Modern Brittany Striped Shirt Minquiers Unisex

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The Classic Striped "Marinière" from Brittany!

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Modern Brittany Striped Shirt Minquiers Unisex

Light and versatile, the Breton striped shirt Minquiers Moderne embodies a French state of mind. In French we call it a "marinière" as it is worn as a uniform by French sailors.

Choose Plain or with Logo. We have a cool red embroidery that states “L’Apero” on the left arm. 

Its masculine straight fit around the waist and down the hips with full length sleeves make it suitable for both men and women looking for a boyfriend fit. Please refer to the sizing guide above to identify your best fit.

Measurements for size Medium: total length is 27.25" / 69 cm, half bust girth: 19" / 48 cm, sleeve length: 26" / 66 cm.
Straight shape. See size chart for more size info. 
100% lightweight cotton jersey.
Made in Saint-James, Normandy, France.
Machine wash. Do not tumble dry.

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.

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