Breton stripes are our go-to for nabbing that super on-point French girl style. They’re closet must-haves that never disappoint and always look sharp. Yet, this spring, we’re looking to mix things up stripes-wise. We know, we know — you shouldn’t mess with a classic, but trust us, these fresh takes on stripes are anything but ordinary. From bright colors to barely-there lines, here are 24 fresh ways to rock your French girl stripes in style.

Bright Bold Stripes

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Trade out those navy numbers for stripes that pack a punch. Multi-colored lines are no doubt attention-grabbing, but monochromatic stripes in varied sizes are just as impactful. (Photos via Stockholm Street Style, The Zoe Report)

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1. H&M Sleeveless Dress ($35): Put that basic striped dress to rest and jazz things up with a multi-hued, barcode-like print for a modern yet subtly ’60s vibe.

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2. Mara Hoffman Rainbow Stripe Crop Top ($139): Embrace the rainbow. We think this topper is a must for days when you need a little extra pep in your step.

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3. Vince Camuto Stripe Pleat A-Line Skirt ($129): A sunny yellow skirt is the ultimate pick-me-up for everything from a casual tee to a flirty, feminine top.

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4. River Island Stripe Sleeveless Zip Neck Top ($64): Give your stripes a groovy upgrade with bold blue bars and a zip turtleneck. Pair it up with some funky flares for an on-trend, ’70s-inspired look.

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5. Ann Taylor Mixed Stripe Flare Dress ($149): Statement-making stripes and an A-line silhouette strike the perfect balance between feminine and edgy.

Double Up

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No need to put your fave striped tee on the back burner. For a trendy new twist, style it with a linearly lined bottom. To keep things feeling classic, opt for complementary lines and colors on top and bottom. For a more fashion-forward approach, put those mixing and matching skills to work by pairing up horizontal and vertical stripes of various shapes and sizes. (Photo via Style.com)

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6. ModCloth As Pier Usual Top ($50): You’ll get major mileage with this lightweight tunic top. It looks good with everything from distressed denim to a polished pencil skirt.

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7. Zara Crease Striped Shorts ($50): Channeling a slight sailor vibe, these high-waisted shorts are ready to hit the seaside.

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8. City Chic Striped Floral Skirt ($42): Make your mornings easier by choosing a skirt that cuts out the whole florals-or-stripes equation (yes, it happens). Besides, who doesn’t like a little 2-for-1?

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9. Forever21 Striped Cami Bustier ($25): Whether you pair it up with with a striped skirt or solid, high-waisted joggers, this cami bustier will rack you up some serious style points.

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10. Leifsdottir Striped Jade Midi Top ($98) + Leifsdottir Jade Skirt ($80): How to wear double stripes at your nine-to-five? A classy matched set in an earthy shade of green, of course.

Go Sheer

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Barely there stripes are anything but boring. Small sheer panels show off the slightest hint of skin for a contemporary look. (Photos via Happily Grey, Wendy’s Lookbook)

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11. AQ AQ Belle Mini Dress with Plunge Neck in Sheer Stripe ($68): While this dress is definitely daring — hello, plunging neckline — long sleeves keep the look feeling balanced and classy.

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12. Missguided Cropped Sheer Stripe Knitted Top ($40): This cropped number has all the appeal of your classic Breton top, sans the colorful stripes.

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13. Dahlia Tiffany Pink Floral and Stripe Organza Skirt ($85): Sheer organza and a floral overlay give this layered skirt a flirty, feminine feel.

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14. Cameo Department Overlay Bustier ($148): This sheer-panel top is ideal for a night out, paired with a high-waisted skirt or skinny jeans and a statement collar necklace.

Leather Stripes

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What happens when you mix iconic lines and leather? Chic, edgy style that can’t be beat. (Photos via Style.com, Vestaire Collective)

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15. ASOS Tank in Leather in Stripe Print ($36): French-girl stripes meets fashion It Girl in this sleek leather crop top.

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16. Marc by Marc Jacobs Turn Around Kim Striped Leather Shoulder Bag ($200): Wear your stripes on the side with a bold, graphic bag. It instantly adds interest to an all-black ensemble and even elevates already vibrant outfits.

Bohemian Babe Stripes

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Marine-inspired lines go boho this spring with laid-back silhouettes and unexpected pieces. (Photos via Charcoal Alley, Yard of Girls)

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17. Free People Indigo Stripe Flares ($128): Swap out those lightly lined tops for psychedelic striped flares.

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18. Silence + Noise V-Neck Striped Tee Dress ($69): Soft, oversized and totally comfy, this multi-banded frock is the ultimate in lazy-girl dressing.

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19. Charlotte Russe Striped Strappy Wide Leg Jumpsuit ($30): Jumpsuits + nautical stripes = a match made in spring-wardrobe heaven.

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20. Faithfull the Brand Wanderer Dress ($120): This dress is just begging for you to whisk it off to all your favorite warm-weather destinations.

Mismatched Prints

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Mixing seemingly clashing prints? A fashion faux pas it is not! They key to pulling off this adventurous look is to pair up prints in similar hues. (Photo via Mochaccino Land)

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21. Old Navy Striped Pocket Tank ($12): A classic blue- and white-striped tank is the perfect piece to rock with both bold prints and basics.

22. Lovers and Friends Willow Pants ($40): These free-flowing floral pants would anchor a mix-and-match stripe look any day.

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23. Banana Republic Floral Ponte Sweatshirt ($50): Here, dark, look-at-me florals are ideally matched with more toned-down stripes in a complementary hue.

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24. Aritzia Babaton Rembert Pant ($145): Artsy stripes with a just-drawn feel give these spring-ready cropped trousers a cool, contemporary vibe.

How do you like to wear your stripes? Which of these styles are you ready to give a try? Tell us about it in the comments!