Stripes: Design That Will Never Disappoint You

From road signs to catwalks, stripes are everywhere. When it comes to the event planning industry, it is no exception either. To tell the truth, there is nothing surprising about it – iconic and versatile, this timeless design can easily revamp your décor without making it tiresome. In this blog, we’ll tell you everything you need to know about stripes, and what they have to do with our online store.

Where Do They Come from?

Though there is nothing more classic than stripes, striped clothing used to carry negative connotations in Western cultures. Rewinding the time back to the Medieval era – it was only criminals, clowns, or prostitutes that wore a garment with black and white stripes, which were seen as evil. Luckily, in the nineteenth century, a new definition of stripes was finally created after Queen Victoria dressed her son in a striped sailor suit. Stripes were then connected with everything nautical and became extremely popular with swimmers.

It was the beginning of the twentieth century when stripes became a mainstream design. Inspired by the French Riviera workers’ uniform, Coco Channel adopted those iconic white and navy stripes in her designs. Later in the 20th century, striped clothing was worn by almost everybody from Marylin Monroe to Pablo Picasso. During the ‘60s and the ‘70s, stripes acquired rebellious connotations and were worn by those who questioned the fashion authority.

Striped Satin Table Runner

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Where Do They Come from?

Though there is nothing more classic than stripes, striped clothing used to carry negative connotations in Western cultures. Rewinding the time back to the Medieval era – it was only criminals, clowns, or prostitutes that wore a garment with black and white stripes, which were seen as evil. Luckily, in the nineteenth century, a new definition of stripes was finally created after Queen Victoria dressed her son in a striped sailor suit. Stripes were then connected with everything nautical and became extremely popular with swimmers.

It was the beginning of the twentieth century when stripes became a mainstream design. Inspired by the French Riviera workers’ uniform, Coco Channel adopted those iconic white and navy stripes in her designs. Later in the 20th century, striped clothing was worn by almost everybody from Marylin Monroe to Pablo Picasso. During the ‘60s and the ‘70s, stripes acquired rebellious connotations and were worn by those who questioned the fashion authority.

Striped Satin Table Runner

Striped Satin Table Chair Sash

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Shop for Stripes from eFavormart

Needless to mention, stripes can be used everywhere. Depending on their color, width, and density, they can be traditional, modern, or playful. Such a striking versatility is probably the main reason why they have been popular for decades and never fell out of fashion. If you are an event planner who knows how to decorate with taste, there is no doubt that stripes are among your favorites. Since we share sentiments about this immortal design too, our online store is brimming with striped items.

Certainly, our tablecloth line offers the biggest selection of striped options, which will fascinate you with their range. For instance, if you are looking to connect the seamless gloss of satin with the timeless flair of stripes, we are at your service with our black and white striped table runner with “skinny” stripes, as well as our freshly arrived rectangular and round striped tablecloth with the broader stripes. Whatever your choice is, please bear in mind that both varieties of stripes also offer runners and chair sashes. In terms of colors, our thin-striped linens come in more colors than a rainbow could offer. As for our freshly arrived broad-striped linens, these come in classic hues, such as black, navy, and red.

Shop for Stripes from eFavormart

Needless to mention, stripes can be used everywhere. Depending on their color, width, and density, they can be traditional, modern, or playful. Such a striking versatility is probably the main reason why they have been popular for decades and never fell out of fashion. If you are an event planner who knows how to decorate with taste, there is no doubt that stripes are among your favorites. Since we share sentiments about this immortal design too, our online store is brimming with striped items.

Certainly, our tablecloth line offers the biggest selection of striped options, which will fascinate you with their range. For instance, if you are looking to connect the seamless gloss of satin with the timeless flair of stripes, we are at your service with our black and white striped table runner with “skinny” stripes, as well as our freshly arrived rectangular and round striped tablecloth with the broader stripes. Whatever your choice is, please bear in mind that both varieties of stripes also offer runners and chair sashes. In terms of colors, our thin-striped linens come in more colors than a rainbow could offer. As for our freshly arrived broad-striped linens, these come in classic hues, such as black, navy, and red.

