With manly, nautical roots, stripes are a quintessential part of spring menswear. They're also the easiest way to add a little pattern to your wardrobe. Best of all, our selections are all $80 and under, making now the perfect time to show your stripes.

Our top pick? Stock up on J. Crew's No Show Socks (#4)–they're perfect for getting that "sockless" look without sacrificing your comfort.

1. Uniqlo Stripe Parka, $39.90

2. Onitsuka Tiger by Asics Mexico 66 Paraty, $80

3. Vineyard Vines Stripe Canvas Club Belt, $49.50

4. J. Crew Stripe No Show Socks, $10

5. Saturdays Surf NYC Schulze Stripe Swim Trunks, $75 

6. Ted Baker London Purnsly Driving Cap, $55

7. Topman Dash Stripe Shirt, $56


Lily Ko (lily7x7 @gmail.com) studied fashion design and merchandising at Central Saint Martins and the Academy of Art University. In addition to writing for 7x7, Lily is on the creative team at Pottery Barn, and works as a freelance stylist, writer, and designer.