and we’ll get in touch!

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