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Women's Lightweight Merino Breton

$66.00 was $130.00

Women's Lightweight Merino Breton is rated 4.3 out of 5 by 11.
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Relaxed-fit sweater in a thin merino yarn, designed for between seasons, with fully fashioned sections for comfort.

Women's Lightweight Merino Breton$66.00

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A beautiful and light merino wool layer, at home both on and off the bike

Functionally, merino wool is the most beautifully soft and moisture friendly natural fibre there is. It works to move perspiration, but also keeps you warm and fresh. Using a lighter weight version of the same yarn used in the popular Merino Breton, the Lightweight Breton Sweater is a versatile layering option for between seasons. The sweater has a fully fashioned construction for a great shape and fit.

The Breton stripes, worn by early pioneers of road cycling such as Hippolyte Aucouturier, were originally popularised by artist Paul Gauguin, who adopted the work clothes of Breton fishermen. Subsequently sported by Pablo Picasso and Brigitte Bardot, the famous stripes signify romance as well as functionality.

FEATURES

  • Fully fashioned construction
  • Classic Breton styling
  • Lightweight merino-rich fabric for breathability and insulation
  • Fully fashioned construction for a great fit
  • Classic Breton styling smart enough for work
  • Odour resistant

FABRIC

  • 90% Merino Wool
  • 7% Nylon
  • 3% elastane

CARE INSTRUCTIONS

  • Line dry in the shade
  • Wash dark colours separately
  • Gentle cycle
  • Rinse well
  • Machine wash cool: 30°
  • Use mild detergent
  • Steam iron only
  • Do not tumble dry
  • Do not leave wet

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Really Soft & Packable Great compliment for urban wear. You'll need to size down (1-2 sizes) if you want it fitting. Mine is slightly loose but it doesn't add bulk so its's perfect for me.
Date published: 2017-06-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Top class Great jersey merino wool my wife loves it and great quality
Date published: 2016-12-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from New favourite Besides the fact that it comes in very wide and big this pullover fits the female anatomy very well. The cloth is soft an I like the sinple design very much. It does smell a bit like merino tends to do sometimes but this is no loss for the coolness of this pullover. I just love it and would buy it again anytime!
Date published: 2016-10-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Stylish and warm Bought two of these for the wife.....she hasnt stopped thanking me !!!
Date published: 2016-09-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this sweater! Very comfortable, keeps you warm when you need it and cool because it's merino, easy to dress up for work and down for the weekend. Relaxed fit. Good for those us of with long arms. Perfect sweater. Note: fits bigger than the heavier merino Breton, so if you take size S in that one, you will want to order an XS in this lighter version.
Date published: 2016-09-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Soft, stylish, great on and off the bike Bought this to wear for my commute to work (3 miles, downtown Seattle). Love it! It breathes well, stays cool/warm, looks great. Hope to see Rapha do more women's city clothes. Note - runs very large. I usually wear a small and had to get an XXS.
Date published: 2016-09-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beauty and function Love this sweater. I purchased it in both grey and red and it is a staple for the office. Incredibly soft merino and beautiful construction. I typically wear a small from Rapha, but sized down to an XS for this piece and am happy with the fit. It is still loose fitting, but not baggy.
Date published: 2016-09-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Lovely top Just bought this looks great fit slouchy and hangs well. perfect weight.
Date published: 2016-09-09
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