I think everyone needs at least one or more Breton striped piece. A good striped top is such a classic, any season, fashion staple and can be styled in countless ways.
Jean Seberg via http://ambianceslo.blogspot.com/
Brigitte Bardot via http://site.paolaboutique.com/
photo from fashion-fair-blog.blogspot.com
J Crew via hailtothechic.wordpress
My perfect Breton Stripes outfit... Shirt (mintvinatgeclothing.blogspot) tucked into black high waisted shorts (American Apparel), with white ankle socks, black flats (both Urban Outfitters), red lipstick (Make Up For Ever), black round sunglasses (Karen Walker).