Dress of the day: Ella Moss Sam Striped Dress
Ella Moss Sam Striped Dress £116.99 at Shopbop >>>
If you're signed up to our weekly newsletter (if not, why not? Click here to get in on the action!) you may have noticed that the whole Aigua Media team is currently going batty for black and white stripes. We had striped bags, striped shoes and striped dresses on show in our top product picks, and seeing all those humbug-inspired items in one place has done nothing to quash my enthusiasm for the trend.
Thanks to big-ticket fashion week shows going stripey for Summer 2013 (Marc Jacobs in particular loved this look) high street stores, designer collection and boutiques alike are full of fab striped pieces.
This Ella Moss dress is one of my favourites so far, because of the clever positioning of different stripes that gives it shape and structure. The bodice tackles the 'stripes make you look bigger' myth with cleverly placed diagonal panels to pull the eye in and streamline the body, and the curved stripes on the skirt give it fullness when you twirl. Gorgeous!