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"Modern" stripey/Breton tops?!

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Laquila Wed 18-May-16 10:48:27

I'm wedded to my Breton tops with skinny jeans and Supergas (don't tell me it's passé - I have no idea WTF else to wear) but all my boatneck ones (Gap, Zara) are starting to look dated.

I think I'm after boxier, crew-neck ones, maybe more like these from ASOS (not petite though) - does anyone have them, or can recommend any others?:

Laquila Wed 18-May-16 10:49:46

Agh link fail


foreverhome Wed 18-May-16 11:13:41

Both your links didn't work.

Jigsaw have quite a few different styles of stripey tops >

Laquila Wed 18-May-16 11:26:02

Thanks forever! Why am I so shit at links?! It was this one:


Laquila Wed 18-May-16 11:26:54

Oh feck it, here's a photo:

KittyHello Wed 18-May-16 11:34:18

Try JCrew, Petite Bateau, Charles Tyrwhitt, Boden, Armor Lux, they all do a range of colours.

Laquila Wed 18-May-16 11:41:27

Thanks Kitty! I've looked at all of those and although they're nice, they're all a bit too similar to what I have already. I'm not really sure how to "modernise" my beloved Bretons, so I might just have to get out of my comfort zone and find something else!

ThinkPinkStink Wed 18-May-16 11:46:17

H&M do a good budget range of breton stripes (I live in them too) in fact wearing one (Boden) right now.

AmberNectarine Wed 18-May-16 12:03:32


FlopIsMyParentingGuru Wed 18-May-16 12:16:42

Have you tried joules Harbour Top.
Lots of colour options and quality fabric. But go down a size I'd suggest.

EmpressTomatoKetchup Wed 18-May-16 13:30:15

I also love a stripy top or three, I spied a few in H&M the other day.
Chunky stripe
Curved hem

taybert Wed 18-May-16 13:34:55

Does it have to be long sleeves? This is great if not.

Acornantics Wed 18-May-16 13:37:25

Can't do links but Tesco have a short sleeved navy and white boat neck t shirt in right now, it's gorgeous on, especially if you like to show a bit of neck/shoulder line. It's cheap and won't last forever but it's very nice thick jersey and a good length.

RoobyTuesday Wed 18-May-16 14:23:16

Seasalt sailor shirt - v good quality Breton tops in a wide range of colours

sammy891 Wed 18-May-16 14:28:49

Joules and Boden both do good ones. Joules are boxier fit and thicker material.

BerniceBobsHerHair Wed 18-May-16 14:43:55

The one you linked looks like a stripey sweatshirt.

this kind of thing

ElspethFlashman Wed 18-May-16 14:46:12

Joules ones are brilliant as they're actually pretty warm. And thick so they stand out from your tum a bit. Hide a multitude.

Mrs9C Wed 18-May-16 15:49:09

I love the Joules Harbour tops.. They're the thickest ones I own, and I own waaaay too many breton tops. I wouldn't size down, but I don't like my clothes tight, they're a flattering loose fit. And good price for the thickness of material for Joules. I bought the tee version last week and going to send it back as the material is awful, and it was only £5 less!! You get the Harbour top in long and 3/4 sleeved versions.

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