Stripes that star
By MARY JANE PARK
© St. Petersburg Times
published January 24, 2002
Stripes add a festive note everywhere, from shop awnings to party tents to more elemental items. Bright colors enhance the mood.
Cooling green and blue stripes define these unbreakable acrylic drinking glasses for poolside refreshment. Double old-fashioned glass, $3.50; highball, $4.50; iced tea, $6. Pier 1 Imports.
|Canvas bag with bright-colored stripes is a great carryall. Mossimo tote. $17.99. Target.
||Fit for the beach in black and white or color, rubber soles have striped grosgrain ribbon thongs. $8.99 a pair. Stein Mart.
|Stripes give a carnival feel to tissue paper for wrapping gifts or lining a gift bag. Try them in hot or cool colors. Tissue paper, package of four sheets, $2.50; ColourLine by Carlton Cards, stationery, discount, department, grocery stores.
Eyeglasses in varying degrees of magnification help with the fine print. Multicolor stripe readers, $9.99; tiger stripe readers, $12.99. Both pairs, Stein Mart.
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