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The Breton Shirt

Posted on November 07 2018

Breton Shirt

In 1858, the French Navy in Brittany received a new uniform which included the Breton Shirt. A navy and white long sleeved shirt with 21 stripes, each stripe representing a naval victory over the British. Since its origins the Breton Shirt has become a classic, from Chanel to Picasso this shirt continues to appear in popular culture. 

Breton Shirt

Our version, a cotton and linen mix, is made by famed French company, Armor Lux, making Breton shirts since 1938. 

Unisex sizing.

Complete the look with our winter espadrilles by Papat.

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