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Alexa Chung is still sailing

March 7, 2011

I’m currently obsessed with collecting breton stripe tops as part of my mission to update my casual wardrobe. As Pablo Picasso and Coco Chanel have shown in the past, this look is so easy to wear and versatile.

After 3 years, Brit cool chick Alexa Chung is still rocking this look. The picture below is her combining this look with a trench coat and tights at the Matthew Williamson show during London Fashion Week 2011 – proving that stripes are still hot!

Alexa at London Fashion Week 2011 – Image courtesy of Look

This season we are seeing the breton stripes in shades of mustard and camel – but I prefer the classic look: boat-neck, off-white with navy, red or black stripes.

Here are my favourite looks of Alexa ‘earning her stripes’.

Alexa 2007 at V festival – Image courtesy of Glamour

Alexa at London Fashion Week 2010 – Image courtesy of Rag Pony

Alexa on the set of her show ‘It’s on with Alexa Chung’ 2009 – Image courtesy of Teen Vogue

She is a true master at getting the right balance of femininity and masculinity. Classic with a youthful twist…cute but never contrived…I love her!

Go to Uniqlo, Topshop, Asos, Yes Style , American Apparel for high street options. Or for the real deal, check out these authentic stores:

Saint James –
Brittany Boutique –
The Nautical Company –

One Comment leave one →
  1. March 16, 2011 9:41 pm

    Thanks sassandspice for mentioning us in this post. Great blog, we are also big fan of Sophie La Giraffe. xx

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