A White Blouse

💮Well dears, a white sheet is not a workart yet, like a white charming shirt could be.

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White blouses (or shirts, if you prefer) seem to occupy a niche all to themselves in the annals of fashion.  There is something both unpretentious and elegant about a white blouse.  A white blouse is almost always noticed and admired, and even the most tailored white blouse has an air of femininity to it.

Here is what Christian Dior had to say about the color white when he wrote The Dictionary of Fashion in 1954: “White is pure and simple and matches with everything. For daytime it has to be used with great care because it must always be really white and immaculate…  But nothing gives the impression of good grooming and being well dressed more quickly than spotless white…”  (Published again in 2007 by Abrams, New York, New York; page 120).

What could be a better example of being well dressed than this white blouse featured in the February/March 1955 Vogue…

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4 responses to “A White Blouse

  1. mmerce60

    There is nothing more beautiful than a white shirt! 🥰

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  2. We must always have at least one white shirt in the closet…just don’t eat spaghetti and marinera when you wear it, haha.

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