Breton and beyond: The best stripes to invest in this spring

By Scandi Shopping Space

Photo: Julia Noni

According to Vogue Scandinavia, breton stripes should be the new basic of your wardrobe this season. Discover four styles to shop now, hand-picked by our shopping team

In the Nordics, springtime is the best time to earn your stripes. From sweaters to turtlenecks and coats, let your wardrobe be lined in the sleekest of lines. To add interest? A frilled collar here, a splash of saturated colour there, or a swathe of sequins to really jazz things up.


Here, Vogue Scandinavia's selects the stripes to seek out for the season ahead, courtesy of the very best Nordic brands.

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Teija ensures longevity in every design by collaborating with high quality fabric mills and tanneries. For this ruffle-trimmed top, the Finnish label calls on soft cotton-blend jersey with two-tone stripes and an embroidered logo. It's produced in a sustainable small run, with guaranteed repairs.


Copenhagen label Stine Goya presents its own distinctive take on the breton stripe in eye-catching acid green and pastel pink. It's crafted in Italy with a cosy. dropped shoulder silhouette, while the soft alpaca wool in the construction adds a tactile finish.


Here, Helsinki-based label Almada Label offers a masterclass in the iconic breton. Rendered in the classic nautical hues, this sweater is made from a soft-to-touch merino wool and cashmere blend, with roomy raglan sleeves and an oversized fit.


Take things up a notch with your stripe rotation with this sequined coat by Stockholm-based label MaxJenny. Perfect for an evening on the town, it's cut in a straight silhouette with invisible pockets. With a sweep of the hand, the white sequins become sparkling silver.