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I want a fabulous white shirt

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sarahnova69 Wed 28-Dec-16 07:49:44

Recommendations please. The wish list:

- absolutely must not be transparent
- nicely and flatteringly cut for my hourglassy figure
- crisp and holds shape well (some stretch is fine)
- funky design features welcome - doesn't have to be a classic white shirt.
- easy to iron a bonus.

Budget stretchable for something worth it. Where do I look? For reference, I'm early 30s and a short size 8 overall.

Rioja123 Wed 28-Dec-16 11:18:33

Watching with interest!

cathyandclare Wed 28-Dec-16 11:19:54

Me too!
Can't find one though, hoping someone will be more useful and help all of us

Rioja123 Wed 28-Dec-16 11:22:25

I have quite a big bust and nearly always have to wear a camisole underneath shirts too - annoying

bojorojo Wed 28-Dec-16 11:26:39

T M Lewin. Any shirtmaker that does traditional men's shirts and a range for women too.

bojorojo Wed 28-Dec-16 11:28:37

Also Charles Tyrwhitt have a women's range.

sarahnova69 Wed 28-Dec-16 12:22:12

Interesting. Are the above makes cut for the feminine of figure?

I've been contemplating buying a cos shirt but am unsure about whether they pass the transparency test.

MadameCholetsDirtySecret Wed 28-Dec-16 12:31:09

I have some lovely cos shirts but the are utter buggers to iron. It doesn't stop me wearing them though!

Melstarrynight Wed 28-Dec-16 12:44:39

I got a good one in bravissimo. They do them for larger busts but still with a good waist.

Bejazzled Wed 28-Dec-16 12:47:57

Anything on Jaeger

I can tell you they wash and iron like a dream 🙂

CallarMorvern Wed 28-Dec-16 13:54:31

TKMaxx usually have a few nice ones in. I have a lovely fitted stretch one from there, can't remember the make off hand. I have a long body, so getting fitted shirts to fit nicely is the bane of my life.

Hoppinggreen Wed 28-Dec-16 13:56:41

I got a nice one from Gap . It's textured and I really like it.
I'm pretty booby and it looks nice

Fruitboxjury Wed 28-Dec-16 14:18:45

I love Ralph Lauren white shirts, they wash and wear brilliantly. I have a few with lovely details on the front but most of the ones online seem quite plain at the moment, maybe sold out in the sales?

Have a look at the OUTNET (there's a lovely Chloe one down to £100 that I can't manage to post link to) or Bloomingdales website for a few ideas if you're not finding much inspiration from regular sites as well, some lovely stuff and on sale too.

ceeveebee Wed 28-Dec-16 14:30:23

Banana republic or Jaegar is where I usually get white shirts from

pickledsausage Wed 28-Dec-16 15:50:17

I have a Massimo Dutti one

jobellinger Wed 28-Dec-16 20:44:40

This one's lovely for an hourglass shape...not cheap, but it is on sale www.saintbustier.com/courtney-shirt-white.html

LapinR0se Wed 28-Dec-16 20:48:53

You need Anne Fontaine

www.annefontaine.com/the-white-shirt

Expensive but worth it and there's an outlet at Bicester if you're ever in that neck of the woods.

sarahnova69 Wed 28-Dec-16 20:59:55

I thought I was fairly open on budget but WHOA Anne Fontaine does some lovely looking but EXPENSIVE white shirts...

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