I think this is not good counsel. Not every suit situation is equally formal.
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Please present this offer in stores, or shop online using code BCFL My Brooks Rewards Welcome Back! But I get a ton of wear out of mine before that happens. They come in tons of colors and fun patterns. I think only blouses, button-down, silk shell, or otherwise, are acceptable.
Wearing a t-shirt with a suit, to me, looks like wearing yoga pants with heels ok, maybe not that absurd, but still. I may have one or two stylized t-shirts I voluntarily purchased from Kohls to run errands in on the weekends.
I agree about not wearing cotton t-shirts under suits although I also rarely wear buttoned shirts because of the weirdness of what you do with the collar and the bunching up. This is the best under-suit top ever: The collar is nice and stiff and it never gapes — even as a small-chested gal I find that many oxfords still gape. Sizing can be tricky since the shirts are unisex but in general they run pretty narrow.
As someone who is in court every day, I dress differently for a status t shirt appropriate than I would for a jury trial or COA argument. Not every suit situation is equally formal. I also have a few J Crew three-quarter sleeve button fronts that I wear that are fitted enough to tuck in but cut generously enough through the chest for the well-endowed. That said, I never feel completely confident in them — button-front shirts look like little girls playing grown up professional to me, especially when the wearer actually looks young.
I really like the J crew perfect fit tees for under suits. I love shells from Ann Taylor. I recently got one similar to this style http: They often have a sheen to them that makes them appear a bit more dressy and good to transition into after work. Of course, I would prefer if similar came with sleeves. And the fabric catch very easily so you have to be careful with jewelry and not to hang them near anything that might snag. Hoping they have something similar this summer since I always have the same few on rotation.
Kicking myself for not stocking up once I saw how great they fit and how well they hold up. They are nice but the crewnecks do look casual for a suit imo. The fabric does not fade. They are the single most flattering tops I have owned. Slim cut without being suctioned to you. And if you lose weight, even significant amounts, they still fit. Nordstrom usually puts one style on its anniversary sale.
Their short sleeve and sleeveless shells are dressier than tees. They are boxy as claimed but this cab be a good thing if you are not trying to come across as sexy or if your weight goes up and down.
Thick enough, soft material, great color selection, and no tag in the neck! It lies flat under suits and cardis, and washes so well does not get misshapen or fade. Pendleton has silk tees in beautiful colors, with or without sleeves, and they wash perfectly in the machine delicate cycle.
How do people deal with the gape in button-down tops. Having a snap installed? Christopher and Banks has the very nicely made, fine knit cotton satin-piped crew necks, in a dozen colors. I used to have a white v-necked blouse with 3 pin-tucked pleats parallel to the neck-line sat higher on the neck.
Still looking for this style, because it sat high enough to provide a pleasant contrast for darker suits, but had a softer look than an oxford collared shirt. This is a great topic, although this thread has been dormant a while Would anyone have any updates on where to find the perfect shirt for layering under suit jackets?
This is a great topic, although this thread has been dormant a while. Would anyone have any updates on where to find the perfect shirt for layering under suit jackets?
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Popover Blouses for Work: A Happy Medium Some blouses are cut like t-shirts in that they have no buttons, pull over the head, have no gaping problems and are generally more comfortable.
Sleeveless Tops for Work Sleeveless tops, shells and blouses can be great alternatives to sleeved blouses and tees, particularly if you want a layered look with clean lines.
To tuck or not to tuck? And speaking of buttons: Should your camisole be white or nude? What do you feel about lace shell t-shirts? Are they work appropriate? My top choices for summer work blouses — http: Add a Comment Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Comment Thank you for commenting. Check out more Corporette threadjacks of interest here!
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