Kate Middleton wore a red and blue striped t-shirt from Petit Bateau during a photoshoot for Vogue in 2016.
Kate collaborated with National Portrait Gallery and British Vogue magazine on the series of photographic portraits, which featured in Vogue’s June issue, celebrating the magazine’s 100th birthday. (Learn more by clicking here).
About Kate’s Petit Bateau striped t-shirt:
The t-shirt features an admiral neckline, long sleeves and graphic horizontal Breton stripes. There’s a small pocket on one side in contrasting vertical stripes.
Petit Bateau describes the top as “very fresh and contemporary”, and say “it’s an indispensable item for the summer.”
The tee is made from 100% cotton.
Buying Kate’s Red & Blue Striped Shirt:
As of now (October 2023), the red and blue striped Petit Bateau shirt is till available to buy on the company’s website for £44.
About Petit Bateau:
This French company has 120 years of experience making high-quality clothing. Their focus is on great fit, comfort and ease. They’re known for making casual “off duty” pieces and renowned for their Breton-style ‘Mariniere’ tops.
Here’s how Urban Outfitters describe the brand:
Founded in the ’30s by Pierre Valton, the label creates supersoft cotton breton tops, shorts, camis and dresses which sit alongside its ever-popular rain macs.
Kate Middleton wearing Petit Bateau:
This is the first time photographers have captured Kate wearing Petit Bateau. The Duchess may wear their clothing in her personal time, but she has not worn any on public engagements in the past. She has not been photographed wearing Petit Bateau in candid pictures either.