Who can hate on the white button-down shirt? It's classic, cool, and looks good with virtually anything. But when Summertime rolls around, I want the fresh look minus the stiff feel. That's where this Splendid Lightweight Jersey Button-Down Shirt ($108) comes in. It's white, thus crisp, but comfy at the same time. Wonderful. Even more wonderful? I found a version that's less pricey.
To see the look for less,
Say hello to Stem Organic Cotton Boyfriend Shirt ($42), the more eco-conscious sister of the Splendid top. It has the same easy vibe, tab sleeves, and pocket. Sure, it's not considered cheap, but it beats dishing out over $100. I envision this piece being used as a cover-up, as well as a standalone shirt over cutoff shorts.