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Embroidered Cactus Courier Shirt
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Embroidered Cactus Courier Shirt
Embroidered Cactus Courier Shirt
Embroidered Cactus Courier Shirt
Embroidered Cactus Courier Shirt
Product Details
We remade our perfectly oversized, slightly boxy shirt in white cotton poplin embroidered with our very favorite cacti (for real, Madewell HQ is filled with the prickly guys). This beloved short-sleeve button-down is effortlessly cool—and so very versatile.
  • Body length: 27 1/4".
  • Oversized fit.
  • Cotton.
  • Machine wash.
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Embroidered Cactus Courier Shirt

Embroidered Cactus Courier Shirt is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 90.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cactus Cutie! I was able to scoop this MW top up very gently used, from another source...I've been waiting so long for it, but it always sells out on MW and is back ordered. I can see why now...Its soooo cute! ☆Material - has light stretch and lightweight airy feel. ☆Fit - super comfy. When I lift arms bottom of hem hits waist of my MW jeans. Top can be tied at waist too, with no show tummy. Tucked in with no bulky look. ☆Style - Cactus are tiny and so cute! ☆Arm holes - feel snug but not uncomfortable. Super glad I was able to get one size up from what I was going to originally order from MW in June, after it was back in stock. For me, I think the XXS would've been way to small and tighter in the arms. And in 100% I could see it possibly shrinking in the wash. For reference: Height: 5'4 Weight: 107 to 110 Typical MW top size: XXS Typical MW jean size: 23
Date published: 2018-04-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from true story This is cliche but idc... I first saw a girl wearing this shirt across the smoothie bowl place one balmy morning a year ago and I was like 'I have to have that and I will find it'. I finally tracked it down at Madewell and I'm so happy to see it's still available, because I've gotten so many compliments asking where I got it... I love it so much I needed to leave a review. This shirt is stupid flattering. I wear a 4/6 and the small is definitely oversized. Sometimes oversized things just make me look like a potato but the way this is cut it just makes me look smaller. It's SO GOOD and the cactus print is just too cute.
Date published: 2018-02-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love this shirt I absolutely love this shirt! It's so cute and I couldn't resist the cacti on it. The sleeves are a bit tight and the shirt is designed to be oversized. The color on the cacti does bleed a little bit when you wash them so I have been hand washing the shirt
Date published: 2017-11-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cool I ordered this shirt for myself. But I thought it was oh so cute that I asked my 22 year old daughter if she would like to wear it. She said yes!
Date published: 2017-08-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cacti Galore I fell in love with this shirt the moment I saw it, but, unfortunately, I was not able to buy it until it was already sold out :(. However, after waiting for awhile, I recently received it, and, wowwwwww, it is even better than I expected. As of right now, this is my favorite clothing item I own from Madewell (and that is REALLY saying something). I LOVE the embroidery. The cacti just really add something special to the already amazing courier shirt (also would love if Madewell would create more courier shirts with various other embroidered themes). For reference, I am a size S in Madewell, but I typically wear an XS in courier shirts and other button downs, so I also purchased an XS in this shirt. It fit perfectly!!!!
Date published: 2017-08-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nothing like it! I own a few of Madewell's courier shirts and this is by far my favorite. The mini cactus embroidered detail is clever and cute. Perfect little detail for the summer! The fabric is soft and comfy. I like to wear it half tucked in with rolled up skinny jeans or short jeans and layer a leather jacket or jean jacket for colder days. I am 5'1" and I usually wear XS at Madewell, and this shirt did run a size bigger so I recommend sizing down one size. I ended up getting an XXS and it was a perfect fit.
Date published: 2017-08-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fun and versatile This shirt has quickly become my go-to for spring. I'm devoted to my white courier shirt, and this embroidered version is such a fun variation for work or play. I love to wear it with high waisted jeans now, but I envision it with pull-on shorts when it warms up this summer! The quality is great, it's not very sheer, and it attracts a lot of attention and compliments. I love the slightly oversized fit because it is effortlessly cool without feeling too slouchy. I ordered my regular size and it was perfect.
Date published: 2017-05-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LOVE IT! Love how the courier shirt has a more feminine fit than most button downs. Super flattering and original looking!
Date published: 2017-04-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it Such a cute blouse, boxy, crisp, very stylish. I am sure I will find lots of excuses to wear this gem of a shirt.
Date published: 2017-04-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from In love! This shirt rocks. It's so fun - and fits just like it does on the model. If you want the slightly oversized look definitely go for your true size. I'm usually an M in Madewell, but sometimes go for S in the boxier / larger sweaters, but for this shirt an M was perfect. Love how the back is a little longer. I also have a large chest and the shirt still totally works which isnt always the case with the courier style. Def recommend - Can't wait to wear in the summer!
Date published: 2017-04-10
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