Pattern hypothesis

So. I had this theory.

My theory is that I only have plain or striped tops because I just don’t try.

The mission:

To look at the 2663 tops at Shopbop and see how many patterned tops I would actually buy (if money were no object). The tops had to have a pattern of some sort. Stripes not allowed.

The result:  A 0.7% success rate.

Here’s my pick of the patterned tops:

I would basically buy any shirt from Equipment.

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Liked this DSQUARED2 shirt:
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By Marlene Berger (A like, not a love. Would look better under a jacket.):

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Bec & Bridge (love the pattern mix):

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Free People (I’ve been stalking the first one, but just worried about the fabric quality):
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Joie:

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Maison Scotch:

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MiH:

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Splendid:

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In summary:

  • 17 tops out of 2663.
  • Half button downs – which are a pain to iron, and they are mostly over 200 dollars.
  • A very limited colour palette – blue, white, black, neutrals.

So, statistically the chances of me buying a pattern shirt are very low, and probably not worth worrying about.

Therefore, I am not to blame for my dull wardrobe, and the correct solution is to buy more scarves instead.