Stormy seas ahead? The lightweight and practical Striped Summer Sweater has been a staple of the Russian sailor's uniform since the 19th century. This white and navy blue striped shirt, traditionally known as a telnyashka, has a snug fit and is made of comfortable cotton material.
Why choose this sweater?
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Stripes first began to appear on the Russian sailor's uniform in the second half of the 19th century. Called the telnyashka, this striped shirt made sailors more visible on deck. The snug fit kept the wearer warm and didn't interfere with their movements.