When I spotted this photo of tennis player Ana Ivanovic of Serbia, who was playing at the Kremlin Cup, I was struck by its beautiful striped pattern. Of course, stripes are innately sporty. They show up on basketball jerseys, on the lines painted onto tracks, and on the racing silks of jockeys.
Stripes are also all over the home design world. From this Modern Basics Pillow ($72) to subtly patterned sofas, stripes rule.
To see some of my stripe finds,