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Horizontal striped sweater

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  • Aug 13th, 2017 10:37 am
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Jan 13, 2017
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Horizontal striped sweater

Hey,

I noticed a lot of women wearing horizontal striped shirt/sweater more than guys.

Is striped shirt/sweater a trend for women or something??? I'm a male and I like the pattern but I don't know what others think about this horizontal stripe sweater.
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I wouldn't say it's a trend, it's just an optical illusion to appear slimmer. Look up the Helmholtz illusion.
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I am a man, and have tons of sweaters, a few with horizontal stripes. I think 4 or 5.

I wear a sweater almost daily in the fall and winter (with a dress shirt and tie). I just love them.
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Stripes r a unisex look.
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I saw a young guy today wearing a white top with navy stripes -- a nautical look.
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If you like horizontal stripes, wear them :)
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I wore a horiz. navy striped top today and saw a bunch of other ppl wearing something similar!
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hybrid09 wrote:
Jul 22nd, 2017 1:28 pm
I wouldn't say it's a trend, it's just an optical illusion to appear slimmer. Look up the Helmholtz illusion.
If u r not thin, horizontal stripes are supposed to emphasize your width.
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Becks wrote:
Aug 13th, 2017 3:43 am
If u r not thin, horizontal stripes are supposed to emphasize your width.
I find they also emphasize other things just below shoulder level ;)
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notfromqc wrote:
Aug 13th, 2017 10:26 am
I find they also emphasize other things just below shoulder level ;)
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