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Central Shirt in Pure White
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Central Shirt in Pure White
Central Shirt in Pure White
Central Shirt in Pure White
Product Details
You asked for it—our feminine take on a slightly oversized shirt returns, this time in a drapey white weave. Effortless and cool with a soft silhouette and easy, open sleeves.
  • Slightly oversized fit.
  • Body length: 27 1/2".
  • Cotton/Modal® rayon.
  • Machine wash.
  • Import.
Free shipping exclusively for Madewell Insiders
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Central Shirt in Pure White

Central Shirt in Pure White is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 93.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from most perfect white shirt ever The fabric is so soft and it's not see through at all--making this a perfect shirt for work. I'm usually a small/medium in their shirts but this one I got in an XS and it fits perfectly. Definitely size down. I'm 5'5", 135 for reference.
Date published: 2018-06-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Closet staple I am so happy with this purchase. I’ve been eyeing this shirt for a couple of months and when I was in store I finally took the plunge! I have no regrets. It does run a little big so I recommend sizing down. Will be buying more Central shirts in the future, they’re so flattering!
Date published: 2018-06-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Flattering shape I started with an S, then an XS, and decided to keep the XXS. I’m 5’4” and 120 lbs and there is still plenty of room, and it’s still true to the intended “loose” style. I’m thrilled with the thicker fabric (not see-through). But the best part is the shape of it. It’s easy to wear tucked in or out, and looks finished and flattering either way.
Date published: 2018-05-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The ultimate staple I'm trying to simify getting dressed in the morning, and I think I might have found the key to simplicity in this shirt. I can grab it knowing it goes with everything, will look great and I feel great in it. For fun I will list all the looks I came up with for this shirt (I sized down): Untucked over leggings Half tuck in jeans Tucked into pencil skirt or dress pants Tied at waist over shorts or full skirt Open over tshirt Open knotted on each side over cami and cargo pants Under a crew or v neck sweater Under a cardigan Under overalls/jumpsuit Under a tank dress With bandana at neck With scarf draped over front With multistrand necklace Under denim jacket Under utility jacket Under blazer At full price ,if I wear this shirt twice per week for 50 weeks out of the year for 5 years, cost per wear is 13 cents. This is a great value for my wardrobe.
Date published: 2018-05-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The perfect white shirt I have been looking for the perfect white shirt for years! One that is not see through and yet 100% cotton. Thanks to Madewell, I have finally found it! My daughter had just received her Courier button back and I was more than impressed with the quality of it so after reading the reviews for the Central shirt, I took a leap of faith and I am so happy that I did. The quality is just amazing. I am 5’0, 114 lbs and ordered an xxs and it is a perfect fit!!! Thank you Madewell. I am looking forward to ordering more of these!
Date published: 2018-05-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from New Favorite I have never been a fan of the boxy style tops, always more of a fitted, long style top. However having 2 kiddos (and a little extra weight in the midsection still) I have been rethinking my style. I saw the amazing reviews for this and thought I’d give it a shot. SO happy I did. The first week I had it I wore it 3 times. It’s a thick but soft fabric, the drape is flattering (hides the midsection without making you look frumpy), and so versatile. I would say it does ‘run large’ but that is also the style, so I guess depends on how drapey you want it. I’m usually a small or medium in Madewell tops and went with the small (5’6”, 140lbs). Definitely recommend, I already purchased the Gabriel stripe one as well!
Date published: 2018-04-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from go to shirt XXS is a perfect fit- baggie but not too baggie. For reference, I am 5’2”, 110 lbs, 34B.
Date published: 2018-04-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LOVE, LOVE, LOVE I tried this on in-store and totally fell in love. It’s not sheer, it’s oversized without looking like a bag, and it can work for multiple seasons. I grabbed one because this will be perfect for Spring/Summer. It’s long enough to front-tuck or you can tie it, and one of the cute Madewell girls showed me to unbutton halfway from the bottom up, tuck in the button tail and then overlap the other tail in the front for a cute wrapped look. I love it!!
Date published: 2018-03-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My favorite shirt! Size down though This is probably my most favorite shirt ever, so much so that I currently have three of them in white (two still in the shipping plastic just in case I ever ruin one and need another!). Typically, I wear an XXL in most shirts but sized down in this shirt to an XL. This one definitely runs big. Love the quality, it's a heavy enough material to keep from looking cheap but light enough to keep you cool during a hot, Florida summer. Super versatile and a wonderful purchase. Don't let the price keep you from getting this one that you'll wear forever!
Date published: 2018-03-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect casual top This top is an amazing white button up. I have a hard time finding white shirts that aren't see-thru, but this one does the trick so I don't have to wear an under shirt with it! Love the casual style and can dress it up or wear it down. Based on other reviews, I ordered a size down from what I normally wear (medium) and was definitely glad I did because the fit is perfect. For reference I am 5'7", 140 lbs, and bra size 34D and I ordered a small. I didn't have any issues with the buttons/gaping around my chest.
Date published: 2018-01-22
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