Has the French fashion designer Jean-Paul Gaultier applied his touch on the IKEA 2012 Christmas decorations? So it seems looking at the sailor stripes on the Christmas balls, textile and kitchenware of the Swedish brand. A fresh pattern to add a festive feel to our homes. Even the tape to close your presents comes in graphical striped pattern! Mix Christmarish red and white color scheme with black and white stripes, for a chic and stylish look.