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Central Shirt in Benton Stripe
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Central Shirt in Benton Stripe
Central Shirt in Benton Stripe
Central Shirt in Benton Stripe
Product Details
Effortless and cool, our best-selling shirred shirt has an easy, slightly oversized fit. A feminine take on a classic button-down in timeless oxford stripes.
  • Slightly oversized fit.
  • Cotton/viscose.
  • Machine wash.
  • Import.
Free shipping exclusively for Madewell Insiders
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Central Shirt in Benton Stripe

Central Shirt in Benton Stripe is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 12.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect Short Sleeve Button Up This is hands-down the best button-up shirt I've ever owned- I love both the quality of the fabric and over-sized design. I had a baby this year and the style of the shirt is perfect for nursing (easy button up) and also my already curvy bust, is well bustier, and I amazingly have no problem with button gaps. For reference, I am 5 ft. tall and 125 lbs. and my chest size is 36D, and because of other reviews, I got my usual size small. The small has lots of room and like I said, there is no gapping between buttons. The shirt fits me like it fits the model and I would not recommend sizing up as the shirt is designed to be oversized. I have washed the shirt a few times in cold water and hung it up to dry, and the shirt has retained size and color. The navy and white stripes in this particular shirt are lovely and classic. Thank you Madewell, please don't stop making the Central Shirt!
Date published: 2017-11-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Super cute summer shirt There's not much to add to the numerous five-star reviews. The shirt is very comfortable - I was slightly worried about it not being 100% cotton, but no matter, it feels as soft and comfy as full-cotton shirts. I love this small stripe the best out of all the Central shirts - this one feels a little more modern than the Erinn (which I also own and sometimes reminds me of pajama stripes). The material is just a touch more substantial than the Erinn. In terms of sizing the XXS is perfect for me (5'2'' 107lb). As everyone else already commented, it goes with everything.
Date published: 2017-09-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect work to weekend shirt This shirt is amazingly versatile! I have worn it under a blazer for work, and with jeans and casual outfits for the weekend. I especially appreciate that this shirt is not see-through and sheer. The fabric is lightweight, but still substantial. I went with my smaller size, XS, and it fits perfectly. My chest is 32DD, so if you find that a lot of button down shirts pull around the chest area, this one will be perfect for you. Cannot recommend this one enough!
Date published: 2017-08-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My new favorite shirt I'm seriously in love with this shirt, it can function in so many outfits. It's classy enough for work and interviews, but I can also make it casual with jeans or high waisted shorts. Love love love it
Date published: 2017-08-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this top! I was SO excited when Madewell came out with the Central Shirt in this thinner stripe. I wasn't a huge fan of the popular Central Shirt in the thicker stripe, but this one I LOVE. I also have the Central Shirt in Erinn Stripe and this one is made of a slightly weightier material, but still very soft, comfortable and breathable. I'm 130lbs, 5'5" and normally a small in tops, but I sized up to a medium for this one because I wanted an extra oversized fit. I tried both the small and medium on at the store and the small was true to size, I just wanted to size up for how I like to style the shirt.
Date published: 2017-08-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from love this shirt! This shirt is a great shape. The detail in the shoulder adds a touch of feminine. This has become one of my new basics. I love it with my cropped jeans and penny loafers.
Date published: 2017-08-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Soft & comfortable Since it looked lose fitting I tried on an XS and Small, decided to go with a Small. The small was more roomier around my bicep. I would wear this top every day if I could. It's so comfortable and soft , it goes with so much. I've worn it with my white Cruiser straight denim, slacks for work and tucked into denim cut offs. Great top and worth every penny.
Date published: 2017-08-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Classic print and a classic shirt Bought this shirt in-store and it is as lovely as I thought it would be. I've been wanting a central shirt for nearly a year now but I was waiting for a nice clean print to make it back online; the stripe-mix pattern wasn't really my look. This shirt is everything I was looking for. Now if they would just make more prints for the courier shirt, I would be even happier ;)
Date published: 2017-07-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great shirt Love this central shirt. Worn to work and to a casual night out. Super soft and comfy, just a little thinner/lighter material than thought. Would buy again! Does run large, but that's just the nature of the shirt. I'm 5'10" 135lbs and usually a medium. This medium has the casual comfy oversize look but not swallowing. Definitely would not size up.
Date published: 2017-12-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great shirt for work or weekend Great fit. The shirt is loose fitting and super comfy but somehow is also very flattering to your figure. The material is a little thin but still has a high quality feel and keeps you cool.
Date published: 2017-12-09
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