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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.
  • 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 4.4 out of 5 by 34.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great basic This is a great shirt! I have had a difficult time finding a white button down that isn’t see through, so I was thrilled when I found this. I love Central shirts and I am slowly building up a collection of them; I think I have 4 currently. I love the loose fit of these tops, so I stick with my regular size.
Date published: 2017-12-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this top I ordered an XS and it’s a little looser than expected but it’s supposed to be a boxy fit so it works. This will be my go to top in the spring!
Date published: 2017-12-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Runs large but is lovely and great quality Fabric is sturdy but soft. I sized down from my normal M to S (5'5", 160lbs). I love this shirt and wear it all the time! Washes well (shrinks a teeny tiny bit after washing.
Date published: 2017-12-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wardrobe staple I purchased the central shirt in chambray a few years ago and it has become one of the most worn things in my closet and an absolute necessity for me during the summer months. I've been coveting the white but waited for a sitewide sale before making the plunge and I love it. The material is slightly thicker than the chambray but the way it sits on the body is very similar. I love how the sleeves have a cuffed look and I know that this will be my go-to when the weather warms up!
Date published: 2017-12-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Perfect Shirt Call me crazy but I feel sexy everytime I wear this boxy, oversized shirt. A total staple in my work and evening wardrobe. The perfect shirt for every ocasion. Please make more and never stop!
Date published: 2017-12-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love! I’m somewhat new to Madewell and this is my first Central Shirt purchase, but I will definitely be back for more! I am a medium in most shirts and purchased a small in this. The fit is still oversized but it isn’t sloppy. For reference I am 5’6”, 145 lbs, 34DDD. The fabric is a perfect weight and is not sheer at all. Pull from the dryer while warm and no ironing is needed.
Date published: 2017-10-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Please never stop making this I own three! Will probably buy more just in case I stain one so I'm never without. Beautiful fabric - love the drape and not see-through (so hard to find in a white shirt). Essential!!!
Date published: 2017-07-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love, Love, Love! I get many compliments every time I wear this shirt. It's so soft and comfy! I'm planning to order it in denim as well. I don't have to wear a cami underneath, which is a big plus in the Texas heat. It does run a bit large, so size down.
Date published: 2017-07-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very flattering silhouette I love, love, love the central shirt style! I wish you would come out with more colors more often. I check the website weekly to see if any new colors/patterns have come out. I'm a fan of darker colors, so I dyed this white shirt black and it's perfect. Please never discontinue this style!
Date published: 2017-07-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this shirt! I absolutely love this shirt. It's so versatile and I have gotten tons of use out of it already. It's definitely a spring/summer staple. It's a nice material, thick enough that your bra doesn't show through but it's very airy and loose, and looks so cute front tucked into skinny jeans or high waisted jean shorts. I'm going to buy another in a pattern.
Date published: 2017-02-22
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