Sweet on stripes!

16 Jun 2017

Stripes: enduring, classic and cool. Whatever your age or taste, every stylish wardrobe needs one or two stripey staples!

Always on-point and great with everything, stripes have been a much-loved, timelessly stylish, wardrobe essential for decades.

Coco Chanel, Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol, Audrey Hepburn, Bridget Bardot, Marilyn Monroe and James Dean. What do all these legendary style icons have in common? A love of striped tops!

French sailor and Coco Chanel


So, what is it about stripes that makes them so essential to the stylish, well-turned-out lady or gent? They are timeless, yet fresh, simple, yet sophisticated, classic, yet contemporary.

Whether added to jeans or skirts, worn smart or on the weekend, during the day or when you’re enjoying an evening out, stripes can pull an outfit together and add instant and effortless polish.

WoolOvers Womens Linen Blend Boat Neck Stripe JumperWomens Linen Blend Boat Neck Stripe Jumpers (H10L)


Stripes are also great for summer!

What’s the first thing you think of when you think about a classic, Breton-stripe top? The seaside? Sunshine? Boats? Fresh air and good times? Yep, us too!

Summer vibes and stripes

Womens 100% Cotton Button Detail Short Sleeve Top (T22L)


We love a good ol’ Breton as much as you do, which is why we’ve developed our selection of Bretons to include new and contemporary, summery styles.

Womens Jersey V Neck Cap Sleeve Tee (J02L)


Why not take a look and discover how you can bring your stripey style bang up to date? We also have a lovely, Pinterest board, full of fantastic stripey inspiration, so make sure you take a look at this too!


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