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Essential White Boyshirt
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Essential White Boyshirt
Product Details
The perfectly flattering, quintessential white shirt—every closet needs one.
  • True to size.
  • Cotton.
  • Machine wash.
  • Import.
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Essential White Boyshirt

Essential White Boyshirt is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 34.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from perfect white button-down I love how light it is (can be layered), and even though I bought XS (my size) it is long and loose enough for a boyshirt fit and yet close enough to the body to be flattering.
Date published: 2014-10-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best White Shirt EVER! I love this shirt and am super bummed I only bought 1. Madewell, please bring this shirt back!!
Date published: 2015-04-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect White Oxford This is a great staple. For reference, I am 5'3" 115lb 32D and I got an XS. I am hesitant to dry it because it fits absolutely perfectly right now. I didn't try it on before ordering because for the most part I am in XS in Madewell tops, but I have also been into the ex-boyfriend cut lately, which runs larger. This cut is true boyshirt, pretty straight lines, but it still works with curves because the length is a little below the waistline. Seems like it will be perfect for under sweaters or even with a cardigan or leather jacket.
Date published: 2014-12-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great shirt! Perfect classic white button down. I ordered an xs (5'3 105 lbs) and found it to be more fitted than most madewell xs button downs, but I liked that for this shirt. Not see through, very nice cotton. i am a big fan!
Date published: 2014-10-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Comfy & Ideal When I first got the shirt, I was worried that the fabric was a bit too thin. But after wearing it, I loved the light-weight texture and it wasn't so shear that I couldn't wear it on its own. It is so comfortable and is perfect for layering.
Date published: 2014-09-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from called the essential and thats what it is! love it! looks effortlessly chic! i wear mine with jeans, a great belt and tan sandals. it soft and comfy but still looks classy. ill be wearing mine all year!i bought size large and im an australian size 10-12. medium would probably have been ok but i like the slouchy fit and ill probably wear it as a jacket too in summer.Highly recommended!
Date published: 2014-09-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great fit This shirt is a great wardrobe essential. It has a great fit, hanging just slightly oversize while still being flattering, just like my other boyshirts I've gotten from Madewell. Will be great to layer under sweaters, wear over camis and t shirts, and just wear on its own. It's a tad sheer, but nothing a nude bra or camisole can't fix. I don't think it cheapens the shirt at all. It's very well made and 100% cotton. Definitely recommend, even if you already have a white button down in your closet. Can't have too many right??
Date published: 2014-09-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from White shirt that goes with anything. CLASSIC Love the classic essential white boy shirt. It is true to size and the material is so soft and the fit is very comfortable. The buttons on the picture looks like it is yellowish in color but it is not, they are actually white. I wore my white shirt with my skinny jeans. Love this shirt!
Date published: 2014-09-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from versatile shirt love it, it can be casual wear or formal, and the material is all cotton
Date published: 2014-01-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A little on the sheer side - otherwise, a staple! This shirt is, as other reviews have indicated, a little sheer. Besides this unfortunate feature, this shirt is a total classic. The buttons, the pocket, it's pretty much perfect. Bought three of em.
Date published: 2013-07-06
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