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Peak ‘French Girl Chic’: $950 Chairs Made Out of Saint James Striped Tees

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Who knew that Racked's post about Saint Laurent's delivery of personalized runway chairs would lead to other important fashion chair leads?

We just received a bulletin that Saint James, the source for classic nautical shirts since the 19th century, is branching out into chairs. The chairs are made out of Breton striped shirts, naturally.

The Normandy-based brand commissioned designer Tobias Juretzek to create "shirt-chairs" made entirely out of Saint James apparel. This is Juretzek's art form, check out these chairs he made out of old clothing.

Juretzek took four $139 Navall II shirts (similar to the boatnecks the brand's been making with J.Crew) and six pair of $145 jeans, dipped them in resin and then molded the garments into 100 Saint James shirt-chairs.

Each chair is unique, and each chair retails for $950. They're available at Saint James's two NYC boutiques. Well worth it, to own what has to be the epitome of French Girl style in chair form.