M&S is selling a replica of Carole Middleton’s dreamy striped top—team it with jeans for the perfect off duty look

A dupe of Carole Middleton's striped top is available at M&S for a great price

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Carole Middleton is certainly one stylish grandma. Luckily for us, one of her wardrobe essentials is now available at M&S.


If you're after a bit of Carole Middleton style inspo, look no further. While enjoying this family trip by the sea, the stylish grandmother wore a classic white and navy Breton striped top which she paired with navy trousers for a stylish yet casual day out with her family.

This simple top looks chic and casual and motivated many of us to want to emulate this effortlessly elegant look. 

Fortunately, there are plenty of high-street brands that sell Breton tops just like Carole's for a great price. One such brand is M&S who have an almost identical version in stores and online now. 

Although M&S does't have an official Black Friday sale, the brand has plenty of great products available for a reasonable price, so that you too can dress like royalty but without the hefty price tag.


Pure Cotton Striped Slash Neck Top £29.95

Pure Cotton Striped Slash Neck Top £29.95 | M&S

This pure cotton striped top from Seasalt Cornwall is just like Carole Middleton's. Cut in a comfy relaxed fit, the design features elegant three-quarter length sleeves and a rounded slash neckline. Made with organic cotton.

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There are also plenty of other similar tops that look just like Carole's from other reasonably priced clothing brands, in particular Boden which is one of the best British Clothing brands to have on your radar.

Boden's Black Friday sale also includes plenty of amazing deals and although a dupe that looks just like Carole Middleton's top isn't included in the sale, it is still available at a great price. 


White and Black Long Sleeve Cotton Breton Top £28.00

White and Black Long Sleeve Cotton Breton Top £28.00 | Boden

This long-sleeved black and white Breton top is made from 100% pure super soft cotton and is the ultimate wardrobe must-have. 

Crew Clothing Company also sell a Breton top that's very similar to Carole's nautical one. This cotton shirt features three-quarter-length sleeves, a boat-cut neckline, and thin navy stripes that cover the shirt for that classic Breton style.


Essential Breton Top was £21.75 now £14.50

Essential Breton Top was £21.75 now £14.50 | Crew Clothing

This is the classic Breton top in a white and navy stripe. This wardrobe staple is made from lightweight supersoft cotton and has a curved hem for a flattering fit.

Crew Clothing also currently has a sale on at the moment so you can purchase the top for less than £15 if you purchase it now while the discount applies. Go, go, go!

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