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This Wear-Everywhere Piece Should be Your Next Summer Purchase

madewell chambray shirt
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* Midweight cotton fabric shirt, cut for a looser fit
* In a cool, faded denim “Buckley” color
* Perfect everyday basic

Sometimes all you need is to go back to basics. Case in point: this classic, Chambray button-down shirt by Madewell. If you don’t have one yet, you need to buy one.

This timeless piece is one of those tops that can be worn and interpreted many different ways. From a day at the office with a pair of smart, colorful trousers, to a night out with a sequin pencil skirt with sleeves rolled up, a la Jenna Lyons, or even a day at the beach as a swimsuit cover up, there is no wrong way to wear this shirt.

Madewell’s version has been cut in a loose, “borrowed from the boys” silhouette, with a curved hem and box pleat in the back enhancing its relaxed drape. With a slightly oversized fit and light distressing along the edges, this will be your new favorite, perfectly worn-in shirt.

Madewell is known for making great jeans. Their focus is also on all things you wear with denim such as unique leather jackets, keep-forever bags, cool, slouchy tees and compliment-worthy shoes and accessories. Their clothes showcase a simpler take on fashion, one that you can customize via the tuck of a shirt or how you roll up your sleeves. Madewell’s clothes are timeless yet sexy with a tomboy twist and they promise to be the one brand you will turn to again and again.

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