Seasonal Beach – Stripes


The final outfit from my Seasonal Beach Series (white dress, navy, chino) covers everyones favourite seaside companion, the breton top. I’m obsessed with stripes. I have about 15 different striped tops, which are all different. Navy, black, red and grey, with a white panel at the top, without, long sleeved, short, cropped and long bodied. I don’t think I have ever met a boy that understood the need for all these varieties, although every girl I know totally gets it. It must be a girl thing.  This top has a lovely thick cotton which is perfect for an evening bbq on the beach when you want a bit of warmth.

Although finding a good pair of denim cutoffs can be equally challenging. I always buy a size much too big so they fall onto my hips not my waist. If I wanted waisted I would buy a 26-27, but for the hips I go to a 31-32. It means they are more relaxed and less ‘sexy’. Vintage or reclaimed ones are the best, the washes are so pale.

What I'm Wearing

Denim Jacket Gap

Striped top Petit Bateau (gifted)

Denim Cutoffs Levis Asos

Shoes Chanel

Bracelets Monica Viander.

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  1. Adele says:

    You can’t go wrong with a Breton striped top. This is just the sort of thing I would wear for a beach walk.
    Hugs xoxo

  2. Fashion Snag says:

    Totally get you on the striped tops. It’s a shame that men will never understand us completely =) I love the classic look.

  3. FiFi Qin says:

    I totally agree with your philosophy of stripe tops. I give all variations of my stripe tops a special area in my closet. They are so versatile and you can never have too many of them in different colors, designs and fabrics!

  4. I’ve already been lusting over your hair on Instagram today, but I’ll say it again – girl, you’ve got the best hair! So gorgeous when it’s backlit like that. Love your classic beach look.

    Tamsin xx | A Certain Adventure

  5. Bea says:

    Stripes and shorts are my go-to for summer. Can’t go wrong 🙂

  6. Brenton tops and denim always work well together. This is such a good casual look!

  7. Miri says:

    Beautiful look! You look ammazing. Love your blog!

  8. Glenda Goody says:

    Absolutely gorgeous. The simplicity plus the stripes makes for a really interesting outfit

  9. KJ says:

    HI, I love your pictures! I have recently been obsessed with stripes as well. Great look!
    x KJ