7 Rooms that Wear Breton Stripes (Just As Well As French Girls Do)

7 Rooms that Wear Breton Stripes (Just As Well As French Girls Do)

Taryn Williford
Feb 2, 2016
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It's a staple in every closet–you know the one. The tight striped t-shirt that makes you feel like you've stepped out of your apartment into a scene from French cinéma. But those high-contrast breton stripes don't just look great on French girls. In fact, I think these chic interiors will give 'em a run for their Euro.

Above: Extra long sofa pillows from retailer Iittala, via Design Hunter.

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Breton stripe tile in a bathroom from Atlanta Homes & Gardens.

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Farrow & Ball's Five Over Stripe wallpaper is meant to be hung vertically, but blogger Sarah Rose Johnson told House Beautiful she prefers it this way.

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The striped tile in this Domino bathroom carries onto the countertop.

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This oversized laundry basket from House Doctor could be used to wrangle throw blankets in a bedroom, too.

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Stripes on stripes in this bedroom styled for The White Company's Breton Collection bedding.

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It doesn't get more classic than basic black and white stripes, like in this living room from Lonny.

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