It's short sleeve and has a ribbon that ties around the back to create an empire waist. It has ruffles and buttons and it's a little see-through...it's totally ethereal and girly. But for some reason what I like about it more than anything is its interpretation of the white dress shirt.
This look is classic, it's crisp, it's light and summery, and anybody can (and should) wear it. Luckily, for those of us who tend to take a more funky approach, there are alternatives:
(ps. Yes, I realize I used the same 4 people for all of my examples - sorry but the Olsen twins, Erin Wasson and Kate Moss just work everything flawlessly).
From the blogs:
Fashiontoast, Childhood Flames, Femme Rationale
So there you have it. Who knows, maybe the white shirt will even be another solution for my summer problems. I'm feeling very good about the whole thing. Yes, wearing black is perfect to wear on most - if not all - occasions...but it's summer now, and we can't always be chic moody New Yorkers.