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There are some closet essentials that are so simple yet so elusive: the perfectly distressed jean or the versatile nude pump, for example. These garments—while they exist plentifully in the market—might be tougher than you think to totally nail, especially since you'll want to keep them forever; the fit, fabric, and feel of it need to be just right.
One such piece we've been on high alert for is an easy, breezy, white linen button down. Like that kind you'd ideally find after hunting through a flea market or a hand-me-down your mom wore circa late 1970s—which is cool and all, but finding one of those in mint condition and in your perfect size is kind of like the holy grail. So skip all that, because you can just buy this brand new one from LA's own Reformation.
At $98, it ain't exactly cheap, but we're talking about a perfectly relaxed fit using a sustainable, lightweight blend of Tencel and linen. Wear it tied at the waist with some high-rise jeans or leave it loose with cigarette pants and cute mules or loafers (a la Audrey Hepburn). And since it's made so well, you're likely to keep it in rotation for long while.