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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. 

Get yours here.

Unisex sizing.

Complete the look with our winter espadrilles by Papat.