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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.
  • 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 4.3 out of 5 by 20.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from very soft, slouchy shirt This shirt is really soft and gigantic! When I tried it on, I thought "hmm, maybe I'll try exchanging for the XXS and see how that works" and then realized that I had ordered the XXS, and it was just that big. I don't know what the difference is between the sizes, but I would definitely say to size down, even if you want a bloused look. I'm petite, but the XXS is almost overwhelming. Not quite, though! I'm excited to tuck it into skirts and high-waisted shorts, and wear open.
Date published: 2017-04-21
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
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Classy I love everything about this shirt! Quality, style, price,'s such a cool top!
Date published: 2017-01-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good go-to The good: this shirt is super soft and comfy. The material is nice — lightweight and not too sheer. I don't have to wear an undershirt with it. It's chic; I can wear it to work or brunch. I like that I can throw it on and still feel's a good go-to! The bad: it runs wayyy large (I normally wear a small or medium and bought a XS that's still baggy, but in a (mostly) good way...probably could have sized down one more even). It also wrinkles really easily.
Date published: 2017-03-25
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Fabric not what I expected I previously purchased this shirt in blue, and love it. The fabric is very light, almost (but not really) see-through, and has a charming drape that looks great with jeans. My most recent purchase in white was disappointing. The cut is the same, but the fabric is heavier, like a heavy sheeting, and doesn't drape at all- it's almost stiff, and looks a bit cheap. The shirt lost its appeal. I kept it because it's a reasonable white shirt to wear to the grocery store or something, but unlike my first purchase, it lacks any style or charm. I think it's a bit too expensive for what it is.
Date published: 2017-03-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great staple! I love this shirt! The quality and fit is very flattering and stylish. It does run fairly large though, so I highly recommend sizing down. I'm typically a medium in shirts (5'5'' 145 pounds DD cup), and it's very difficult for me to find button up tops that don't gape at my chest or make me look top heavy/boxy. I was swimming in the medium! I had to size down to a small and an x-small probably would have worked, as well. This shirt goes with pretty much everything. I love it so much, I'm tempted to buy another one!
Date published: 2017-02-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Another great staple! Ever since I discovered the Central shirt, I've always loved every pattern and color Madewell comes out with. This white shirt is no exception! It's not too thin (no bra lines, 32C) and is a beautifully soft material. I range from a S to M in Madewell tops since I like a looser look but always size down to an XS in Central Shirts to keep it a little shape to the shirt.
Date published: 2017-01-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Central Shirt I really like the Madewell tops. I am glad I found the Central style; it is very flattering. I love the off white color. This goes with everything in my closet. The only con is that I really wish this was 100% cotton and it was not mixed with modal. The Courier style is all cotton so I will probably stick with that style.
Date published: 2017-01-27
Rated 3 out of 5 by from I like the Courier Shirt better This particular version of the central shirt is great and probably works for a lot of people. However, the wide drapey/boxy fit is just slightly too much for me. It looks like a big giant square on my upper body. I find that the courier shirt has just a bit more shape to it, the way it drapes suggests a nice curve to the body vs the previously mentioned (for me) overly boxy shape. I am tall and have broad shoulders, wider hips, and small waist. This could be the issue. Otherwise a wonderful top.
Date published: 2017-02-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from clean, crisp, classic, comfortable I love this shirt! I wore it out of the store upon purchase.
Date published: 2017-01-17
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