Thankfifi in Boden stripes-15

There are so many stripes in my closet the husband sometimes affectionately calls me Wally (at least I think that’s to do with the stripes…).

So when I discovered lots of gorgeous stripy-ness on Boden you know I had to have some.  Breton is about as classic as it gets and yet year after year it’s still fresh.  With orange fast becoming my colour of the season this stripe sweatshirt was the perfect choice for me.  I paired it with denim which is always the easy pick as far as I’m concerned and a white heel – something more unusual but I think it works well for the look.

Should summer’s warmth ever makes it to the UK the sweatshirt will be out with leather shorts and flat sandals for dog walks on the beach – let’s face it, even in the height of a Scottish summer one is still glad of long sleeves.

Maybe it’s because Breton tops are quintessentially French and the French are unfalteringly chic that I feel so drawn to them.  Is it because I subconsciously think that slipping into stripes will transform me into a well put together young (?) lady who takes the stairs out of choice (actually I do) and declines dessert (definitely failing there) and is stylish and demure both at once?  Doesn’t sound so bad, n’est-ce pas?

And now, as my mum (a French teacher and the original stripe fanatic) would say, ‘C’est le weekend’.x

Breton sweatshirt – c/o Boden
jean – Forever21
sandal – Zara
glasses – Mango
bag – Reiss (last seen here)
watch – Calvin Klein, bracelet – New Look

lead – Ancol, coat – model’s own c/o Infindigo 

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    • Thankfifi
      5 Apr / 2:11 pm

      thanks nina – seem to have worn them almost every day since I bought them!

  1. Louise
    5 Apr / 10:30 am

    Loving the Breton stripe! Let’s hope the weather warms up soon so we can see your spring/summer style in all its glory 🙂 Bon Weekend! x

    • Thankfifi
      5 Apr / 2:14 pm

      I hope so too 🙂 Bon weekend to you too.x

  2. 5 Apr / 2:25 pm

    Love a classic stripe outfit, the orange is really nice 🙂

    Hope you have a lovely weekend ahead! 🙂

    Away From The Blue

    • Thankfifi
      5 Apr / 4:11 pm

      and you too mica.x

  3. 5 Apr / 5:02 pm

    Wow, these heels are love! Also I really like this sweater on you, it looks really fresh 🙂
    Also thanks for sharing your porridge habits 😉
    xx

    • Thankfifi
      7 Apr / 8:37 pm

      I have been wearing them A LOT since I got them… only a week ago!

  4. 6 Apr / 3:19 am

    It looks way sunnier up in Scotland than it is over here. Bah. 😛 😉

    • Thankfifi
      7 Apr / 8:37 pm

      I doubt that! Just outside in the hour of sunshine we did have…

    • Thankfifi
      7 Apr / 8:37 pm

      thanks jacy.x

    • Thankfifi
      7 Apr / 8:38 pm

      Me too! I love this bracelet actually – good neon (I have a pink one too but not worn it on the blog yet…)

  5. 6 Apr / 11:26 pm

    I love that top and seriously Wally is the perfect name because he has now given you the excuse to travel the world and lose yourself in every city!
    xo
    girlintheyellowdress.com

    • Thankfifi
      7 Apr / 8:39 pm

      Oh well go on then… If the name fits then I must live up to it

    • Thankfifi
      7 Apr / 8:39 pm

      Thanks so much

  6. 7 Apr / 11:06 pm

    Nice look… I really love your heels!
    Nice blog!!!!!
    Would you like to follow each other???

    • Thankfifi
      11 Apr / 2:47 pm

      thank you – I feel like the heels go with everything I own

  7. Claire de Lange
    8 Apr / 10:39 pm

    I have just discovered Boden thanks to my sister! First Boden purchase arrived today, 3 to follow when they come back into stock! So many pretty things!

    • Thankfifi
      11 Apr / 2:47 pm

      oooh – would love to know what you chose!

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