I have a thing for lightweight, striped cotton shirts, apparently. Having just picked up an off-the-shoulder version, I'm now eyeing this button-down. Why do I have the sudden desire to scoop them all up like Pac-Man, retro sound effects included? They're wearable, for one, especially with denim, which I tend to wear every single day of my life. They're loose and breezy, making them ideal options for sticky summer play. And with a vaguely boyish, oversized silhouette, this one is as classically chic as it is of-the-moment.
All of that makes me feel a bit better about lusting after two eerily similar shirts less than a month after each other. I can think of no less than five ways in which I'd wear this blouse (with high-waisted denim shorts for the weekend and with light-washed skinny jeans and sleek sandals to work, for two examples), which means I'm all but contractually obligated to buy it on the spot, right?
Madewell Central Shirt in Chambray Stripe, $69.50, available at Madewell.
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