1. Size 2. Type or design (whether it’s stripes, polka dots, geometrics etc.) 3. Color 4. Intensity (bold or subtle)
You can mix two or more stripes just make certain that some of the colors in each match, and the stripes are not the same size or it will look like as if you have tried too hard, try a waistcoat with small stripes, and bright strong Csquared blazer jacket to complete the look.
Csquared Winter Collection 2012 - Avail at Markham & Stuttafords
The Colour Wheel:
Complementary colours: are those directly opposite one other in the colour wheel. That’s why hunter green pants look great with a burgundy sweater. Blue is opposite of orange so gold, rust, and brown are complementary shades of blue.