The one staple that is hanging in everyone’s closet? A white button-up, of course! No matter the closet, no matter who it is, we’re confident just about everyone has a white button shirt hanging in it. The reason? A white button-up shirt is the ultimate styling piece. It can be worn a dozen different ways, to countless different places and look brand-new every single time. In fact, when it comes to pieces this versatile, there are simply so few. That’s why the white button-up is so much more than just a basic — it’s an essential.
Make no mistake, though, the only thing better than a basic everyday essential? A basic, everyday essential that’s also been updated, of course! This borrowed-from-the-boys tie-front white button-up is the perfect example of an update done right.
The Madewell Tie Front Shirt is a classic upgrade to the classic style we all know and love. This traditional, borrowed-from-the-boys signature style now features a more updated tie-front detail. The 100% cotton shirt also features a single chest patch and roll-ready long sleeves as we come to expect. Despite the silhouette being more on the cropped side, this sleek shirt is definitely still appropriate for the office! In fact, the tie front detailing is the perfect length as it hits right at the waist.
No, it’s not just Us who think this tie top is perfect because so many other shoppers do, too! Across the board, the reviewers were not only this shirt’s biggest cheerleaders but they also dished on how endlessly versatile it can be.
From the reviewer who said it was the perfect casual top to the shopper who said it was a date-night staple, this tie top was the ideal option when looking to transition from day to night. In fact, not only is it the ideal day-to-night option but it’s the ideal option to transition from season-to-season, as reviewers pointed out. Talk about music to our ears! Just about everyone knows how difficult it is to find a piece that remains light and airy throughout those often hot summers. Not here! Throw on this top, tie it and off we go!
So many happy shoppers were so pleased over how this stylish staple was a more structured alternative to their often times too casual white T-shirt. Instead of the white tee, this tie top was just as easy to incorporate into their day-to-day uniforms but instead offered a more fitted, structured style. Actually, so many users loved how flattering this shirt was compared to those stiff button-ups that sometimes aren’t the most flattering. For those worried about that, fear not! This is not one of those shirts!
It goes without saying, this structured shirt keeps its signature style has a bit more of a relaxed fit. In fact, it could almost be comparable to those relaxed tops that were so wildly popular in the ’90s. With such a resurgence of all things ’90s, there couldn’t be a more on trend option out there!
Surely, the best part about a versatile shirt is the endless styling options. It’s almost an unspoken fact that if something can be worn often, it can be worn with almost anything.
In terms of the most classic styling approach with this tie top? A pair of light, medium or even, dark wash denim, of course! Across the board, nothing looks more polished or put together then a white shirt and a well-fitting pair of jeans. There is something so effortless, yet elegant about it. Keep things light and airy by finishing off this outfit with this pair of chunky, block heel sandals. Opt for one in a bold shade for a fun pop of color!
For those looking for the ultimate work option, this is the shirt to style! Go ahead and reach for an ultra-sleek style pant, perhaps in satin or even a tailored trouser. The tie front will add a fun spin to this otherwise normal, traditional and sometimes boring outfit combination. Pair this look to perfection by finishing it off with a classic nude or black tote and layer a trench coat over it!
Let’s go ahead and quickly transition from day to night. Reviewers loved that with just a few minor adjustments, this top was not only nighttime appropriate, but date night ready, too! Slip into a pair of chic mules or flats and finish off with an equally chic crossbody!
There is nothing more classic than a polished white shirt, that’s just a fact. So why not update the old standby with this equally transitional oh-so-chic upgraded white tie top that has left so many users calling it an absolute must-have.
See it: Grab the Madewell Tie Front Shirt (originally $80) now just $65 at Nordstrom! Not your style? Check out additional shirt options also available at Nordstrom!
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