Focus on the Striped Sailor’s T-Shirt

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Lately, in “The 8 Must Have pieces for your wardrobe“, I’ve listed the striped sailor’s T-Shirt as one of the kinds.

After a trip to the French coast Coco Chanel was so inspired by the sailors’ uniform that she incorporated the stripes into her 1917 collection. Since then the Breton top has become one of the most stylish items in the world, worn and adored by many of the biggest fashion icons in history.

Gabrielle Chanel in the 20’s

Audrey Tautou in “Coco before Chanel” movie



At Springtime, most of the French fashion blogs are talking about it and how to wear it.

Just have a look at la “marinière”, as we say in French …



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2 commentaires

  1. Very insightful and helpful tips. I feel more confident know. Walking in high heels no longer intimidate me! For the holidays I will be wearing festive cocktail dresses and pearls. Now I can include heels instead of flats. Thanks Cecile! You are awesome!

  2. Thank you Lisha. I am sure you’ll look so chic and glamour wearing black dress and pearls. I am glad that you tried high heels. I am sure you’ll feel more and more confident with it!

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