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Origins of the ‘Breton Stripes'

By Lycorne 10 months ago 765 Views No comments

The striped shirt was originally a naval sailor's uniform, designed to help distinguish the sailors from the waves so you could find them more easily when they fell overboard.

By the 1930s, the Breton stripe had been elevated to "haute couture" status, making it a popular choice for fashionable upper class ladies.