? Stripes and fashion design. The stripe is an old Dutch length measure.In 1820 the stripe was set to 1 millimeter. Striped shirts in different colors. A striped shirt for men is available in every color. Of course in the colors green and blue. Other variants are ‘grey striped shirt’ , ‘red striped shirt’, ‘purple striped shirt’. Also the blue white combination is common. The shirts often have white as base color. The striped shirt wins popularity. For stripes, the weft and the warp on the weavingloom has a different color. When only one color is used for weaving then the result is a longitudinal stripe. If the warp is single-colored and if the weaver changes the colors of the weft threads then the result is a horizontal stripe. If both warp and weft are colored, a diamond pattern will be woven. The striped shirt with long and wide stripes seems to create different feelings in our society.