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Ladies' Striped Breton Top "La Mariniere"Ladies' Striped Breton Top "La Mariniere"Ladies' Striped Breton Top "La Mariniere"Ladies' Striped Breton Top "La Mariniere"
Ladies' Striped Breton Top "La Mariniere"
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Ladies' Striped Breton Top "La Mariniere"

CODE: LM-11355M005


   5.0 average, based on 1 reviews


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You cannot be more authentic than this women's striped Breton top made by an authentic Breton manufacturer, the very few left still producing in Brittany, France. This so famous shirt, which is known as "La Marinière" in France, has been the favourite of many artists and celebs for decades right to this day. A heavy weight boat neck shirt with long sleeves made of high quality cotton and offered here in traditional white and navy blue colours with a signature branding on one arm.

Straight cut.

This garment is also in men's sizing, see our mens' Breton shirts for more details.

Please note this is a heavyweight cotton shirt. The cotton would be best described as a carded type, hard wearing and ideal for outdoor activities like sailing. If you are after a thick yet softer jersey cotton, we advise to look at this great alternative Breton top.

If you are after a more fitted and feminine cut, see also this ladies' lighter Breton top in jersey cotton by the same make.

100% cotton, machine washable 30 degree C

A word of warning if you purchased a similar Le Minor garment more than 10 years ago: beware, the cut might have changed and was most certainly a drop shoulder style. The sizing was probably a unisex one which would be a men's equivalent in today's design. If unsure, check our sizing below for the garment's measurements to compare with your existing top or please feel free to contact us for assistance to avoid disappointment.

Chosen and featured by British Vogue January 2016(the top model was wearing the mens' shirt, size small, same cotton).

LABEL: Le Minor, made in Bretagne, France

SIZING:this cotton fabric is thick and will not loosen like a jersey for instance so if you are on the border line of one size, we strongly advise you to opt for the size above unless you prefer a tight fit.

Label SizeSmall/T1Medium/T2Large/T3X Large/T4XXL/T5XXXL/T6
To fit bust (inches)313335.8373941
UK Size6810-12141618
US Size246-8101214
Bust83cm, 32.7"88cm, 34.6"96cm, 37.8"104cm, 41"108cm, 42.5"114cm, 44.9"
Length60cm, 23.6"61cm, 24"62cm, 24.4"64cm, 25.2"64cm, 25.2"64.5cm, 25.4"

If you prefer to take a measurement across your chest at the fullest part, make sure you allow room to breathe unless you prefer a tight fit. Unsure how to take your measurements ? Check our full sizing guide here.

ManufacturerLe Minor

Shipment with Royal Mail "Signed For" or tracked depending on destinations. Some décor may go with Parcelforce.

DISPATCH TIME:  same working day if orders are received by 1pm UK time, Monday to Friday (excl Bank holidays).

UNITED KINGDOM -Royal Mail 1st or 2nd Class Signed For,from £2 to £4.95

UNITED KINGDOM EXPRESS - Royal Mail Guaranteed Next day by 1pm Monday to Saturday,from £8 to £12.95
Orders must be received by 1pm on the same working day for arrival the next day, valid for orders received from Monday to Friday 1pm latest. However, orders received after Friday 1pm to Monday 1pm latest are dispatched on Monday for arrival on Tuesday.

EUROPE- from £9.20,  3-5 working days shipping time from day of dispatch

REST OF THE WORLD  from £9.20,  5-7 working days shipping time from day of dispatch, up to 10 days in some cases for Australia


  • Fully priced items:  28 days
  • Reduced items & sale items:  14 days
  • All exchanges:  14 days
  • Due to hygiene reasons, earrings are non-returnable.

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Customer Reviews

Average Rating: 5

Delighted with my new Breton top

Hi, My top arrived today, thanks so much, I'm delighted! Great fit, just that minor change of cut at the shoulder as you said on the website, which is absolutely fine. I'll get back to you in 20 years...! Thanks again Cath (Mar 08 2018, 09:28 am)
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