As with stripes, you can play around with the color combinations and widths of chevrons to create an endless amount of variation. What makes chevrons even more flattering than stripes though, is that their downward points actually kinda act to elongate your figure, which is perfect for curvy ladies! This slimming effect works best with thick, moderately spaced chevrons, but thin, closely spaced chevrons also look great and emulate zebra stripes - without being zebra stripes.
The only downside of chevron is that it can be surprisingly difficult to find pretty chevron items! Obviously this is a travesty. Many times, chevron seems to be incorporated into brightly colored tribal fabrics, which isn't quite the effect I'm promoting here, as I'm not into the Coachella look. If you find any lovely chevron items, please share in the comments, but here are a few of my favourite chevron finds thus far: