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The Breton top was once worn by French navy men as part of their official uniform, but it was Coco Chanel who introduced the design to mainstream fashion in the 1920s.
For over 100 years now, the Breton stripe has been a staple in the feminine wardrobe, but of course it has received many modern updates – including pops of color.
In 2021, it’s more fashionable than ever. Boden has sold 70,000 Breton tops so far this season (they have 17 iterations, the most popular red and blue), while online aggregation site Lyst has reported a 109% increase in searches for shirts. striped.
What is so special about the striped number? It is at the same time refined and egalitarian, relaxed and elegant. Jean Seberg wore one, as did Jackie Onassis, Kate Moss and Kate Middleton – even Kurt Cobain rocked stripes in his day.
It’s both beatnik and bourgeois – aristocrats are as likely to wear it as an artist.
And it never looks bad: all you need is a pair of jeans or a color-matched mini, an oversized jacket and a gorgeous pair of sunglasses, and you’re ready for summer.
Crew neck striped cotton fitted top
Step out of the black and white with this colorful Breton top, featuring a cutout collar and three-quarter length sleeves and made from sustainably sourced cotton.
It’s designed to be snug and also made from a stretchy material to ensure a slim and flattering fit. Ideal to wear alone during the day or under a jacket for a more elegant evening look.
Available in sizes 6 to 24.
GIRL’S MULTI STRIPED T-SHIRT LIKE BOYS
As cute as all outings, from cult French brand Comme Des Garçons Girls, this 100% multi-striped cotton is deliciously easy to wear with jeans and trainers.
A t-shirt with a classic crew neck, long sleeves provide extra coverage.
Ganni striped cotton-jersey top
Freddy Krueger – but make it fashionable.
This magnificent dizzying number from the Danish fashion brand offers a touch of Breton orange.
Crafted with organic fabric, the vivid print brings a touch of carefree millennial freshness – perfect with a kilt skirt. Available in sizes XS & S
This gorgeous Breton top is available in six bright and neutral colourways, including ivory / navy, ivory / river, and classic ivory / khaki.
The puffed sleeve added to this top gives it a more ‘dressy’ and elegant feel.
It’s made from breathable pure cotton jersey and its semi-fitted shape is comfortable to wear and flattering. Available in sizes 6 to 22.
Breton Short Sleeves
This Breton short sleeve top is a good choice for hot summer days.
It comes in a range of vibrant colors, but if you prefer, you can stick with classic monochrome as well.
It’s a great everyday option that you’ll want to wear over and over again.
Available in sizes 6 to 22.
Sandro sailor striped wool sweater
Nobody makes a Breton like the French, so naturally this sweater from the Parisian brand Sandro is the platonic ideal of the striped top: simple, classic, impeccably cut.
Regular fit with a chic collar for contrast, this wool sweater is available in sizes 6 -12.
Maje striped top
This beautiful Breton top revisits traditional stripes in a contemporary spirit. It’s the perfect choice for dressing or undressing and can easily be paired with jeans or a skirt, and heels or flats.
Crafted with a flattering square neckline and slightly puffed shoulders, this soft jersey silhouette is a style to treasure season after season.
Long-sleeved People Tree organic cotton t-shirt with Breton stripes
This Breton top, with its pink and white striped design, has a relaxed fit, so it’s made for those days when all you want is to be cozy.
It is made by fair trade fashion pioneers People Tree who support local artisans and promote the cultivation of organic cotton. It has a crew neck, dropped shoulders and a loose fit.
Available in sizes 8 to 16.
Breton striped branded cotton jersey top
This 100% cotton jersey Breton top from “More Joy” is a wardrobe staple.
It features a round neck, dropped shoulders, long sleeves, a rubber branded patch on the chest and back and a relaxed fit.
The brand makes the top unique, but also reminds to be positive.
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This notice was published: 2021-06-14 19:55:06