Breton shirts are named after their birthplace, Bretagne, in Northern France, and were originally the uniform of the French Navy. Why stripes? The distinctive pattern was easy to spot at sea. It officially won its place as a wardrobe must-have in the '50s and '60s when screen stars and artists in Europe and the U.S. began adopting the marini¿re shirts. The design has changed very little since: a classic boatneck silhouette and a relaxed fit.
Inspired by the iconic sailor style, this striped T-shirt is as easy as it is chic (and a key piece in pretty much any woman's wardrobe).
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