Gingham (Featuring J. Crew Gingham Utility Shirt in Burnished Citron)August 13, 2014
|J. Crew Gingham Utility Shirt | Club Monaco Pamera Pleated Skirt (similar) | LOFT Factory Necklace (similar) | Kate Spade Primrose Hill Little Kaelin Bag | Zara Wedge Pumps (similar)|
|BCBGMAXAZRIA Abree Relaxed Jacket (in beige, leather, blue, and print) | J. Crew Gingham Utility Shirt | Gap 1969 Destructed Sexy Boyfriend Denim Shorts | c/o Ann Taylor Rattan Straw Bag | Converse All Star Shoreline Sneaker|
First off, some measurements for those who find them helpful:
Secret Wash Shirt in Gingham, size 12: Shoulder: 15.75"; Sleeve Length: 21.5"; Overall Length: 26.5"; Underarm to Underarm: 18"; Waist: 17.5".
Gingham Utility Shirt, size 00P: Shoulder: 15"; Sleeve Length: 22"; Overall Length: 26.5"; Underarm to Underarm: 18"; Waist: 18.5".
The most pronounced difference between these two styles is the fabric composition (100% cotton vs a cotton/linen blend); the Crewcuts version is palpably stiffer which bodes well for those who prefer freshly starched shirts. I personally like a drapier, formless structure for dress shirts as I find them better suited for casual affairs (specifically, the softer fabric allows the shirt to be worn in a tie front style).
|Top: J. Crew Gingham Utility Shirt in Burnished Citron|
Bottom: Crewcuts Boys' Secret Wash Shirt in Gingham
Another difference worth noting is that the Crewcuts shirt has only one chest pocket (on left) while the women's version has two.
The price difference is not insignificant ($39.50 for Crewcuts and $88 for women) but I still think the latter is the obvious winner despite the price differential.
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