HOW TO WEAR BRETON STRIPES

 

‘If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.’ When it comes to Breton stripes, nothing could be more apt. It was Coco Chanel who, in 1917, brought nautical stripes on to the fashion radar. And there they’ve remained, a decade-defying wardrobe staple. Whether you channel Princess Kate or Alexa Chung, nautical or Riviera, here’s how we’re speaking Breton this spring…

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Whether you channel Princess Kate or Alexa Chung, nautical or Riviera, here’s how we’re speaking Breton this spring…

We love a factoid. Did you know that the original Brittany navy uniform had to feature 21 stripes, one for each of Napoleon’s victories? We haven’t counted the stripes on ours. But we HAVE counted the fabric comps: 100% viscose and 100% cotton.

Factoid: the original Brittany navy uniform had to feature 21 stripes, one for each of Napoleon’s victories.

How do you wear yours? We say a tall girl can’t go wrong with true blue or bright white denim. So fresh, so spring ’17.

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