It was the summer when Breton stripes covered the backs of every fashionista the world over, maybe it was steamrolled by Audrey Tatou in her portray of Coco Chanel or maybe it was D&G's killer S/S collection that got the fash pack bulk buying the humble stripe tee, either way they went stellar. And now winter is here, instead of shelving the summer basic, all the chicest girls are still sporting them as a clever way to break up winter black. Now paired with a tailored jacket and skinny jeans the Breton stripe cements itself as the 365-days-a-year wonder buy of '09, that shows no sign of waning come 2010! Here's our top three, happy shopping!
Topshop, £20, www.topshop.com
DAY Birger et Mikkelsen, £60, www.net-a-porter.com
Warehouse, £20, www.warehouse.co.uk
- Catherine Nieto