Striped Satin Table Chair Sash

Those who are seeking to bring a rustic touch into their table settings should pay particular attention to our striped linens made of burlap. To this effect, you can go for our neutral-colored natural chambury casa burlap runner with horizontal stripes or remain true to the classics by dressing up your settings with our striped natural burlap table runner and jute striped chair sash. Whether you work striped linens into your décor or not, your ensemble will acquire that cutting-edge feel with our striped spandex chair covers.

Striped Burlap Runner

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Those who are seeking to bring a rustic touch into their table settings should pay particular attention to our striped linens made of burlap. To this effect, you can go for our neutral-colored natural chambury casa burlap runner with horizontal stripes or remain true to the classics by dressing up your settings with our striped natural burlap table runner and jute striped chair sash. Whether you work striped linens into your décor or not, your ensemble will acquire that cutting-edge feel with our striped spandex chair covers.

Striped Burlap Runner

Striped Blackout Curtains

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How to Match Stripes?

Like a magnet to the eyes, stripes can instantly become a focal point – that’s why decorating with them can be intimidating. However, the reality is not so frightening. In fact, there are lots of ways to introduce stripes into any decor in a stylish manner. For your convenience, we’ve rounded up a few of them.

  • Small Doses

If you are looking for a sure-fire way to avoid overkill when working with stripes, try to introduce them in small portions. For instance, when setting up a tablescape, you can drape our freshly arrived broad-striped runners atop your solid-colored linens or complement your neutral-hued ensemble with our neutral-colored natural chambury casa burlap runner with horizontal stripes.

  • Make the Classics Your Compass

Another way to ensure a cohesive look is to go for classic stripes. That said, instead of taking risks with yellow or neon green, you can test the waters with the iconic black and white – just see how elegantly these drapes pair with the surroundings!

How to Match Stripes?

Like a magnet to the eyes, stripes can instantly become a focal point – that’s why decorating with them can be intimidating. However, the reality is not so frightening. In fact, there are lots of ways to introduce stripes into any decor in a stylish manner. For your convenience, we’ve rounded up a few of them.

  • Small Doses

If you are looking for a sure-fire way to avoid overkill when working with stripes, try to introduce them in small portions. For instance, when setting up a tablescape, you can drape our freshly arrived broad-striped runners atop your solid-colored linens or complement your neutral-hued ensemble with our neutral-colored natural chambury casa burlap runner with horizontal stripes.

  • Make the Classics Your Compass

Another way to ensure a cohesive look is to go for classic stripes. That said, instead of taking risks with yellow or neon green, you can test the waters with the iconic black and white – just see how elegantly these drapes pair with the surroundings!

Striped Blackout Curtains
  • Commit to Striped Patterns You Love

If you found a striped pattern of your dreams, you can repeat it throughout your space. Let’s take this picture for example. In addition to that much-needed continuity and flow that these linens give, they also add a major wow factor. However, in order to make sure that stripes take a central stage, keep the surroundings neutral.

Besides the tips mentioned above, we strongly recommend you mix stripes with polka dots, as well as floriated and animal prints – just stick within the same color palette. On top of that, stripes are more dramatic with a hit of solid mixed in.

Red/White Striped Satin Chair Sash

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  • Commit to Striped Patterns You Love

If you found a striped pattern of your dreams, you can repeat it throughout your space. Let’s take this picture for example. In addition to that much-needed continuity and flow that these linens give, they also add a major wow factor. However, in order to make sure that stripes take a central stage, keep the surroundings neutral.

Besides the tips mentioned above, we strongly recommend you mix stripes with polka dots, as well as floriated and animal prints – just stick within the same color palette. On top of that, stripes are more dramatic with a hit of solid mixed in.

Red/White Striped Satin Chair Sash

Since stripes can really become an instant accent, they are extremely popular with fashion designers, home décor professionals, and event planners. In order to help you keep up with design trends, we offer a huge collection of striped products, which is expanding on a regular basis. Before you go to check out our entire range, please share your thoughts and ideas regarding stripes with us in the comments below!

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