How to Style a Breton Stripe Pullover


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This season one of our favourite styles is the Breton Stripe. 

A true knitwear classic that has been around since 1958, the Breton stripe was inspired thanks to its inclusion in France's naval uniform. 

The original design featured 21 stripes, one for each of Napoleon Bonaparte's victories.

At Maxted, we draw inspiration from textile history and incorporate it into our contemporary designs making them timeless.

Our Breton stripe pieces can be styled in multiple ways, making them wardrobe staples. Let's take a look. 

a model wears a breton stripe pullover

This is the Bell Pullover in Breton Stripe styled and tucked into a tailored pant, paired with gold hoops, heels and black accessories. This look is inspired by  Parisian women. 

breton stripe jumper and a raincoat

The Bell Breton Stripe Pullover, worn back with a Maxted raincoat in Bright Navy.- perfect for weekend get aways. 

a breton stripe button down cardigan

The Breton Stripe Chloe Cardigan is featured here, styled with cream pants (American Vintage), a black ribbed tank (Assembly Label) and white Spring courts. This season I favour cream colours and you can see that we have often paired cream and sand coloured pants with pieces from our collection. 

matching mum and baby breton stripe

From our Mini Me range we have included our Breton Stripe Button down in a mini version, so mum and bub can match. We have styled ours with mid-blue denim as the colours match so perfectly.