Saint James Meridien Mod.e Breton Stripe Shirt
A military ruling in 1858 introduced the striped tee to the official wardrobe of quartermasters and sailors in the French Navy with its very specific characteristics: 21 white stripes measuring 20mm and 20 or 21 blue stripes measuring 10mm. The 20th century brought this nautical motif into the mainstream. Sailors in the Merchant Navy as well as fishermen and the boating community brought it onboard and it wasn’t long before it became a fashion must-have picked up by creatives and intellectuals (think Coco Chanel, Pablo Picasso). Ever since then, celebrities and fashion designers have turned it into a symbol of vintage French fashion – universal and timeless.
Light and versatile, the Breton striped shirt or marinière MINQUIERS MODERNE embodies a French state of mind.
Its straight and lightly fitted shape make it suitable for men and women alike. Please refer to the sizing guide above to identify your best fit.
Measurements for size Medium : total length is 27.25″ / 69cm, half bust girth: 19″ / 48cm, sleeve length: 26″ / 66cm.
Made in Saint-James, Normandy, France.
100% lightweight cotton jersey.
Machine wash. Do not tumble dry.
2ans, 4ans, 6ans, 8ans
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