When I think of French girls, which has been happening a lot lately thanks to #arewefrenchyet, I think of one wardrobe essential: striped shirts. There are the classics—thin navy and white stripes and black and white boatneck knits—but the possibilities of where you can bring this basic are seemingly endless. You can play with proportions (choosing fit-to-the-skin shirts or your boyfriend’s worn-in baggy tee), color, direction (horizontal, vertical), and stripe width. Click through the gallery to find your next go-to.
supermarket: 10 stellar striped shirts
photo by james macari