Breton Top and Skinny Jeans

May 11, 2015

Black and white Breton stripe top Gap skinny jeans Modalu black leather satchel

A simple Breton striped top and black skinny jeans is one of my go-to outfits when I’m dashing about. With a nod to the effortlessly chic Parisian style, it’s a classic look that never goes out of fashion. I love striped tops so much that I have at least ten, and although I prefer black/white and navy/white, I have added a few in different colours to my collection recently, which I wear with jeans for a casual look and cropped trousers for the office.

The jacket I’m wearing is a real wardrobe hero…it’s a really versatile little jacket which I get such a lot of wear out of. It’s lightweight so perfect for warmer days when I want a “completer piece”. The faux leather lapels just add a little bit of an edge to an otherwise plain black jacket. If I want to add some colour to the outfit I can swap the black Modalu satchel for a bag in a bright colour such as red.

Modalu black leather studded satchel

Striped Breton top Gap skinny jeans Modalu blacl leather studded satchelTop: F&F, jacket Marks & Spencer, jeans: Gap, boots; Carvela, bag: Modalu (from eBay) ring: Pia.

Are you a fan of the Breton top? I’d love to know what your wardrobe staples are….let me know in the comments! Thanks for reading, wishing you a happy start to the new week!

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