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Top 10 White Button-Down Shirts For Petites

These Crisp and Clean White Button-Downs Work Best For Petite Women

These Crisp and Clean White Button-Downs Work Best For Petite Women

The perfect white button-down—what an elusive concept, right? Each one is either too loose, too sheer, too stiff... the list goes on and on. It can often be even more difficult for those who are petite, because they have specific tailoring needs. The perfect white button-down used to exist in the world as a unicorn until now! We did all the searching for you, and have rounded up the Top 10 white button-down shirts for petite people. Start shopping and get ready to style your new favorite versatile top for everything from work to the weekend. Opening image: express.com

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April 4, 2018

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Sanctuary Steady Boyfriend Roll Tab Shirt
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Sanctuary Steady Boyfriend Roll Tab Shirt

USERS SAID: "I like this top a lot overall because it's a comfortable, breathable material and fits well, and I like the Sanctuary brand overall."

LOVED FOR: This top defines casual-cool with its purposefully crinkled fabric and slouchy sleeves.

J.Crew Petite Slim Perfect Shirt in Stretch Cotton

LOVED FOR: A waist-defining fit thanks to perfectly placed darts

STYLE WITH: Pair this shirt with a pair of dark tailored jeans and black slide mules for a classic, sophisticated look.

Express Petite Slim Fit Convertible Sleeve Portofino Shirt

LOVED FOR: The semi-sheer crepe and slim fit

USERS SAID: "Tried this on right away when package arrived. The blouse is gorgeous and I love having the option to wear the sleeves up or down. The material is nice and I will be wearing this to work a lot!"

Theory Tenia Cotton Blend Blouse

USERS SAID: "Perfect fit. Hangs so nicely. Love the tapering waist and the non flimsy fabric. Gold standard of button down shirts."

BEST FOR: If you're looking for the white button down you will wear forever and ever (and ever)

Foxcroft 3/4 Sleeve Paige Non Iron Shirt

USERS SAID: "Order a size up - and it's a fantastic blouse for a professional woman. Goes anywhere...do not have to tuck it in....four seasons."

LOVED FOR: A performance fabric (aka one less thing to iron)

Foxcroft Fitted Non-Iron Shirt

LOVED FOR: Cropped sleeves that add personality to your basic button down and a non-iron fabric

HELPFUL TIP: A lot of reviews say that this shirt runs large, so if you're between sizes, size up.

Banana Republic Riley Tailored-Fit Stain-Resistant Super-Stretch Shirt

LOVED FOR: A fabric that's both high-stretch and stain-resistant, perfect for a high volume of wear

USERS SAID: "The fit and wear of these shirts are amazing. I love the fit. Can feel feminine and powerful in this shirt. Great petite shirt that doesn’t make me look sloppy."

Ann Taylor Petite Perfect Shirt

LOVED FOR: Darts at the size that effortlessly flatter the waist

WHERE TO WEAR: Throw this shirt on for work any season, pairing it with everything from pencil skirts to cardigans.

Gap New Fitted Boyfriend Oxford Shirt

USERS SAID: "This is a versatile shirt for work and play! Great fabric that is well structured and of fine quality"

LOVED FOR: An accurate, easy, and all-around perfect fit

BOSS Bashina Stretch Poplin Shirt

USERS SAID: "This crisp, white blouse is just better than all other crisp white blouses. On first touch, you can determine the quality of the fabric and it's sufficiently thick and opaque that a camisole is not required. The zipper up the side and the form following seams make this wardrobe staple one of the most flattering pieces you can buy."

HELPFUL TIP: This shirt has accurate sizing but a slim fit, so you may want to size up.

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