Let’s be real—being a bibliophile is a lifestyle. The desire to surround yourself with books, other book lovers, bookish items… we here at Bas Bleu understand this very well. Whether asleep, lounging at home, going on a walk, or hitting the town (hint hint: our Bodleian scarf), let your fashion choices celebrate your love for reading—we have some items to get you started!
We’d never dream of correcting Cicero, but we would like to suggest an addendum to his observation: a good night’s sleep is also a necessity! The Roman writer’s wise words pair nicely with this vibrant blossoming book image, making our 100% cotton Garden and Library Nightshirt the perfect ensemble in which to drift off to sleep. Available in sizes S/M, L/XL, and 2X/3X. (Printed in the USA on imported material.)
“I love Bas Bleu’s nightshirts and this one is super pretty. They wash and wear very well too!!” -A Bas Bleu customer
Coffee + Reading = The Perfect Morning
We might not be math majors, but this equation checks out! Enjoy your book and warm brew while snuggled up in this cozy top. Featuring a bold font and dreamy image, the dusty-rose lightweight sweatshirt sports a wide neck, a raw-stitched hem, and a supersoft lining. Whether you’re settling in for a marathon reading session or are out running errands, you’ll be cute and comfy as can be! 52% cotton/48% polyester. Available in S, M, L, XL, XXL. (Imported.) Also available as a long-sleeve t-shirt.
“I bought it for the Perfect Morning screen print but love it for how comfy it is! I rarely buy clothes from other than my favorite clothing catalogs but I could not resist this cutie. I was not disappointed. It fits well in my usual size. The inside is soft but smooth and the cut is flattering, especially the bottom, which is not bulky like most sweatshirts. Thank you, Bas Bleu!” -A Bas Bleu customer
Do you love an exuberant holiday sweater, but go full Grinch when faced with handwashing it after spilling eggnog down the front? Well, Christmas just came early: Our My Holiday Is Booked Sweatshirt boasts all the charm of a Christmas sweater in a machine-washable pullover! The festively bookish design looks like it’s been “knit” from white, red, and blue yarn…but it’s actually printed onto a black 60% cotton/40% polyester scoopneck sweatshirt. Wear it to casual Christmas parties, while trimming the tree, on long walks through fresh snow, and, of course, when curled up for your afternoon reading session. Available in ladies-fit sizes S, M, L, XL.
Bookshelves filled with colorful vintage children’s books line the shelves on our eye-catching Bodleian Library Scarf. The pattern is inspired by real books in the library’s internationally renowned collection, creating the perfect everyday accessory for stylish book lovers. And because the generously sized 100% silk chiffon scarf measures almost six feet long (70¾”x19½”, to be exact), it can be folded, tucked, and looped into so many different styles!
“The colors are numerous and goes with almost any shirt of top.” -A Bas Bleu customer
Bundled up against the crisp weather, a good book in her lap and surrounded by colorful fall foliage—no wonder this reader is smiling! Appropriately captioned “And she lived happily ever after…,” the vibrant scene depicted on our Happily Ever After: Autumn T-Shirtcelebrates the joy to be found in life’s bookish moments. The 100% cotton, long-sleeve burgundy shirt layers nicely beneath jackets and sweatshirts, keeping you warm during your own alfresco reading days. Unisex fit shirt available in sizes S, M, L, XL, and XXL. (Printed in the USA on imported materials.)
Some people may stress over the thought of filling their days during retirement or a break from work; avid readers are not those people. If you smile knowingly when someone asks “But what are you going to do with all that free time?” we have the shirt for you! Pull on this cobalt-blue 100% cotton tee every time you settle in for another leisurely midday reading marathon and revel in the knowledge that you can finally tackle that TBR stack! Choose from Retirement Plan or Weekend Plans, available in unisex sizes S, M, L, XL, 2X, and 3X. (Printed in the USA on imported material.)
This woolly white camelid is carrying very precious cargo: a tall stack of books! We were smitten by the long-necked literature lover from the first moment we saw him, and think he makes a charming “reading buddy” for avid bibliophiles. Curl up with your own TBR stack while wearing our heather gray Literary Llama Night Shirt, made of 90% cotton, 10% polyester, and available in sizes S/M and L/XL. (Printed in the USA on imported material.)
“Wonderful Fit Oh so soft and a wonderful sleep” -A Bas Bleu customer