24 Jul

Who Makes The Best Denim Shirt?

posted by ninahelleny in SHOPPING

I asked the question earlier today on Twitter, "who makes the best denim shirt?" I received several suggestions. Here are my findings. The shirt above is the Western Denim Shirt by J. Crew. I love how it looks on her and the look of the material in this picture, but I think it looks different in the product-only photos. I am leaning towards this one because it would be great for now and work into Fall and Winter unlike some of the lighter shirts.


Keeper Chambray Shirt by J. Crew is my second pick. I like that it's lightweight and could be worn with white jeans, shorts, and also as shown here with regular denim. 

This shirt is the Rubbish Chambray Boyfriend Shirt on This could be a good one for the rest of Summer with a more budget-friendly price tag of $49.

This shirt is also from Nordstrom. It's the Trouvé Faded Denim Shirt. I've seen this shirt in person a couple of times. Both times I considered buying it, but then I saw it online and I'm not a fan of how this shirt fits this model. I like to see how things look on other people too.

If you're a Banana Republic fan, they offer one too. It's called the Soft-wash Denim Shirt.

Other Twitter suggestions: Old Navy (sold out online), American Eagle, Eddie Bauer, and  Target.

Do you have a favorite denim/chambray shirt?

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  • Cate O

    I bought the western denim shirt by J. Crew (in your first photo) because I loved how it looked on the model too. Unfortunately, I found the body to be much more boxy in reality. Sizing down would have made the shoulders much too tight.

    My hunt continues!

  • Mandy Rose

    I have the Trouvé Faded Denim Shirt from Nordstrom that I got last year and I really love it! I also just purchased a darker denim shirt at the Gap this past weekend in Chicago and I love it too! Any of those are good choices!

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  • Kate

    I LOVE this chambray popover from J.Crew

    I bought one and am going to buy another monogrammed one!

  • Sarah Elizabeth

    I picked one up at Forever 21 for $12 and LOVE it! I wear it with bright denim cutoffs and white skinny denim crops.

  • Courtney Wyse

    I have the keeper chambray from jcrew and it’s absolutely the best. I own 4 chambray shirts (ridic I know) and this one is the best –not too light, not too dark and super soft!

  • Lili

    i found mine at target!

  • Colleen

    I actually just bought one at forever 21 Friday for $20 and it looks similar to the J. Crew western one in style, but lighter in color.

    It took me forever to find one that fit what I wanted–was willing to pay much more for one, but ended up finding exactly what I wanted for so much less!

    Writing a post about it later this week as I’m still figuring out ways to wear it that work for me.

  • Candace Guy

    I bought this one from Gap and love it :) I have been LOVING it :)

  • Crystal

    I have the rubbish boyfriend shirt for Nordstrom and love it! You are so right! It looks awesome with white jeans or white shorts!