Bloggers Do B&W Stripes Better

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Are you ready for a dizzying conglomeration of black and white stripes? Fashion world, prepare yourselves, because this is how bloggers do black and white stripes better! Nobody was more amazed than I when the Spring/Summer ’13 collections churned out endless amounts of the monochromatic pattern formerly reserved for inmates. I have always had a fondness for stripes, often pulling on a Breton-striped shirt and jeans and calling it a day. But this season was different. We saw bold, thick, statement-making swashes of black and white. There’s nothing delicate about this trend. And if loving the indelicate is wrong, I don’t want to be right. Click below to see the full link-up of bloggers wearing Spring’s hottest trend!

Tip: click “Crop first” when given the option. The most eye-catching photos (which will get you more views) are the ones that are closer up, like a detail shot. Frame your crop so that it’s properly displaying the challenge trend. And remember, to avoid deletion, only enter your blog’s name (not your own)!

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Remember, blog names only! No personal names in the submission title please!

Photo credits (clockwise from top left): 1, 2, 3, 4

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30 Comments

  1. 03.27.2013 / 1:59 pm

    I love this theme, too! 🙂 It’s my 2nd time join but instead of my blog’s name, which is Brands for Grabs, I keyed in my name. Waaa.. if you could edit it, I’d appreciate it. 🙂 Thanks much!

  2. 03.27.2013 / 2:28 pm

    […] so easily take this look a little edgier, though. Would you wear black and white stripes? Click here to see how other bloggers styled this spring […]

  3. Marie
    03.27.2013 / 4:00 pm

    You changed your thumbnail. I have your site bookmarked and I could not find the pink sparkly heart. I’m like “where did it go?” I’ll have to subscribe via e-mail to make sure I don’t miss a post. T

    • 03.27.2013 / 5:27 pm

      You can still find it! It’s now a P. 🙂 I found lots of sites were copying the whole heart thing so I decided to make a favicon that was more in line with my design 🙂 sorry for the change-up!

      • Marie
        03.28.2013 / 6:03 pm

        I got it! Thanks for your reply. I have it bookmarked and I’ve subscribed via email. Love your blog!!

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  5. callie
    03.29.2013 / 2:43 am

    Love all the striped outfits. =) I’m new to this linkup so I didn’t realize I should have linked up a black and white striped outfit lol. =) feel free to delete my link if necessary. I’ll be sure to look before I link next time. =)Great post, btw!
    ~Callie
    http://www.creationsbycallie.com

  6. jess
    04.03.2013 / 7:50 am

    I am completely in love with picture no. 39.

  7. 04.04.2013 / 5:15 am

    Happily just uploaded my look! I am #73 – hope you like it! XX

  8. 04.15.2013 / 2:53 pm

    […] *This post is linked up at Pretty Shiny Sparkly – Bloggers Do B&W Stripes Better […]

  9. 07.11.2014 / 1:43 am

    […] why I was so excited when I saw Pretty Shiny Sparkly was having another blogging challenge, Bloggers Do B&W Stripes Better. The first time I ever participated in this link up was last summer when I wore this bright coral […]

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