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Monochrome Madness

The combination of black and white stripes is an enduring classic regardless of the season. From verticals to horizontals to pinstripes and bold patterns, there’s a wealth of choice to suit all tastes.



Get the Look: From the high end to the high street, Felicity Glover helps you to get the look

Step out in style in this chic black-and-white striped dress from M&S. Cool and elegant, it’s a perfect look for the summer.

Make a bold statement in this pretty “Sophie” linen dress from Monsoon that will easily take you from the office to dinner.

Keep it casual in a vertical striped tie-dyed maxi dress from Monsoon that is perfect for the beach or lunch by the pool.

This floppy straw hat from Matalan is a fun accessory, not to mention a great idea to protect your skin from the harsh rays of the sun.

Oversized sunglasses are essential during the summer, such as this pair from Next.

Strappy sandals are a must for the summer and these contrast striped heels from New Look are right on trend this season.